Helping Out: Associations and Nonprofit Organizations

August 6, 2002

<ro>Arlington Boulevard

<lst>American Red Cross

4333 Arlington Blvd.


Mission statement: The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers who provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.


<lst>Ballston Partnership

Office: Marymount University

Ballston Campus

1000 N. Glebe Road

Mail: 3807 N. Glebe Road, Suite 55

Arlington, VA 22207

Mission statement: Ballston Partnership is an organization created to promote Ballston as a desirable business and residential location.

Barcroft School and Civic League

800 S. Buchanan St.


Mission statement: The Barcroft School and Civic League wants to enhance the quality of life in the Ballston neighborhood.


<lst>Arlington YMCA

3422 N. 13th St.

Arlington, VA 22201


Mission statement: The YMCA is an organization that fosters the spiritual, mental, and physical development of individuals, families, and communities according to the ideals of inclusiveness, equality, and mutual respect for all.

Borromeo Housing

3304 N. Washington Blvd.


Mission statement: Borromeo Housing provides a home to women and children who have no other place to go.

Clarendon Alliance Inc.

3195 Wilson Blvd.


Mission statement: The Clarendon Alliance is a public-private partnership chartered by the Arlington County Board to promote the health and vitality of Clarendon and surrounding areas.

<ro>Columbia Pike

<lst>Arlington Community Action Program

1644 N. McKinley Road

Arlington, VA 22207


Mission statement: ACAP’s mission is to promote health and wellness, self-reliance, education and skill development that will enhance the quality of life for Arlington community residents.

Arlington Food Assistance Center

2708 S. Nelson St.


Mission statement: The Arlington Food Assistance Center seeks to remedy the hunger problem by distributing bread, vegetables, meats, milk and other food items to needy Arlingtonians.

AHC, Inc.

2300 S. Ninth St., Suite #200

Arlington, VA 22204


Mission statement: AHC is a private, non-profit developer of low-and moderate-income housing in Northern Virginia that secures safe, sound and affordable housing.

Arlington League of Women Voters

P.O. Box 10057

Arlington, VA 22201

703-538-2864 for Membership Chair Susan Treiss

Mission statement: The Arlington League of Women voters is a non-partisan group open to all people, both men and women who believe that citizens need to be informed and need to be active in the government.

Columbia Pike Revitalization Organization

2611 Columbia Pike

Arlington, VA 22204


Mission statement: The mission of CPRO is to integrate economic and community development strategies and work with Pike business people, community, and neighborhood organizations, residents and Arlington County to create a safer, cleaner, more vibrant and competitive community.

Ethiopian Community Development Council

1038 S. Highland St.


Mission statement: The mission of ECDC is to resettle refugees; provide cultural, health, educational, and socio-economic development programs to the immigrant and refugee community in the United States; and to assist in educational and socio-economic development programs in the Horn of Africa.

Northern Virginia Family Services

100 N. Washington St. Suite #400


Mission statement: Northern Virginia Family Service is a private, non-profit organization, providing services for families in need in the Northern Virginia area.

Urban Alternative

860 S. Greenbrier St., #G1


Mission statement: The mission of the Urban Alternative is to create a learning community of individuals and organizations where each participant is both a teacher and a learner.


3440 22nd St.


Women in the Military Service for America Memorial Foundation

5510 Columbia Pike, Suite 302

Arlington, VA 22204


Mission statement: The Women In Military Service For America Memorial is a unique, living memorial honoring all military women, past, present, and future.


<lst>Arlington Chamber of Commerce

2009 N. 14th St., Suite 111

Arlington, VA 22211


Mission statement: The mission of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce is to promote businesses and economic development within Arlington County.

Arlington Coalition of Police

2045 N. 15th St.


Mission statement: The Arlington Community Foundation brings the community together by connecting those with the resources to those people and organizations with fresh, exciting ideas and expertise to strengthen and revitalize our neighborhoods and community.

Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing

2009 N. 14th St., Suite 502

Arlington, VA 22201


Mission statement: APAH is a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing safe, decent and affordable housing opportunities to low and moderate-income families and individuals in Arlington County.

Arlington United Way

2009 N. 14th St., Suite #500

Arlington, VA 22201


Mission statement: United Way of the National Capital Area is a 501 nonprofit organization whose principal mission is to raise funds in order to improve the health and welfare of the communities and residents of the Greater Washington, D. C. Metropolitan Area.

Leadership Arlington

2009 N. 14th St., Suite #100


Mission statement: Leadership Arlington's mission is to develop leaders who are committed to building and strengthening our community.

Offender Aid and Restoration of Arlington

1400 N. Uhle St., Suite #704

Arlington, VA 22201


<ro>Crystal City

<lst>Crystal City Jaycees

P.O. Box 16636

Lee Highway


Mission statement: The Crystal City Jaycees is an organization for young people ages 21-39 who would like to make a difference in South Arlington while making friends and having fun.

Arlington County Medical Society

4615 Lee Highway


Mission statement: The mission of the Arlington County Medical Society is to bring the physicians of Arlington County together into one organization to promote the highest standards of the medical profession and to serve its physicians and the Arlington community.

<ro>North Arlington

<lst>Arlington Gay and Lesbian Alliance (AGLA)

P.O. Box 234


Mission statement: AGLA is a nonpartisan organization that strives to improve the quality of life and meet the needs of the Gay and Lesbian community throughout Arlington.

Arlington Host Lions Club

P.O. Box 145


Mission statement: Lions Club International is a service organization that helps improve the lives of people all over the world.

Arlington Jaycees

P.O. Box 1281


Mission statement: The Arlington Jaycees is a people-oriented organization that helps people improve their communities and themselves.

Arlington-Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless

3536 N. 36th Road


Mission statement: AACH works in coordination with public agencies, businesses and community groups to give homeless people the support, shelter, counseling and employment training they need to regain self-sufficiency.

Northern Virginia Hotline-Crisis Link

P.O. Box 7563


Crisis Link saves lives by providing support for those facing life crisis, trauma and suicide.

<ro>Pentagon City

<lst>Arlington Historical Society

1805 S. Arlington Ridge Road


The Arlington Historical Society provides information on the history and development of Arlington County.

D.C. Roadrunners

13241 Woodland Park Road


The D.C. Roadrunners is an organization that trains and participates in area marathons.


<lst>Rosslyn Renaissance

1911 N. Fort Myer Drive, #RA15


Rosslyn Renaissance is a public-private partnership of residents, developers and businesses working together to revive and market Rosslyn.


<lst>Animal Welfare League of Arlington

2650 S. Arlington Mill Drive


Animal Welfare League of Arlington is committed to the humane treatment of animals and to the promotion of animal welfare.

<ro>South Arlington

<lst>Habitat for Humanity

4451 First Place St.


Mission statement: The mission of Northern Virginia Habitat for Humanity is to build homes for low-income families in the Northern Virginia region.

Virginia Partisans Gay and Lesbian Democratic Club

P.O. Box 6243


The Virginia Partisans Gay & Lesbian Democratic Club serves as a channel for the participation and involvement of gays and lesbians in the Democratic Party in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

<ro>Virginia Square

<lst>American Legion Post 139

3445 N. Washington Blvd.


American Legion Post 85

919 N. Kansas St.


Community Residences

3508 Lee Highway, #200


Community Residences provides services to people with mental illness, mental retardation and/or physical illness.

Mercatus Center

George Mason University

3401 N. Fairfax Drive


The Mercatus Center at George Mason University is an education, research and outreach organization.