There are many homeless services in the Washington, DC region, including shelters of all types, bathing facilities, and mail facilities. And, if you want to help, there are also volunteer opportunities available.
SOME's shower facilities are offered to those in need in the DC area. Transgender persons, those with medical referrals, people with disabilities, and other approved emergencies must pre-register to shower in the afternoons. Toiletries and towels are provided. Hygiene kits containing soap, shampoo, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush and toothpaste, razors, and feminine hygiene products are also available at the front desk.
Men’s Hours: 7:00am to 9:30am
Women’s Hours: 9:45am to 11:00am
Provides homeless people and people at risk of becoming homeless information, referrals, casework, advocacy, winter shelter and street outreach services Services are mainly focused on Georgetown/Foggy Bottom area and are designed not only to get people off the street but to keep them off,
Home visits: Georgetown
10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday - Friday
District of Columbia County
#Volunteer Opportunities #Mail Facilities #Drop In Shelters #Bathing Facilities
Provides transitional apartment housing for young mothers and their children. Assists residents achieve economic self-sufficiency and a stable family life by providing case management, job placement, day care, and parenting classes.
11:00 am - 7:00 pm, Monday - Friday
Single mothers ages 18-25, with one child under the age of 10, must have high school diploma or GED certificate
The Arlington Alexandria Coalition for the Homeless (AACH), founded in 1985, supports and provides direct aid to homeless families and women. AACH does much more than simply provide emergency housing; it systematically helps homeless clients make the transition back to residential stability. AACH provides a foundation for rebuilding individual lives and families.
AACH operates 4 integrated programs: 1) Sullivan House, a 50 bed shelter in Arlington; 2) Adopt-A-Family, a 2 year scattered site transitional housing program for up to 40 families; 3) LifeWorks, their own in-house employment counseling and training service; and 4) Support for Kids in Transition (SKIT), comprehensive support to meet the unique needs of homeless children.
Visit their Website at www.aachhomeless.org
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Community Ministry of Prince
311 68th Pl Capitol Heights, MD 20743 (301) 499-2319
In caring for the poor, in sheltering the homeless, and in protecting those who are vulnerable or oppressed, Catholic Charities helps people in need strengthen and rebuild their lives. They focus on prevention when possible, intervention when needed and advocacy when resources are inadequate. They help those they serve develop skills and abilities that enable them to move from crisis and isolation to stability and growth. They serve those in need without regard for race, religion or national origin.
Catholic Charities is the largest private social service agency in the Washington area; recommended by SmartMoney and Money magazines as one of the top-rated social service provider networks in the United States; services reach more than 120,000 men, women and children each year. Services include: Health Care; Legal Aid; Children/Daycare; Emergency Assistance; Employment Assistance; Education; Family Support Centers; Foster Care; Housing Assistance; Emergency Shelter/Hypothermia; Parenting; Pregnancy/ Adoption; Refugees/Immigration ; Food Pantry/Distribution; Substance Abuse; Youth Services; Counseling
EMERGENCY SHELTER: Dorothy Day Place is a transitional shelter for single, adult men and women who are homeless and over the age of 18. - - Case management services at the shelter include job readiness, educational services, life skills training, mental health support and substance abuse counseling, information and referral. - - *Note: No children are allowed or accepted into this program, single adults only.
Adults, 18 years and older only. No children. Entry to the program is through referral from a Case Manager. Adults Females Males
Must have current TB test results and photo ID.
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RPJ Housing Development Corporation
8 W Nelson Ave Alexandria, VA 22301 (703) 549-7170
RPJ Housing is a non-profit organization that strengthens communities across Northern Virginia by preserving and developing decent, affordable housing to address the needs of limited income individuals and families. They also provide services to persons with special needs, including life-threatening illnesses and intellectual and physical disabilities.
RPJ Housing operates 373 affordable rental-housing units at fourteen locations in Fairfax County (VA), three locations in Arlington County (VA), two locations in Warren County (VA) and three locations in Alexandria (VA).