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Welcome

TERRIFIC, Inc. is a thirty-six (36) year old action oriented, 501 (c) 3, non-profit (tax exempt), housing and human service organization whose primary goal is to respond to families in crises. "Families in Crisis" represents any group of persons (i.e. children and adolescents, adults, seniors and families) who share same or similar health, psycho-social-economic ills, housing or discriminatory problems that might prohibit their access to needed services or impede their rights to quality care and human dignity. TERRIFIC, Inc. identifies and develops resources to meet those needs and fosters a continued response to future crises.

As the parent organization, TERRIFIC, Inc. operates several diverse housing, residential care and human service programs. Notably, TERRIFIC, Inc. is the D.C. Office on Aging Lead Agency for Ward 1 and 4 residents who are 60 years old and older. TERRIFIC, Inc. ensures the full range of DCOA-funded services designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of seniors. TERRIFIC, Inc.’s DCOA Ward One and Four Lead Agency Senior Service Programs plan and deliver direct services to older adults and their families(Meals, Nutrition Education, Health Promotion and Counseling Services, Case Management, Recreation and Socialization Services and Medical Transportation Services, etc.). TERRIFIC, Inc.’s goal is for seniors to age in place while living vibrant and active lives. 

Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC)

  • With DCOA funding, TERRIFIC, Inc.’s Ward One, Two and Four ADRC’s plan and deliver direct services (meals; nutrition education, health promotions and counseling; comprehensive assessments and case management; recreation and socialization services; caregiver respite and other services) to older adults and their families. TERRIFIC, Inc.’s goal is for seniors to age in place while living vibrant and active lives.
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Affordable Housing

  • Affordable Housing
    Affordable Housing: The TERRIFIC Inn I, located two blocks from the U Street corridor, offers subsidized independent living for seniors 55 years and older and the TERRIFIC Inn II, in close proximity to Kennedy Street, N.W., offers spacious, subsidized and moderately priced housing for special needs populations. TERRIFIC, Inc.’s subsidized-housing program participants include senior citizens, low income individuals and needy families.
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Older Adult and HIV Program

  • Nearly 40% of all the persons in the District of Columbia with HIV are over 50 years old. To decrease the alarming rate of HIV infection among older District adults, TERRIFIC, Inc.’s Older Adults and HIV Prevention Program provides HIV prevention and education to older District residents and to adult service providers.TERRIFIC, Inc.’s Older Adults and HIV Program seeks to educate, offer testing, integrate linkages to care, train and support community providers.
  • For more information and/or service: 

    TERRIFIC, Inc.
    Corporate Office

    Ward One ADRC Administrative Office

    Ward Two ADRC Administrative Office

    Ward Four ADRC Administrative Office

    1222 T St., N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20009

    910 Westminster St., N.W.
    Washington, D.C. 20009

    1220 L St., N.W., #800
    Washington, D.C., 20005

    418 Missouri Ave., N.W.
    Washington, D.C.

     

    *Case Management and Nutrition Services are provided via home visit at the Bernice Fonteneau Senior Wellness Center by appointment

     

    *Case Management and Nutrition Services are provided via home visit at the Hattie Holmes Senior Wellness Center by appointment