Resident Resources

Community Affairs Resources

Community Affairs Resources

The Mayor’s Office of Community Affairs offers  programming and resources for District residents.

Please be advised that this is not a comprehensive list of District resources. If you are looking for resources outside of this page please contact 311:  the Districts 24 hour  toll-free number that allows people in the District of Columbia to request assistance with city services and information.

NonProfit Capacity Building

The Mayor’s Office on Volunteerism & Partnerships provides capacity-building training and technical assistance to District of Columbia agencies, nonprofit 501(c)(3) corporations, as well as community and faith-based organizations. Capacity building functions assist local service providers to identify, apply, and manage competitive grants and related in-kind resources in addition to advising on board development, fundraising and grant development, proposal writing, program evaluation, DCRA and IRS compliance guidelines, and social media applications.

Community Training

The Mayor's Office of Community Affairs provides training in the following areas:
  • Salary Negotiations Training
  • Financial Literacy
  • Active Shooter Training
  • Cultural Competence Training
  • Career Readiness
View Upcoming Trainings

Grant Funding Opportunities

Language Access Services

The Language Access Program is dedicated to removing language as a barrier to obtaining information and services from the District government. The Office of Human Rights (OHR) is responsible for the oversight and enforcement of the Language Access Act in partnership with the Office on African Affairs (MOAA), the Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA), the Mayor's Office on Latino Affairs (MOLA). Language Access Coordinators at each office assist and monitor DC government agencies, programs, and services in complying with the Language Access Act.

Meet Our Language Access Coordinators

LGBTQ Services

Returning Citizens

Complete the Returning Citizen Intake Form to be informed and advised on opportunities for housing, health care and employment.
Returning Citizen Intake Form

Learn about some of our current programs:
CDL CLASS B Training
Family Reunification
Pathways to Work
Identification Resources
Vital Document Fee Waiver
In collaboration with the DC Housing Authority (DCHA) MORCA provides twenty (20) housing vouchers to Returning Citizens per year here in the District of Columbia. MORCA adheres to the DCHA criteria when selecting returning citizens for the housing voucher program. For more information on the Housing Choice Voucher program Please click here DC Housing Authority

District Veteran Support Services and Resources

Donations and Volunteer Opportunities in the District

Clean City

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

Immigration Legal Services

COVID-19 Resources

Mayor's Office of LGBTQ Affairs
Resident Resources