ADA Accessible Shelter Units by Everyone Home DC

In conjunction with the Department of Human Services, we operate four ADA accessible, apartment style, shelter units for families in Washington, DC. Everyone Home DC provides case management services to families during their shelter stay, and assists them transition into permanent housing.

415 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Housing Living with a Disability Families Homeless Disability

Adams Place Day Center by DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

The Day Center addresses the long-standing need in the community of having a safe and dignified place for individuals experiencing homelessness to go during the day to take care of everyday needs and access long-term services and supports. The Day Center provides access to: Housing assessments Career planning Case management Lunch Shower and laundry facilities, and Other on-site services offered by partner agencies. The Center is located at 2210 Adams Place, NE, adjacent to the...

Housing Care Skills & Training Homeless Near Homeless

Alternatives to Landlord/Tenant Court Project by AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly

LCE’s Alternatives to Landlord/Tenant Court Project (Alternatives Project) combines social work, legal and volunteer coordination to help prevent eviction of D.C. elders. Legal Assistance We Provide to Tenants and/or Tenant Associations - Eviction defense: if you received a “Notice to Vacate” and or a court summons from your landlord for issues like breach of lease or non-payment of rent, we can help you defend against eviction; - Rent control disputes: we help you get the...

601 E St NW, Washington, DC, 20049

Legal Housing

Assistance with Utility Bills (LIHEAP) by DC Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE)

ADVISORY: Please note that major utilities will not disconnect services during this emergency period. On June 1, 2020, DOEE will begin providing emergency utility assistance to residents who owe $250 or more on a utility account. This will be a one-time payment to a single utility and benefits will be the amount owed, up to $600. Prior to June 1, 2020, DOEE required a disconnection from energy service, an oil tank at 5% or less of capacity, or, for residents fifty-five or older, a...

1200 First Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Help Pay for Utilities Income at or below 60% of Area Median Income (AMI)

Betty's House Program by National Center for Children and Families

The Betty’s House Program provides transitional supportive housing for homeless US born children and their immigrant mothers, who are fleeing domestic violence, while acquiring legal status to avoid returning to their abusers. NCCF annually houses 12 children and their mothers in undisclosed locations within the beautiful residential communities of Montgomery County, Maryland. Through the support of NCCF staff and volunteers, the program model offers mothers the opportunity to live...

6301 Greentree Road, Bethesda, MD, 20817

Housing Emergency Shelter Homeless Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence Immigrants

Case Management by Housing Up

HOUSING UP CASE MANAGERS TAKE A HOLISTIC, FAMILY-CENTERED APPROACH TO PROVIDING SERVICES THAT TRANSFORM FAMILIES’ LIVES. Providing families with stable, safe housing is the first and most important step in accomplishing our mission of ending family homelessness. Housing Up follows the Housing First model, which focuses on quickly moving families experiencing homelessness into permanent housing with leases in their own names. Once families are safely housed, Housing Up’s...

Housing Advice Legal Families Homeless Near Homeless

Clean Rivers Impervious Area Charge (CRIAC) Residential Relief Program by DC Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE)

ALERT: Under the leadership of Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Council for the District of Columbia and the District Government, have authorized financial assistance to provide emergency relief to District residents struggling with unpaid DC Water bills during the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health emergency and 105 days thereafter. Eligible households may receive bill assistance up to $2,000 as a one-time emergency benefit. In addition to this benefit, eligible households will receive...

1200 First Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Help Pay for Utilities Income-based

Condo and Co-op Technical Assistance by Housing Counseling Services (HCS)

HCS offers training for boards of directors of condos and coops in board management and asset management. No in-person training is being offered at this time. If your condo or coop board is in need of assistance, please call HCS and ask for our Multi-Family Department at 202-667-7608.

2410 17th St NW, Washington, DC, 20009

Housing Education

Crossing Place by Woodley House

Located in Woodley Park, Crossing Place is an eight-bed emergency shelter and crisis stabilization for people experiencing acute mental illness. One of only two private crisis homes in Washington, DC, its therapeutic atmosphere supports clients’ stabilization and recovery. Crossing Place offers short-term (2-14 days) intensive support services at approximately one-third the cost of hospitalization. Crossing Place is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week with professional...

Housing Emergency Severe Mental Illness (SMI)

DC Shelter Hotline by DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

Transportation to shelter is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you see someone outside in need of shelter or a welfare check, call the Shelter Hotline at (202) 399-7093 or dial 311. If there is an immediate risk to safety call 911. When calling, please include the time, the address or location of the sighting, and a description of the person’s appearance.

