The opening of The Sterling continues the momentum toward making homelessness rare, brief, and non-recurring in the District and replacing the DC General Family Shelter, which Mayor Bowser closed in 2018. Watch the ribbon cutting.
DHS Alerts - Caller ID Spoofing Scam
Please be aware that the DC Department of Human Services (DHS) main office number (202-671-4200) is being used as part of a “caller ID spoofing” scam and scammers are identifying themselves as DHS' employees. If you answer, they use scam scripts to try to steal your money or valuable personal information, which can be used in fraudulent activity.
DHS would not threaten or pressure individuals to share financial information. Learn more.
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