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Category:Social Services
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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Advocate for Justice and Education, Inc. (AJE)

Address: 25 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 678-8062


Details: AJE’s mission is to educate parents, youth and the community about the laws governing public education, specifically for children with special needs. AJE works collaboratively with D.C. groups and agencies to provide…

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National Human Trafficking Resource Center (NHTRC)

Phone: toll-free 24/7 1(888) 3737-888



Details: call to report a potential case, get information or resources, request training or technical assistance, or receive referrals

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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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Psychiatric Institute of Washington

Address: 4228 Wisconsin Avenue NW Washington, DC 20016

Phone: (202) 885-5610

Fax: (202) 885-5614


Details: provides 24/7 clinical assessment center that provides crisis stabilization, psychotherapy and psychopharmacology, individual and group therapy, family support, classroom educational services, therapeutic recreation activities, and more.

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Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) for Heroin-Opioid Abuse

Locations: 2333 Ontario Road NW, Washington, DC

3912 Georgia Avenue NW Washington, DC

100 Gallatin Road NE Washington, DC

8706 Flower Avenue Silver Spring, MD

8908 Riggs Road Aadelphi, MD

Phone: (202) 483-8196


Details: program to help reduce and then stop substance abuse. Services include suboxone, care…

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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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Safe Families for Children

Phone: (202) 670-1145



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District of Columbia Department on Disability Services

Address: 250 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20024

Phone: (202) 730 1700

Fax: (202) 730-1843

Details: Organization is committed to helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Protects individuals from harm, safeguarding their health and wellness, and certifying the performance of services. A team of professionals…

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Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA)

Address: 200 I Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Phone: (202) 442-6100

Child abuse and neglect hotline: (202) 671-SAFE (7233)


Details: The DC Child and Family Services Agency (CFSA) is the public child welfare agency in the District of Columbia responsible for protecting child victims and…

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Adult Protective Services

Address: 64 New York Avenue NE – 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20002

Phone: (202) 541-3950 This is the APS hotline; available 24 hours, 7 days a week.

Operating Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:45 am – 4:45 pm; walk-ins accepted


Details: provides a variety of…

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Address: 6925 B Willow Street NW, Washington, DC 20012

Phone: (202) 387-4848


Details: Ayuda is the only non-profit provider in the DC metro area that provides a wide range of immigration and family law assistance, as well as social services support, for all immigrants…

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A Wider Circle

Mailing Address: 4808 Moorland Lane – Suite 802, Bethesda, MD 20814

Center for Community Service: 9159 Brookville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Phone: (301) 608-3504

Fax: (301) 608-3508

Donation drop-off hours:  Monday through Saturday 9 am – 6 pm; Sunday 12 pm – 6 pm



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DC Department of Human Services (ESA/SNAP/Food Stamps)

Details: Administers the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).  Call (202) 727-5355 to find out which office is your service center.

Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:15 am – 4:45 pm; On Wednesday evenings, offices stay open until 7 pm.

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The Campbell Center

Address: 1231-B Good Hope Road SE, Washington, DC 20020

Phone: (202) 241-7316



Details: A peer-run resource center for individuals living with mental health challenges.  Highly trained Peer Specialists use environmental approaches to provide participants with a full range of support through resources and referrals,…

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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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Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind

Address:  1825 K Street NW, Suite 1103,  Washington, DC 20006

Phone: (202) 454-6400

Fax: (202) 955-6401


Details:  Since 1900, Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been dedicated to helping people of all ages, who are blind or visually impaired in the greater Washington, DC region, remain…

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Survivors and Advocates for Empowerment (SAFE)

Address (Administrative Office Only) :  PO Box 7412, Washington, DC 20044

Administrative Office Phone: (202) 506-2901 (no advocates available)


Domestic Violence Intake Center NW: DC Superior Court – 500 Indiana Avenue NW Room 4550, Washington, DC 20001

Phone: (202) 879-0720

Fax: (202) 879-1191

Hours: Mondays 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Tuesday – Friday…

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Terrific, Inc.

Address:  418 Missouri Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011

Phone:  (202) 882-1824


Details:  D.C. Office on Aging Lead Agency for Ward 1 and 4 residents who are 60 years old and older. TERRIFIC, Inc. ensures the full range of DCOA-funded services designed to meet…

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Victim Information & Notification Everyday (VINE)

Phone: 1-877-329-7894

TTY: 1-866-847-1298


Details:  This service allows crime victims to obtain timely and reliable information about criminal cases and the custody status of offenders 24 hours a day. VINE will tell you if an offender is in jail and will give you…

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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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Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (H.I.P.S.)

