Dorothy Day Place is a single adult transitional shelter that functions as a crucial bridge between homelessness and permanent housing.
With the capacity to serve up to 18 men and up to 19 women, Dorothy Day Place provides housing services, case management services, substance abuse counseling, education programs, employment services, and connections to community resources for adults experiencing homelessness and struggling with drug and alcohol addiction and/or chronic mental health issues.
Through implementation of Individual Service Plans and a strengths-based approach, clients are empowered to address barriers to self-sufficiency and successfully transition from crisis and isolation to stability and independence.
Mission Statement: Catholic Charities is the social ministry outreach of the Archdiocese of Washington. Motivated by the Gospel message of Jesus Christ, and guided by Catholic social and moral teaching, Catholic Charities strengthens the lives of all in need by giving help that empowers and hope that lasts. To this end we affirm and support the dignity of all human life, strengthen families and serve the poor and most vulnerable.