Washington, D.C. area resources

Washington, D.C., one of America's most diverse cities, hosts many institutions that can provide emotional support and physical treatment for survivors of female genital mutilation/cutting (FGM/C). From mosques to clinics, these institutions are familiar with the unique concerns of FGM/C survivors. 

Health care providers/clinics

Georgetown Hospital

Howard University Hospital

Capital Woman’s Care

Unity Health Care - Parkside Women's Health Center

Mamatoto Village Midwifery

Holy Cross Hospital

Faith communities

ADAMS Center

Foundation for Appropriate and Immediate Help (FAITH)

Muslim Community Center 

Islamic Society of the Washington Area

Local government agencies

Montgomery County - Health & Human Services

District of Columbia - DC Health

Prince George County - Health & Human Services

Alexandria County - Health Department

Fairfax County - Health Department

Support groups

Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation - Wholesome Organic Healing Program

Ethiopian Community Center