Phone: (202) 442-7200
Fax: (202) 645-6727
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
The District of Columbia public housing portfolio consists of more than 8,000 apartment or townhome units in 56 properties owned and managed by the District of Columbia Housing Authority (DCHA). DCHA serves as the landlord for close to 20,000 residents who call public housing home.
Public housing units provide very low-income families, seniors and persons with disabilities with the financial assistance they need to live in affordable rental homes. There are income requirements for public housing and priority is given to those who are in greatest need.
Pathways to Housing provides independent housing with case management and other needed community services to individuals who are homeless, diagnosed with significant behavioral health issues and have a steady source of income.
Private furnished rooms are available for adults 18 and over. The kitchen, bath and laundry are shared. Room rates are $490, $550, and $600 per month. $10 membership fee, $25 application fee, and $100 security deposit are required.
Housing provided for pregnant women and their children under the age of 3. Women are required to leave 6 weeks post-delivery of the infant. In person interview is part of the application process. Women under 18 must have parental consent.
Intake services provided to District of Columbia homeless families. The following documents are required at the intake interview: picture identification, social security card, a birth certificate for each family member, statement of income (SSI, TANF eligibility, W-2 form or paystub) writ of eviction, or statement of homelessness if living temporarily with relative or friend. The VWFRC is open from 8 am till 5 pm. Services are provided on a first come first served basis.
This is a gate keeping and transportation service for District residents seeking homeless shelter services. UPO manages hourly totals of the number of shelter beds available for both singles and families. UPO operates hypothermia vans that respond to individuals and families in need of immediate shelter during the winter months.
This structured living program is for homeless District residents between the ages of 18 to 21. The program is designed so that participants may live independently with stability. Mothers with infants or toddlers are accepted.
This program offers transitional housing for homeless families.
Emergency shelter provided for young men and women in foster care or who are homeless or in immediate danger of becoming homeless and seeking a transitional independent living program for young adults. Services are available to young adults regardless of cultural or ethnic background.
This agency provides independent living and emergency housing assistance for persons and their families with HIV+/AIDS in the District of Columbia.
Washington DC 20090
Fax: (202) 269-0528
The District Alliance for Safe Housing Incorporated (DASH) was founded in 2006 to provide relief to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, through emergency and long-term safe housing, and innovative homelessness prevention services.
Domestic violence shelter for women and children (boys must be under the age of 12). Meals, employment guidance, and legal service referrals are provided to families.
Outreach, protection and support for children and minors who are victims of domestic sex trafficking in the greater DC area. A safe group house is provided for girls between the ages of 12 to 17.
This agency provides a Drop in Center with healthcare, legal services, substance abuse treatment, and housing support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) who are homeless or in insecure housing.