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Meet Frank, one of our Day Program participants

“Coming to McClendon makes me whole. To be an inspiration to my peers… to come here and take the saddest person at the table and make them laugh and smile, that’s what I want. I’m always going to make you laugh. That’s just me. I’ve got to keep laughing in here [pointing to his heart].” […]

Meet Terraia, our Office Coordinator

“I love being able to interact with the clients on a daily basis. Some days are more challenging than others but I still would not trade it for anything in the world.” If you’ve ever called or visited our Core Service Agency on North Capitol, chances are you were greeted by Terraia’s warm smile and […]

Help Us Reach Our #GIVINGTUESDAY Goal

PLEASE HELP US REACH OUR #GIVINGTUESDAY GOAL OF $1,500 FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES When you contribute to McClendon Center, you’re helping to provide hope and healthier lives to our more than 1,000 men and women who are living with mental illness. So often, when a client first comes to us, they have broken ties to family, […]

Dr. Tanya Royster Visits McClendon Center

“…YOU are the heart and soul of McClendon Center” A big thank you to Dr. Tanya Royster, Director of DC’s Department of Behavioral Health, for taking time to visit with McClendon Center. In October, Dr. Royster met with several of our clients as well as Dennis Hobb, our Executive Director; Sarah Barclay Hoffman, Chair of […]

McClendon Center Earns 5-Star Rating

McClendon Center earned the only 2015 five-star Provider Scorecard rating by the DC Department of Behavioral Health. The Scorecard evaluates 22 DC community-based mental health providers for quality of services, adherence to Federal and District regulations and policy requirements as well as financial compliance. This honor is a reflection of our clients’ commitment to their […]

2014 McClendon Center Annual Report

Our 2014 Annual Report will tell you in greater detail what we’ve accomplished at McClendon Center in the past year and the way we have benefited our city. We still have a lot to do, and we hope that you will either begin or continue to work with us. People need McClendon Center, and we […]