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Zoe's Doors is a drop-in center for District youth ages 24 and under experiencing homelessness and housing instability or simply in need of a safe place to go. The center is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., seven days a week and operated by DC Doors with support from the DC Department of Human Services. 

Supported through partnerships with District agencies and organizations including the DC Department of Employment Services, DC Health, the Office of the State Superintendent of Education, the Department of Behavioral Health, Youth HOPE and Mary's Center, Zoe's Doors connects youth to supportive services including housing, medical and behavioral health services, education services, workforce development, and employment assistance. 


  • Hot meals 
  • Showers 
  • Housing services
  • Case management
  • Healthcare clinic
  • Life skill workshops
  • Harm reduction 
  • Restroom facilities 
  • Laundry 
  • Employment assistance
  • Workforce development
  • Social activities 
  • Computer skills 

For more information, contact (202) 248-2098 or view the
Zoe's Door Drop-In Center flyer.


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The Center offers downtown day services to individuals experiencing homelessness. The Center utilizes a Housing First method to move individuals into housing by connecting them with supportive services.

The Center is operated by the DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) with support from the District of Columbia Department of Human Services and services from Pathways to Housing DC and HIPS.


  • The District Department of Employment Services
  • District Department of Health
  • District Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Economic Security Administration
  • Unity Health Care
  • Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

For more information, and to get involved, contact (202)-383-8810 or view the Downtown Day Services Center flyer.



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The Day Center addresses the long-standing need in the community of having a safe and dignified place for individuals experiencing homelessness to go during the day to take care of everyday needs and access long-term services and supports. The Day Center provides access to:

  • Housing assessments
  • Career planning 
  • Case management 
  • Lunch 
  • Shower and laundry facilities, and 
  • Other on-site services offered by partner agencies. 

The Center is located at 2210 Adams Place, NE, adjacent to the Adams Place Shelter and near the NY Avenue Shelter and is open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Day Services Schedule:

7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Computer Lab
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Clothing Closet
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
& 2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Food Stamps / Medicaid
Wednesday & Friday
8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Project Empowerment
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

SNAP/ Employment & Training
Wednesday & Friday
10:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
American Job Center
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  Unity Health Clinic
Wednesday & Friday
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

For more information, view the Adams Place Day Services Center information sheet.