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Courtney’s House

Address: Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 525-1426


Details: Courtney’s House is a non-profit organization that is committed to providing a loving environment for girls and boys who are survivors of sex trafficking. Services are currently provided to children in the DC, Northern Virginia,…

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Office on Returning Citizen Affairs

Address: 2100 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE, Suite 100 Washington, DC 20020

Phone: (202) 715-7670

Fax: (202) 715-7672

Email: www.orca@

Details: the Mayors Office on Returning Citizen Affairs assists District returning residents with employment and career development: housing support, health, mental health, substance abuse, education and…

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Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Address: 741 8th Street SE Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (202) 547-7777 (hotline) (202) 675-93401 (general information)

Details: provides youth with safe homes, life skills and workforce and educational opportunities


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Adolescent Community Reinforcement Approach (A-CRA)

Address: 1419 Columbia RD. NW Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 319-2225


Details: Empowers a diverse population of youth to achieve a successful transition into adulthood through multi-cultural, comprehensive, and innovative programs that address youth’s social, academic, and career needs.

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Safe Families for Children

Phone: (202) 670-1145



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Just 4 Us Foundation

Address:  721 48th Street NE, Suite B, Washington, DC 20019

Phone: (202) 455-4371


Details:  Provides programming for children with special needs, at-risk youth, families and individual in the community. Services include: family reunification, housing support, youth development, cultural arts, homeless outreach and youth mental health first…

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Bethesda Cares

Address:  7728 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

Phone:  (301) 907-9244

Fax: (301) 652-1781


Details:  Community outreach for the homeless and a safety net for those at risk of eviction or utility shut-off.  Services include:  outreach, emergency assistance, meal program, clothing closet, prescription assistance and psychiatric services….

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Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services

Address (main office):  1761 Old Meadow Road, Suite 100, McLean VA, 22102

Phone: (703) 536-9000

Fax: (703) 448-3723

TTY: (703) 790-0582

CrisisLink Hotline: (800) 273-TALK



Details:  Provides skills training and supports so individuals living with mental illness, substance use disorders, mild intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum…

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The Virginia Williams Family Resource Center

Address: 920 Rhode Island Avenue, NW

Office: (202) 526-0017

Hours: Monday – Thursday 8:30 am to 4 pm; Closed Fridays

Shelter Hotline:  1-800-535-7252

Details:  Serves as a site for families to apply for emergency rental assistance, temporary shelter, housing, TANF, food stamps Medicare and childcare subsidy.

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Central Union Mission

Address:  65 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 647-7466


Details:  Provides assistance to the homeless and poor. Services include:  shelter, food, summer camps for youth and adult education.

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Catholic Charities

Address:  924 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 722-4300


Details:  Provides a multitude of assistance programs for individuals across the DC Metropolitan area including:  food, medical and dental, employment readiness, adult education, emergency assistance, parenting support, shelter, housing and substance abuse.

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SOME (So Others Might Eat)

Address:  71 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 797-8806

Fax: (202) 265-3849


Details:  Provides a range of services for the homeless and poor in Washington, DC.  Services include:  food, clothing, showers, housing, job training, addiction treatment, counseling and other supports.

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Samaritan Inns

Address:  2523 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 667-8831

Fax: (202) 667-8026


Details: Provides housing and recovery services to homeless men, women and families dealing with substance abuse issues.

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DC Center for Independent Living

Address: 1400 Florida Avenue NE, Suite 3A, Washington, DC 20002

Office: (202) 388-0033

Fax: (202) 398-3018

TTY: (202) 388-0277


Details:  Assist people with significant disabilities to live independently in their homes and their communities.  Services include:  information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling and individual and…

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DC Doors

Address:  1545 6th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office: (202) 518-6605

Fax: (202) 518-0055


Details:  Offers the Latino Transitional Housing Partnership (LTHP), an 18-month transitional housing program for single women and families and Shelter Plus Care, a permanent supportive housing program  for dually diagnosed…

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Quality Trust for Individuals with Disabilities

Address:  5335 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Suite 825, Washington, DC 20015

Office: (202) 448-1450

Fax: (202) 448-1451


Details:  Assist individuals with developmental disabilities and their families with various supports including: self advocating, legal assistance, family empowerment center and monitoring.

