Frequently Asked Questions


What is The Commons?

The Commons at Stanton Square is a 55,000 sq ft. campus for community programs that supports the healthy development of children and their families in a welcoming and safe environment.

What programs will be offered at The Commons?

The Commons will provide programs that focus on early childhood education out-of-school time for children and youth, nutrition, emotional wellness, parenting supports, and services for families and individuals.  

How do I learn more about the lead partners? 

The Commons is a collaborative effort of the Horning Family Fund, Horning Brothers, Community of Hope and Martha’s Table. For additional information about the lead partners, please visit each organization’s website.

When is The Commons expected to open?

Construction on The Commons building started in February 2017. We are anticipating the completion of construction in May 2018 and the grand opening in Summer 2018.

Where is The Commons located? 

The Commons is located in Ward 8, at the corner of Stanton & Elvans Rd in Southeast D.C. 

2375 Elvans Road S.E.
Washington, DC 20020

I have additional questions or would like to request a presentation for a group, who do I contact?

Please complete submit your request online here.