Help us celebrate our 160th Anniversary! CEO Sister Mary Bader & the St. Ann's Center Board of Directors invite you to Hope Blossoms on May 13, 2021! To sponsor our event, please click here! To keep reading, please click here...

St. Ann’s in the News

Washington Post: An orphanage created to help women and children during the Civil War adjusts once again to a crisis

For some of the organizations holding up the Washington region’s safety net, this time will bring unprecedented challenges. For St. Ann’s, it will mark a new test in a timeline filled with them. To figure out how to move forward, it just has to look back. The organization was founded during a crisis, and it has reinvented itself time and again since. Read more at The Washington Post

NY Times: “The Only Home Her Daughter Has Ever Known”

The May 18, 2020 issue of The New York Times featured the stories of Susana Chiang and her daughter, one of the families being served by St. Ann's, and of Lazett Henry, a former resident, and how St. Ann's provides a true home. Read the full article at The New York Times

  • In 2019, 47 families (including 54 children) found a home at St. Ann's Center.

  • In 2019, 100% of all eligible families transitioned from St. Ann's Center to permanent, safe housing.

  • In 2019, 6 mothers at St. Ann's Center gave birth to healthy babies.

  • In 2019, 81 children were served in our Child Care Center. 22 children were enrolled in the Early Head Start program.

  • In 2019, 95% of St. Ann's mothers were employed within 3 months of entering St. Ann's Center.

  • In 2019, 321 children and adults from the community received diapers, food, clothing, toiletries and toys from St. Ann's Center's Outreach Program.