Emergency Assistance Program (EMAST)

Alternate Name: EMAST

Organization: Salvation Army NW - National Capital Area Command

Eviction Prevention (rental or mortgage assistance), Utility Shut-off Prevention (electric, gas and heating), Food and Nutrition Assistance (pantry/non perishable food) Emergency financial and food assistance is available at Corps Community Centers located throughout the Greater Washington DC region. A team of social service coordinators, located in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia, offer case management and solutions to help families in need stabilize their situation. This helps to keep a roof over their heads and the utilities on.
Service Eligibility: Geography DC Resident
Application: Apply either in person Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm OR Submit an application by email. Download each needed form from web page to your device. Complete each required application. Save the applications to your device. Then, email them by CLICKING ON THE WEB PAGE TO EMAIL YOUR COMPLETED FORMS. Once you have submitted your application(s), you will be contacted regarding the next step. Please note that the completion of this application does not guarantee the granting of funds.

District Social Services for residents of DC Warfds 1-6
1434 Harvard Street, NW Washington DC 20009

(202) 332-5000

Solomon G. Brown Corps (Solomon G. Brown Community Center SE)
2300 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue, SE Washington DC 20020

(202) 678-9770

For residents of DC Wards 7-8

Sherman Avenue Corps
3335 Sherman Avenue NW Washington DC 20010`

(202) 829-0100

Social services case management, Free hot lunch 3x week, Youth music program, Spiritual care and worship, Summer camp registration, Back to School supplies, Christmas assistance