The holidays can be a challenging time for many reasons. Should you or someone you know need support when Iona is closed, please reach out to the following resources:
Capital Area Food Bank: Call 202-644-9807 or utilize their interactive map to locate food resources in your area: https://www.capitalareafoodbank.org/COVID19response/#get-help
Find a list of locations that are open when DC Government activates the Cold Emergency Plan: https://snow.dc.gov/service/warming-centers-and-facilities
Mental Health Crisis
The Community Response Team (CRT) can provide immediate assistance to individuals experiencing emotional, psychiatric, or substance use challenges. Call 202-673-6495 to request an on-the-spot assessment and linkage to mental or behavioral health services.
For other resources available for older adults in the District, call the DC Department of Aging and Community Living: 202-724-5626 .
If you suspect an older adult is being abused, neglected, or exploited, contact Adult Protective Services at 202-541-3950.
Resources in Montgomery County: Contact the Aging and Disabilities Resource Unit at (301) 777-3000 or visit https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/senior/.
Resources in Other Locations: The Eldercare Locator can provide information on aging services anywhere in the United States. Call 1-800-677-1116 or visit https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx.