Washington, District Of Columbia Shelter List

We provide a directory of shelters that provide assistance to the homeless. We do not directly provide aid ourselves, but provide local resources for you to find. Most major U.S. cities including Washington, District Of Columbia, offer some type of shelter for persons in need. There are also thousands of local non-profit organizations that offer help We currently have listed all of the shelters we could find in Washington. We constantly are finding new shelters, sign-up here to receive an email alert as soon as we locate any new shelters in Washington.

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Crummel Emergency Shelter for Men

Crummel Emergency Shelter for Men
1901 Kendall Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 269-4668
Provides emergency overnight shelter (126 beds) for men over age 18 on a first-come first served basis. Men who stay in the shelter have a reserved bed for the following night if they return to the shelter by 9:00 pm. Services provided include a sandwich, snack, access to showers and case mana

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Casa Ruby

Casa Ruby
2822 Georgia Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 355-5155
Casa Ruby is the only LGBTQ bilingual and multicultural organization in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area that provides social services and programs catering to the most vulnerable in the city and surrounding areas.

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Bethany Women's Center

Bethany Women\'s Center
1333 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 939-2076
Bethany Women's Center 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, they help women achieve personal stability and make gains in their housing, income, employment, mental

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Georgetown Ministry Center Drop-In Center

Georgetown Ministry Center  Drop-In Center
1041 Wisconsin Av Nw
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 338-8301
Every year, Georgetown Ministry Center meets hundreds of poor and homeless men and women with thousands of unique needs and challenges. Some needs can be fulfilled quickly, like the need for a shower and clean clothes, and some needs will be long-term journeys.

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Blair Transitional Rehabilitation Program

Blair Transitional Rehabilitation Program
635 I Steet, Northeast
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 727-2832
The Blair Transitional Rehabilitation Program offers a permanent housing for families and individuals:  Anacostia Road Apartments consists of eight affordable one-bedroom apartments for formerly homeless or at risk individuals and families. This location represents part of the Coalition'

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Washington DC Community For Creative Non Violence Shelter

Washington DC Community For Creative Non Violence Shelter
425 2nd Steet Northwest
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 393-1909
The CCNV's purpose is to ensure that the rights of the homeless and poor are not infringed upon, and that every person has access to life's basic essentials - food, shelter, clothing and medical care. The CCNV is also committed to protecting the rights of the homeless, advocating on b

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Calvary Women's Services

Calvary Women's Services
1217 Good Hope Road, SE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 678-2341
They provide women with basic services and nutritious meals at their facility, allowing them to focus on healing, building their skills, and building their futures. Their Sister Circle program offers permanent supportive housing services to women who live independently, but still receive lon

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Virginia Williams Family Resource Center

Virginia Williams Family Resource Center
920-A Rhode Island Avenue Ne
Washington, DC 20018
(180) 053-5725
Families seeking emergency assistance around their housing instability are screened to determine the severity of their needs. VWFRC is not a shelter. Families participate in a Unified Screening process for all services and benefits. Eligible families may receive services such as prevention

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Gospel Rescue Ministries Of Washington DC

Gospel Rescue Ministries Of Washington DC
2600 12th St, NE
Washington, DC 20018
(202) 842-1731
Through a 24-hour operation run by volunteers, staff, and program-graduates, the Mission provides a variety of programs and services that includes emergency shelter services for homeless men every night of the year, meals and groceries seven days a week for anyone in need who walks through the Missi

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Park Road Transitional House - Coalition For The Homeless

Park Road Transitional House - Coalition For The Homeless
1318 Park Road NW
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 347-8870
Park Road Transitional Program can accommodate up to 12 men who are homeless and are in transition from a substance abuse treatment program emergency shelter or other crisis situation.

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Hyacinth's Place - Transitional Housing For Women

Hyacinth\'s Place - Transitional Housing For Women
1060 Bladensburg Rd NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 705-6114
Hyacinth's Place provides services to women who are homeless and need assistance with transitioning into independence. Support services provided are individual service plans, case management, medication administration education, vocational services, group therapy, recreational activities, life s

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Mickey Leland House

Mickey Leland House
455/457 Florida Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 588-1375
They help homeless, at-risk individuals and families return to self-sufficiency and independent living through a range of community services. Mickey Leland is a transitional housing program that can serve up to 22 men. The men are provided assistance with obtaining employment and permanent ho

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N Street Village

N Street Village
1333 N Steet NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 939-2076
N Street Village empowers homeless and low-income women in Washington, D.C. to claim their highest quality of life.

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Sasha Bruce House

Sasha Bruce House
741 8th St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 675-9340
Barracks row drop in center- monday to friday 8am-6pm

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Thrive DC

Thrive DC
1525 Newton St NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 503-1523
Thrive DC's mission is to end and prevent homelessness. Thrive DC envisions a city in which vulnerable individuals receive the necessary support and resources they need to lead fulfilling, stable lives.

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Christ House Temporary Residence

Christ House Temporary Residence
1717 Columbia Road NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 328-1100
The mission of Christ House is to provide comprehensive and compassionate health care to sick, homeless persons in the District of Columbia, and to assist them in addressing critical issues to help break the cycle of homelessness.

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Coalition for the Homeless - Webster Transitional House

Coalition for the Homeless - Webster Transitional House
4326 14th St Nw
Washington, DC 20011
(202) 722-4544
The Webster House is a small home-like program that can serve 12 men who are homeless. To help foster responsibility, the men are assigned tasks to maintain the property. Supportive services include case management, employment and housing placement assistance, substance abuse counseling, life s

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The Salvation Army Turning Point

The Salvation Army Turning Point
1434 Harvard St NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 756-2600
The Salvation Army Turning Point is a center for women and children.

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Central Union Mission

Central Union Mission
65 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 745-7118
Every year, the Mission provides almost 50,000 beds and bedding for those using the emergency shelter and camp through the Overnight Guest Program, Spiritual Transformation Program and Family Programs. Whenever the Mission's doors are open, counseling and clinical care is provided. Services like m

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La Casa Transitional Rehab Program

La Casa Transitional Rehab Program
1131 Spring Road, NW
Washington, DC 20010
(202) 882-1237