The Cold Weather Emergency Alert is ACTIVATED from Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 4 PM through Thursday, January 27, 2022, at 9 AM.
If you or someone you know needs shelter, call 1-800-535-7252 or 311. For more information Click here.

Mayor Bowser Delivers COVID-19 Situational Update for January 6, 2022
DC launches citywide vaccination entry requirement (VaxDC), calls for many establishments to verify patrons are vaccinated against COVID-19



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