FLOC For Love of Children

For Love of Children (FLOC) is a community-based nonprofit organization that has worked with high-risk children and teens in Washington, DC since 1965.

  • Mission Statement

    For Love of Children (FLOC) is a community-based nonprofit organization that has worked with high-risk children and teens in Washington, DC since 1965. From its inception, FLOC has created innovative programs that address the needs of our city's most vulnerable children and families. FLOC's mission is to provide educational services beyond the classroom to help students succeed from first grade through college and career. FLOC leverages a network of professional staff, trained volunteers, engaged families, and active community partners to teach, empower, and transform students lives. More than 500 students per year access FLOC's after-school, weekend and summer programs at public schools across DC, in FLOC's headquarters in Ward 1, and at FLOC's Outdoor Education Center in West Virginia.
  • Project Abstract

    For Love of Children (FLOC) has been working with high-risk children and teens in Washington, DC since 1965. FLOC’s mission is to provide youth with the resources they need to achieve educational and personal success that prepares them to be confident, life-long learners and contributing members of their communities. FLOC fulfills this mission through programs that are built around our Neighborhood Tutoring Program and include academic enrichment, one-to-one tutoring, college guidance counseling, scholarship support, and outdoor experiential education to prevent academic failure and help Washington’s children realize their dreams.
  • Target Population

    FLOC’s target population is 100% minority and ranges in age from kindergarten to college, with about 40% from the Shaw/Columbia Heights neighborhood and 60% from other parts of Washington, DC. We have 35-40 high school students that share laptops to conduct research on postsecondary programs and filling out college and scholarship application forms.
  • Contact Information & Map

    For Love of Children
    Attn: David Weaver
    1763 Columbia Road, NW
    Washington, DC 20009
    United States

    Phone: (202) 349-3502
    Fax: (202) 462-9280
    Email: dweaver@floc.org


  • Equipment Needed

    PC Laptop System