Our Partners

Near Southeast Community Partners »

NSCP partners with other organizations and local businesses to make the Anacostia swimmable & fishable; improve the environment; work with our local schools; provide learning opportunities for those who live, work, play, and govern in the Near Southeast community and we facilitate opportunities for diverse neighbors to connect and engage. NSCP engages people, businesses and organizations to meet individual and community needs.


One Hill South »

Located in Capitol Riverfront, One Hill South is a gorgeous luxury apartment building complete with all the amnenities that a family needs, including a children's playroom. One Hill South offers free parking to our class participants for our Canal Park classes.


Union Market »

Union Market will be the heart and soul of a broader district bringing a renewed spirit to the neighborhood. The market district will once again be the engine of entrepreneurial spirit. Currently, more than 100 businesses employ 1,500 people in food production and distribution. It is a rare place in the city where a wide variety of ethnic groups and diverse social-economic groups come together and share the same spirit of community. Surrounding the market will be a vibrant mix of retail, restaurants, hotel, entertainment, incubator space for new food concepts as well as retail and wholesale space. EDENS is proud to be a part of this urban village.


Canal Park »

Canal Park is a stunning new public park on the site of the historic Washington Canal in the heart of DC's Capitol Riverfront neighborhood. With its dancing fountains in summer, vibrant ice rink in winter, and LEED Gold-certified water reuse systems, Canal Park is a sustainable and green neighborhood gathering place, and a destination for the entire city.


Buffalo & Bergen »

Inspired by NY soda shops, B&B combines modern cocktails with handcrafted sodas, beer, and wine. Bagels and Knishes complete this taste of Brooklyn in DC.


Businesses We Love

DC Doulas »

Located on Capitol Hill, DC Doulas provides support for families as they navigate pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. Our labor and postpartum doula teams help you discover your options and create the plan that works for you and your family. Our childbirth classes prepare you for labor and give you the tools you need to birth with confidence. DC Doulas supports families of all shapes and sizes throughout the DC Metro Area.


Lemon Tree Playgroup »

Lemon Tree Playgroup was founded by a group of community-minded moms to meet the growing needs of families in Logan Circle, U Street, Dupont Circle, Adams Morgan and surrounding neighborhoods. Lemon Tree strives to provide a welcoming, safe and creative environment for children ages 6 months to 4 years (accompanied by parent or caregiver) to socialize and grow through a loosely structured program of free play, singing, story time, crafts and group snack.


Petite DC »

Petite DC provides a taste of different "mommy-and-me" (parent-and-me) classes and experiences in the local DC community. Groups are comprised of moms or dads with babies close in age to develop new friends for both mom/dad and baby. Once a week they meet across DC in metro-accessible locations to meet parents in their neighborhood with babies of the same age, while sampling various offerings and vendors in the area that they may want to utilize.


Restorative Massage on the Hill »

Susan from Restorative Massage on the Hill is a Massage Therapist, LMT and a Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapist, BCST as well as certified in Prenatal and Thai massage. She is licensed in District of Columbia and Colorado. Through 20 years as a mother of three children, Susan has found that the most effective and authentic way to positively influence her family has been to focus on nurturing her own body, mind and spirit. It’s her desire to share this rejuvenating bodywork with other women in all stages of their journeys, and inspire them to find their own healing.


Well Dressed Mamma »

Well Dressed Mamma is all about providing clients with the best experience possible when shopping for nursing items. Well Dressed Mamma provides in-home consultations and fittings and brings nursing products to new moms in the comfort of their own homes.


Intuitive Parenting »

The mission of Intuitive Parenting is to empower parents with information and support. The owner, Kim Hawley, provides private and group education on childbirth, breastfeeding, infant sleep, and early parenting.


Doulas of Capitol Hill »

Doulas of Capitol Hill offers birth and postpartum support and can provide moms with information on care providers and hospital choices throughout the entire Washington D.C. metro area, as well as guide moms to local resources from chiropractic care to the best yoga studio. In addition, Doulas of Capitol Hill owner Nicole Bruno offers extensive childbirth education classes built specifically for high paced, modern couples.


Build a Better Birth »

Whether you're expecting your second, third or fourth child, Build a Better Birth is prepared to work with you to help you put the building blocks together for a better experience. Build a Better Birth offers Strategic Birth Planning, Prior Birth Assessment, Birth Trauma Assistance, Continuous Support Throughout Pregnancy and more!

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