Emergency or low-barrier shelters are designed to keep people safe from extreme weather conditions. The Emergency Shelter program provides beds on a first come, first served basis, to any homeless person. It is sometimes also referred to as emergency shelter.
- Location of 12-Hour Low Barrier/Emergency Shelters
- Location of 24-Hour Low Barrier/Emergency Shelters
"Low-barrier" shelters are those that do not have a lot of requirements to get in.
For more information, call the 24-hour Shelter Hotline at: (202) 399-7093.