50th Street Family Program by Coalition for the Homeless

50th Street Family Program is located in a residential neighborhood and is specifically for families with children who have become homeless. Temporary housing is provided in 12 individually furnished apartments with full kitchens. Participants in the program are expected to provide their own food and prepare all meals for their family. Families with incomes are expected to place funds in a personal escrow account. A referral from the Virginia Williams Family Resource Center (VWFRC...

400 50th Street, SE, Washington, DC, 20019


A Home of Your Own by Rebuilding Together

A Home of Your Own provides first-time buyers with an opportunity to become homeowners. We acquire foreclosed properties, renovate them using volunteer and skilled tradespeople, and sell the units to low- and moderate-income City of Alexandria residents and workers with greatly discounted and subsidized funding. Based on four recent acquisitions, buyers were able to decrease their housing costs by $350/month. In partnership with the City of Alexandria’s Office of Housing, we have...

700 Princess Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314


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


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...

2210 Adams Place NE, Washington, DC, 20018

Housing Care

Additional Services by DC Center for Independent Living

In addition to our core services, DCCIL also provides an array of other related services. These services include but are not limited to ADA information and consultation, relocation by choice, benefits planning, travel training, asset management, orientation and mobility and rehabilitation teaching for people who are blind or visually impaired, basic computer skills, housing resources (we do not provide housing directly) and limited transportation services. DCCIL provides services to...

2600 12th St, NE, Washington, DC, 20018

Health Conditions Housing Care

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

Housing Legal

Anacostia Road Apartments by Coalition for the Homeless

Anacostia Road Apartments consists of eight affordable one-bedroom apartments for formerly homeless or at risk individuals and families. Anacostia Road Apartments represents part of the Coalition’s expanded mission to help at-risk D.C. residents become self-sufficient. The tenants are fully independent and the Coalition maintains only a resident manager on site for those who may need additional support.

1320-1322 Anacostia Road SE, Washington, DC, 20010


Basic Needs Services by HIPS

Shower Facilities with toiletries On Site Laundry (Last Wash at 2:30PM) Gender Neutral Bathrooms Community Lunch (Everyday at 2PM) Clothing Closet Housing services with behavioral health support Legal Clinic (2nd and 4th Monday from 1-3PM)​

906 H Street NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Goods Housing Care

Before Thirty by Friendship Place

Before Thirty is a person-centered program that provides employment and housing services to youth and young adults aged 17-29 (including single mothers) experiencing or at risk of homelessness. Friendship Place staff regularly meet with youths in the program to design customized plans that help them to achieve their goals. Job Developers at our AimHire Job Placement program arm participants with tools that will speed their professional growth, such as training in job readiness, resume...

4713 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20016

Housing Work

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


Blair Transitional Rehabilitation Program by Coalition for the Homeless

Blair House is a large Transitional Rehabilitation housing facility that can serve up to 85 men who are 18 and older. The purpose of this program is to provide individuals with comprehensive supportive services which will enable them to return to independent living and to obtain employment. Men who are accepted into the program will be assigned to a case manager who will develop an individual service plan (ISP). The ISP targets goals that should be reached prior to and after leaving...

635 I Street, NE, Washington, DC, 20002


Case Management - Miriam's Kitchen by Miriam's Kitchen

Our case managers work one-on-one with guests each day in our dining room. We also partner with many organizations who bring their services to Miriam’s Kitchen. In a warm and welcoming environment, we help our guests by: Assessing their immediate and long term needs Identifying strategies for accomplishing their goals Providing clothing and toiletries Providing access to a consistent phone and mailing address Connecting guests to mental health services Helping guests obtain...

2401 Virginia Ave NW, Washington, DC, 20037

Goods Health Conditions Housing Food Legal Care

Chloe's House by Sasha Bruce

Chloe House is a group home for teenage girls referred by the DC Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services. It offers residential care, counseling, and life skills development activities including educational and employment opportunities. Chloe House was named for Tabara Chloe, a former participant of several Sasha Bruce Youthwork programs who established a life-long relationship with the organization.

701 Maryland Avenue NE, Washington, DC, 20002

Housing Care

Community Strong by Rebuilding Together

Our Community Strong program provides improvements to a variety of common spaces used by thousands of Alexandria residents. From community parks and gardens to senior centers, homeless shelters and low-income daycare facilities, we partner with other organizations to upgrade or renovate these areas. Activities include building greenhouses and vegetable gardens, installing benches and tables, creating walkways, planting greenery, installing play areas, and much more. Because of the...

700 Princess Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314


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

Cornerstone Building/Emergency and Transitional Safe Housing by DASH (District Alliance for Safe Housing)

When it opened in November 2010, the Cornerstone Residence became the District’s largest dedicated safe housing program. Here, DASH provides 42 apartment units for survivors of domestic violence and their families in crisis. Residents may live at Cornerstone for up to 24 months while working with DASH advocates (case workers) to address their needs and ultimately live safely and independently. All services are offered on a voluntary basis, affording residents the opportunity to...

400 I St SW, Washington, DC, 20024


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...

Emergency Housing

DASH Housing Toolkit by DASH (District Alliance for Safe Housing)

If you are a survivor of domestic violence facing homelessness as a result of the violence, this toolkit [PDF] is designed to heighten your awareness of housing protections afforded to you. This toolkit tells you: What to do if you want to stay where you are What to do if you want to leave your home What to do if you need to find safe housing Who can help you

400 I St SW, Washington, DC, 20024

Housing Legal

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.


Drop-in Center - Friendship Place by Friendship Place

Meals Laundry & Shower facilities Personal hygiene supplies Clothing (Socks/Underwear/T-shirts) Health and Mental Health services Supportive Services & Street Outreach Coordinated Entry/Housing assessment (DC) Resources and Referrals Vital Document & Benefits Assistance Mail Coordination & Phone Usage

Goods Health Conditions Housing Food Care

Data last updated June 2nd 2021