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Hope and a Home

Address:  1439 R Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 387-7091

Fax: (202) 387-7097


Details:  Provides transitional housing that offers below-market rental units to homeless and low-income families for up to three years.  They also provide educational support for youth to help improve outcomes at school…

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Good Hope House

Address:  1715 V Street SE, Washington, DC 20020

Office: (202) 678-4084

Alternate office: (301) 490-9906

Fax: (202) 678-4080


Details:  Provides transitional housing and support to families recovering from homelessness and addiction.

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My Sister’s Place

Address: P.O. Box 29596 Washington, DC 20017

Office: (202) 529-5261

Fax: (202) 529-5984

Hotline: (202) 529-5991


Details:  Provides supportive programs, counseling, education and advocacy to all survivors of domestic violence.  Offers confidential emergency shelter and transitional-to-permanent housing to battered women and their children.

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The Turning Point Center for Women and Children

Address:  1434 Harvard Street NW, Suite A, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 250- 7720


Details:  Provides 2-year transitional housing for women with children.  They offer the participants case management, counseling, education and workshops to prepare them for independent living.

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The Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

Address:  1200 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 328-5500


Details:  Provides pro-bono legal assistance to low and no income clients.  Areas of interest include:  public benefits (e.g., Social Security Disability Insurance, Supplemental Security Income, medical assistance, food stamps and TANF);…

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Transitional Housing Corporation

Address:  5101 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

Office: (202) 291-5535

Fax:  (202) 291-0192


Details:  Provides transitional, permanent Supportive, and affordable, housing for homeless and at-risk families living in the District of Columbia.  THC also offers wrap-around support services for families that are a…

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Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Address:  1460 Columbia Road NW, Suite C-1, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 328-9799


Details:   Provides direct legal services, housing counseling, citizenship education, and community economic development, while promoting grassroots empowerment, civic education, and civil rights advocacy.  Services are targeted primarily to the Latino…

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Manna DC

Address:  828 Evarts Street NE, Washington, DC 20018

Office: (202) 832-1845

Fax: (202) 832-1870


Details: Assist low and moderate income residents with attaining home ownership. Services include home owner training and financial literacy.

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Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America (NACA)

Address:  1716 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 328-6333


Details:  Provides workshops and one-on-one counseling to assist individuals in becoming a homeowner. Also conducts advocacy regarding  mortgage lending, and preventing foreclosure.  You must become a member and attend an introductory workshop…

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Latino Economic Development Center

Address: 2316 18th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office:  (202) 588-5102

Fax:  202) 588-5204


Details:  Provides programs to build financial tools to build a better future.  Programs include: financial literacy; small business development; affordable housing preservation; home ownership counseling;  and advocacy.

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Housing Counseling Services

Address:  2410 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 667-7006

Rental Assistance Hotline:  (202) 667-7339

Fax: (202) 462-5305


Details:  Provides free training, counseling, technical assistance, and advocacy for tenants, homebuyers, homeowners, and the homeless.

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District Alliance for Safe Housing (DASH) Resource Center

Address:  5321 First  Place NE, Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 742-1728


Details:  Provides support, information and resources on housing  and housing search for victims/survivors of domestic violence.

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Community of Hope

Address:  2250 Champlain Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 232-9022


Details:  Provides healthcare, housing, supportive services and educational programs including: medical, dental, and behavioral health; temporary and supportive housing.

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Bread for the City

Address:  1525 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Office: (202) 265-2400

Alternate location: 1640 Good Hope Road SE 20020

Alternate Phone: (202) 561-8587


Details:  Provides comprehensive services, including food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services.

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Latin American Youth Center

Address:  1419 Columbia Road  NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office:  (202) 319-2225

Fax: (202) 462-5696


Details:  Offers multi-service, comprehensive, and bilingual enrichment, prevention, and intervention programs and opportunities in education, workforce readiness, housing, community building, mental health services, arts, and healthy recreation.

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