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Homeless and Homelessness Prevention Services

Our vision is that homelessness in the District of Columbia will be rare, brief, and nonrecurring. We will eliminate racial inequities in the homeless services system and create systemic fair treatment for all people. Read more about our vision and strategic plan to end homelessness in Homeward DC 2.0.

Homeless and Homeless Prevention Services for Families include:

Homeless and Homeless Prevention Services for Individuals include:

Homeless and Homeless Prevention Services for Youth include shelter, drop-in centers, and diversion.

Service Contact: 
Homeless Service Program Office
Contact Phone: 
Contact TTY: 
Contact Suite #: 
5th Floor
Office Hours: 
8:15 am to 4:45 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:15 am to 7 pm on Wednesday