Temporary Shelter Housing Homeless

Eden House by N Street Village

Located in N Street Village’s flagship building, Eden House is a 51-unit apartment complex that provides affordable housing for low- and moderate-income families and individuals.

1333 N St NW, Washington, DC, 20005

Housing Care Homeless Women/Girls

Emergency Housing by Covenant House Washington

The Sanctuary – Emergency overnight respite for youth who need safe housing immeadiately. The Santuary offers dinner, showers, and washer and dryers to clean clothes. Doors open at 6:00 pm at 2001 Mississippi Ave Safe Haven – CHW’s emergency housing program, provides single youth ages 18-24 a flexible 90-day program to get off the street and to provide them with a customized plan to get their lives back on track.

2001 Mississippi Ave SE, Washington, DC, 20020

Emergency Housing Homeless Men/Boys Young Adults (20-30)

Emergency Housing for Abused and Neglected Seniors by Some Others Might Eat (SOME)

SOME provides emergency housing for seniors who have been abused, neglected, financially exploited, or displaced at Kuehner Place. Kuehner House is a temporary (90 day) housing program. Services Residents have their own rooms Hot, nutritious meals daily Support in obtaining Social Security and public benefits Support in obtaining affordable, long-term housing Access to supportive services, including healthcare

Housing Emergency

Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) by DC Department of Human Services (DHS)

ERAP, administered by the Department of Human Services, helps income-eligible District residents (up to 125% of the Federal Poverty Level) facing housing emergencies by providing funding for overdue rent if a qualified household is facing eviction (including late costs and court fees). The program also supports security deposits and first month’s rent for residents moving to new apartments. The amount paid on behalf of eligible households depends on a household’s income and...

Emergency Help Pay for Housing 125% Federal Poverty Line

Erna's House by N Street Village

Erna’s House is a Housing First model of permanent supportive housing for 30 women with personal histories of chronic homelessness and disabling conditions. This residence offers efficiencies and one-bedroom apartments. Residents enjoy social and therapeutic activities and have access to case managers who provide assistance as they seek to achieve and maintain highest quality of life.

Housing Care Homeless Women/Girls

Family Homelessness Prevention by Everyone Home DC

Everyone Home DC’s Homelessness Prevention Program offers services for families at risk of becoming homeless through mediation, flexible financial assistance, and connecting them to supportive resources. Families who come to Everyone Home DC for support are often living temporarily with relatives and friends, moving frequently. They find themselves on the verge of homelessness and are seeking assistance to stabilize their housing. Everyone Home DC’s prevention specialists serve...

415 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Housing Families Homeless Near Homeless

Family Housing by Some Others Might Eat (SOME)

SOME’s affordable housing for families offers safe, dignified, and affordable apartments to families experiencing homelessness and/or poverty. SOME’s family housing includes playgrounds and community spaces for the enrichment of the children and adults in residence. SOME owns 219 family apartments, which includes the following amenities: Amenities Private units Laundry facilities on-site Manager who lives on the property Common area with computer access (some units include cable...

Housing Low-income Veterans Families Homeless

Family Permanent Supportive Housing by Everyone Home DC

Everyone Home DC’s Permanent Supportive Housing is designed to provide permanent housing and supportive services for homeless families in Washington, DC. The families in our Permanent Supportive Housing Program live in scattered site apartments, throughout the city, and pay a portion of their income towards their monthly rent. We provide ongoing resources so our families have the opportunity to experience stability, and lead healthy, fulfilling and productive lives. Families in our...

415 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Housing Families Homeless

Family Rapid Re-Housing by Everyone Home DC

Everyone Home DC’s Family Rapid Re-Housing Program provides short-term rental and utility assistance to families experiencing homelessness in Washington, DC. Families work with Rapid Re-Housing case managers to set goals for greater housing and economic self-sufficiency. Everyone Home DC’s Family Rapid Re-Housing team and partners provide support through housing stability focused case management, employment preparation services, affordable housing search support, transportation...

415 2nd Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Housing Families Homeless

Fire Prevention Inspections by DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (FEMS) Department

Inspection of residential dwellings are available by appointment. These inspections are conducted as a courtesy of the DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (F&EMS) Department’s Firefighting Division. A copy of the inspection will be provided with suggestions. A follow up appointment may also be requested. Our goal in providing this service is to make sure that residential dwellings are free from fire hazards and safety violations. Call (202) 727-1614.

Safe Housing

Data last updated June 2nd 2021