Pennsylvania Avenue Village East

Our Goal

Our aim—with the assistance of proven providers and supported by a service fee—is to help seniors 50 years and over maintain a well-balanced, healthy lifestyle through programs such as:

  1. Volunteer transportation assistance to and from medical appointments

  2. Prescription pickup

  3. Nutrition, health, and medical care information

  4. Grocery shopping assistance

  5. Daily telephone contact

  6. Seminars and small-group discussions

  7. Social and religious study activities

  8. Cooking and computer classes*

  9. Excercise opportunities (walking groups, strength training, etc)*

  10. Major handyman services/contractors/lawn-care*

  11. Bridge-building (partnership with youth to provide volunteer opportunities such as reading to seniors, light gardening, etc)

Neighbors helping neighbors by providing helping hands as we age at home is vital to a healthy lifestyle and helps build a strong, friendly, loving community.

*Will cost an additional fee.

Pennsylvania Avenue

Village East is a community-based nonprofit organization designed to provide support services and programs to help residents along Pennsylvania Avenue east of the Anacostia River age 50 and over maintain a healthy, independent life style in their own homes as long as they can.  The Village has


community who wish to remain in their own homes as they age. Our service area includes Dupont Park, Randle Highlands, Penn Branch, Fort Davis and Hillcrest.

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been established by members of our

We—just like our web site—are just getting started.  In the months ahead, we look forward to offering more information about the services we plan to facilitate, and will be hosting a survey to learn more about the needs of our community. Be sure to come back soon for news and information.

In the mean time, to join our effort or express interest in Village services, please call 202-657-6160 and ask for Ethel Wilson, Stella Hall, Robert Richards, or Jackie Stuckey. Or, e-mail

Click to take our service needs survey!Survey.html