Address:  1309 Rhode Island Avenue, NE , #2B, Washington, DC, 20018

Phone: (202) 232-8150

Hotline: 1-800-676-HIPS



Details: Provides comprehensive program for  sex workers, drug users and their communities.  Services include: education, advocacy, crisis response, treatment adherence, HIV/HCV testing, syringe access, hotline, LGBT hotline, support groups,…

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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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Ramona’s Way

Address:  United Medical Center – 1328 Southern Avenue, SE, Suite 311, Washington, DC 20032

Phone: (202) 257-6790  (24-hr hotline)


Details:  Provides holistic services to women who abuse substances and are survivors of emotional, physical and/or sexual abuse.  Services include: crisis intervention, counseling and…

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YWCA-National Capital Area

Address:  2303 14th Street, NW Suite 100, Washington, DC 20009

Phone: (202) 626-0700


Details:  Provides adult education and training; youth mentoring and development; health and wellness programs.

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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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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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Walker Jones Clinic

Address:  40 Patterson Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Office: (202) 354-1120

Fax: (202) 478-0608


Details: Provides medical and dental care regardless of ability to pay

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Upper Cardozo Health Center

Address:  3020 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

Office: (202) 745-4300


Details:  Provides medical , dental and some social services regardless of ability to pay.

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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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Health Services for Children (HSC)

Address: 1025 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Office: (202) 467-2737


Details: Provides children and young adults with special needs with managed care through a network that coordinates health, social, and education services including: individualized care management; 24-hour care coordination; outreach services; respite care; medically necessary…

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Green Door

Address:  1221 Taylor Street NW, Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 464-9200


Details:  Provides comprehensive services to meet the needs of individuals with mental illness.  Services include:  psychiatry, medication monitoring,  case management,  education services, housing support and employment readiness.

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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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API Associates, Inc.

Address:  7826 Eastern Avenue NW, Suite LL18, Washington, DC 20012  (Located in the Terra Nova Building)

Office:  (202) 291-0912

Fax:  (202) 291-9680


Details:  Provides crisis management; drug and alcohol rehabilitation; parenting skills training; mentoring; behavioral management; educational support services;  and wrap-around intervention.

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Mary’s Center for Maternal and Child Care

Address:  3912 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011

Office: (202) 483-8196


Details:  Family health/dental care, Social Services, HIV Testing, Mental Health, Home Visits, Nutrition Programs, Mama Baby Bus, Adolescent Health, Health Access Programs, Fatherhood support, Teen after-school program, Senior program, Family literacy, Child…

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Us Helping Us

Address: 3636 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20010

Office: (202) 446-1100

Fax: (202) 204-0806

Clinical Fax:  (202) 204-0809


Details:  Offers HIV and STD testing,  support, counseling, groups, outreach and case management.  Services are targeted to gay, African-American men but is available to the community.

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The Women’s Collective

Address:  1331 Rhode Island Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20018

Office:  (202) 483-7003

Fax:  (202) 483-7330


Details:  Provides case management, clothing, support therapy, emergency assistance,  support groups, education and awareness for women who are living with HIV.

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Community Connections

Address:  801 Pennsylvania Avenue SE, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20003

Office:  (202) 546-1512

Fax:  (202) 544-5365


Details:  Comprehensive mental health services for adults, families and youth including:  initial assessment, psychiatric clinic, trauma recovery, community support, day program, crisis services and individual treatment plans.

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Spanish Catholic Center

Address: 1618 Monroe Street NW, Washington, DC 20010

Office:  (202) 939-2400


Details:  Provides services within five separate areas: 1) medical and dental, 2) civic/immigration, 3) social services/case management and homelessness prevention (mental health counseling, women’s support groups, food provision, referrals to shelters and…

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Family Matters of Greater Washington

Address:  425 Eye Street NW #700, Washington, DC 20001

Office:  (202) 289-1510

Fax:  (202) 518-8929


Details:  Provides case management for children who have entered the foster care system and seeks to place them in a permanent home.  Summer camp for low-income youth ages 7-14.  …

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Lutheran Social Services of the National Capitol Area

Address:  4400 Georgia Avenue NW,  Washington, DC 20011

Office:  (202) 723-3000

Fax:  (202) 723-33003


Details:  Adoption assistance; foster care placement; post adoption search; Youth Haven Camp; teen retreats; parent workshops

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