Partners & Programs

THEARC is the permanent home of eleven world-class cultural and social service agencies-all who embrace the goal of enriching the cultural and social experiences of children and families living east of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC.

Featured Partner

Covenant House Washington provides youth (ages 18-24) food, shelter, clothing, educational and vocational services, counseling, life skills education, recreation, and child care.  All services are provided at no cost to the youth. ...

Featured Program

This year the Ward 8 Farmers Market and THEARC is proud to introduce a regular calendar of activities throughout the summer and fall months which will provide free, healthful activities for youth & adults. In addition to the market offerings, community members will have access to free yoga, cooking demonstrations, youth art activities and performances at the W8FM from June 7 - September 2014. For a full listing of all events throughout the summer and fall, please see the calendar below.