terrific, inc

©2020 by TERRIFIC, INC.


Temporary Emergency Residential Resource Institute for Families in Crisis, Inc.



1222 T St NW, Washington, DC 20009

TERRIFIC, Inc. believes that all persons, regardless to race, sex, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, creed, gender, sexual orientation, age, real or perceived disability, physical appearance, political beliefs, marital status, family responsibilities, medical and psychiatric diagnosis, place of residence, source of income, economic or educational level, should have access to safe, clean affordable housing and comprehensive support services.

TERRIFIC, Inc., founded in 1975 by the Reverend Debbie Tate and volunteers, is an internationally recognized, non-profit housing and human service organization. It's mission is to meet the bio-psychosocial needs of “People in Crisis” (groups of people who share similar bio-psychosocial-economic challenges that impede their access to care, resources, and quality life).

Regional Lead Agencies for Senior Services

TERRIFIC, Inc. is the Regional Senior Services Agency that represents District of Columbia Wards 1, 2 and 4. 

Specialty Programs

A culturally aware senior service day program designed to decrease social isolation, a multipurpose senior day-center program designed to assist and stabilize homeless seniors and inclusive LGBTQI senior services. 

HIV non- medical case managementand Housing Services 

HIV non- medical case managementand Housing Services 

City-wide caregivers conference

A critical skills-building conference for caregivers and licensed professionals.


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