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If you are a homeless family, call the city’s central hotline for a housing referral at (202)399-7093

If you are a woman on your own and need shelter, call House of Ruth’s Madison Emergency Program at (202)547-2600 Ext. 4
If you are a victim of domestic violence and need housing and services, call (202)667-7001, Ext. 217 to talk with a House of Ruth staff member.
If you are a victim of domestic violence and want counseling, call (202)667-7001, Ext. 200 to talk with a House of Ruth counselor.

Calvary Women Services
1222 11th Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
Hours of operation are 5:00 pm-8:00am. Breakfast and Dinner provided.  Support services are provided to residents.

Center City Community Development Corporation (Perry School Center)
128 M Street NW, suite 310, Washington DC 20001
(202) 789-0446
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Provides written food referrals, Ward 8 only. Walk-ins welcome. Need photo ID and proof of DC residency.

1350 R Street NW
Central Union Mission serves almost 200,000 meals to hungry, needy persons each year. The Mission's Food Services Ministry is responsible for providing these meals in support of the Mission are other ministries. Meals are provided at no cost to overnight guests off the streets of Washington, men and women in our transformation programs, families in distress, children at camp and many others who walk in during emergencies. The main kitchen and dining room are located in the Men's Ministry and headquarters building at 1350 R Street NW and satellite kitchens and dining rooms are found at Camp Bennett and Holmes House.

Columbia Heights/Shaw Family Collaborative
1420 Columbia Road NW, 4th Floor, Washington DC 20009
(202) 518-6737
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Offers food referrals and resource lists to Ward 1 and 2 residents. Must provide proof of Ward 1 or 2 residency.
Phone, (202)518-6737
Fax (202)518-6742.

1433 Spring Road, N.W.
Family Services provides shelter and programs that help homeless families regain stability in their lives and address the root cause of poverty, dysfunction, and homelessness. The program focuses on substance abuse, mental health, employment and training, housing issues, and the development and educational needs of the children.

Hannah House.
612 M Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20001.
Hannah House is a transitional facility for homeless women and their children. More than that, it is a home and a chance to start life over. The overall goal for every client that comes through our doors is independent and self-sufficient living.

Helping Individual Prostitutes Survive (HIPS)
18th and Columbia Streets NW, Washington DC 20009
(202) 232-8150 24/7
Hotline: 1-800-676-HIPS
Mon-Fri 10am-5pm
Provides written food referrals, call for exact address information. Does not require identification or proof of residency, though recommended. Services for women, men, transgender sex workers.

John L. Young Center
119 D. Street NW,
Washington DC 20001
(202) 639-8469
Mon-Fri: 7am-7pm
12 hour low-barrier shelter for women 18 and over. Provide free dinner every day from DC Central Kitchen and referrals are available for women staying in the shelter. Call or contact Kenyatta T. Brunson for more information.

Latin American Youth Center (LAYC)
1419 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone (202) 319-2225
Fax (202)462-5696
Mon-Fri 8am-8pm
Provides written referrals to emergency food resources, to youth residing in DC; do not need photo ID, do need to prove DC residency.

Luther Place Night Shelter
126 Vermont Avenue, N.W, 
Washington, D. C. 20005
(202) 387-5464
A referral process is needed contact the shelter at the phone number for specifics. Breakfast and Dinner is provided. Hours of operation are 4:00 pm- 7:30 am.

Mother Dear's Community Center
467 Florida Avenue NW, Washington 9(202)387-9055
Mon-Thurs 10am-3pm
Can provide written food referrals, walk-ins welcome. Need photo ID and proof of DC residency.

Mount Carmel House
471 G Place NW
Washington, DC 20001
Regine Clermont
Ph (202) 289-6315
Fax (202) 289-1710
Provides transitional and outreach rehabilitative services for homeless women living in the District of Columbia. Clients with one or more chronic diagnoses: substance abuse, mental illness, HIV infection as well as hepatitis and/or TB. Must be 25 years or older.

Mt.Vernon Place Shelter for Women
425 2nd St NW
Washington, DC  20001
(202) 639-8093
Hours of operation are 7:00 pm- 7:00 am.

My Sister’s Place
P.O. Box 29596
Washington, D.C. 20017
24 Hour Crisis Hotline
(202)529-5991 Office: (202)529-5261
Fax: (202)529-5984

My Sister's Place is a shelter for battered women and their children. My Sister's Place is an interactive community committed to eradicating domestic violence. We provide safe, confidential shelter; programs, education and advocacy for battered women and their children. Our goal is to empower women to take control of their lives.

N Street Village
1333 N Street NW
Washington, DC 20005
Day Shelter Mon-Fri 7:30am-4:00pm and Wed 9am-4pm

National Student Partnership
C/o Perry School,
128 M Street NW, Suite 335, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 289-2525
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Provides written referrals to emergency food providers, need to schedule an appt ahead of time.
Phone (202)289-2525
Fax (202)312-7145

North Capitol Family Support Collaborative
200 K Street NW, Suite 3, Washington DC 20001
(202) 588-1800
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Offers food referrals and resource lists to residents of Wards 1, 2, 4, 5 and 6. Must provide proof of residency.

Salvation Army
1434 Harvard Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 332-5000
Tues, Thurs: 10am-12am
Need photo ID, proof of income, proof of residency; and social security card for food referral.

So Others Might Eat
71 O Street NW,
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202)797-8806
Fax: (202)269-3849
SOME (So Others Might Eat), an interfaith, community-based organization that exists to help the poor and homeless of our nation's capital. We meet the immediate daily needs of the people we serve with food, clothing, and health care.

Urban Prayer Breakfast
501 N Streets NW,
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 347-5889
Mon-Fri: 9am-4pm
Come here to get referrals, open all day.

House of Ruth
651 10th Street, N E.
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 547-2600. 
Hours of operation are 24 hours per day. Two meals per day are provided.  Support services are available.

Sexual Minority Youth Assistance League (SMYAL)
410 7th Street SE,
Washington DC 20003
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
Can provide referrals for food for youth, please call for more information.