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Project Discovery

College, Project Discovery ImageEmpowerment & College Preparation

Based at T.C. Williams High School and the Minnie Howard 9th Grade Center, Project Discovery prepares and motivates low income and first generation college-eligible students to access opportunities in higher education.  Through workshops and trips to college campuses, Project Discovery provides vital information about how to set and achieve educational goals. This program is supported by a Project Discover Advisory Board whose mission is to raise funds, promote community involvement and foster positive public relations.

For more information, call 703.746.5970 or email ron.frazier@alexandriava.gov.


Donations

Project Discovery, a college preparatory program for at-risk youth, requests for donations to program initiatives such as college access workshops, visits to colleges and universities and book scholarships for graduating senior and alumni. 


Project Discovery Walkathon

Each spring, the City of Alexandria hosts a Walkathon, the proceeds of which benefit Project Discovery. Ninety-one percent of last year’s Project Discovery graduating seniors continued their education at two- or four-year colleges or technical schools. The date for the 2015 Walkathon is Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Fort Ward Park, 4301 W. Braddock Road, Alexandria, VA 22304.

Make a donation to support the 2015 Walkathon

Collect pledges for the Walkathon towards your fundraising goal

Walkathon 2015

 Customer Call Center 
703.746.5700

Intake for Adult Mental Health,
Intellectual Disability & Substance Abuse Services
703.746.3535

Intake for Child & Youth Mental Health, Substance Abuse
and Intellectual Disability
Waiver Services

571.213.7963

In Crisis? Call us now.
24 hours a day:

Emergency Mental Health Services
703.746.3401

Detox/Substance Abuse Services
703.746.3636

Sexual Assault
703.683.7273

Domestic Violence
703.746.4911

Child Protective Services
703.746.5800
or State
 1.800.552.7096

Adult Protective Services
703.746.5778