Staff Spotlight – Toni Greenwood

ToniThis month, we would like to introduce you to N Street Village staff member Toni Greenwood.  Toni has been working for N Street Village’s residential programs for over 6 years.  As a Residential Support Services (RSS) Team Leader, Toni works with the RSS team to operate N Street Village’s six residential programs and to support individual residents. On a typical day, she can be found offering encouragement and counsel to our residents, responding to client crises, and planning activities and events for the community. Toni recently shared with us more about herself and her experience at N Street Village.

NSV: What inspired you to work at N Street Village?
TG: What inspired me and what continues to inspire me is working in an environment where I can help women reach their fullest potential.

NSV: What do you do on a daily basis at N Street Village?
TG: On a daily basis you can find me leading therapeutic groups such as relapse prevention, coordinating recovery program meetings, and being available to residents in need of support.

NSV: In the last year, what has been your greatest accomplishment working at N Street Village?
TG: Becoming the Residential Support Services Team Leader has been one accomplishment. I also feel a sense of accomplishment from holding down the program while my supervisor was on maternity leave this past year.

NSV: If you could go to music concert tomorrow, what artist/group would you want to see and why?
TG: If I went to a concert tomorrow it would be to see Lady Gaga. I would love to see her different costumes.  Also, I respect that she has discussed her mental health issues openly.

NSV: What is your favorite place to visit in the Washington D.C. area?
TG: The Corcoran Gallery of Art is one of my favorite places.

NSV: What is one of your favorite N Street Village memories?
TG: My fondest memories are those moments when I receive letters from residents thanking me for my support.



About nstreetvillage

N Street Village is a community of empowerment and recovery for homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C. With comprehensive services addressing both emergency and long-term needs, we help women achieve personal stability and make gains in their housing, income, employment, mental health, physical health, and addiction recovery.
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