If you are an individual in need of housing and social services, please contact the Shelter Hotline at (202) 399-7093. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911. Everyone Home DC’s hospitality center, Shirley’s Place, is open Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Learn more about Shirley’s Place (Link to page)
Every family at risk of or experiencing homelessness in the District of Columbia must register at Virginia Williams Resource Center, the central intake for DC’s coordinated homelessness assistance system for families with children, before receiving housing and social services. This is the only place for families in DC facing housing instability to obtain a shelter referral. Many of our family programs are accessible through referrals from Virginia Williams Family Resource Center.
If you are a family in need of supportive housing and homelessness prevention services, please visit:
Virginia Williams Family Resource Center
920 Rhode Island Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20014
202.546.0017 or 202.724.4208
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 8:30 AM–4:00 PM and Friday, 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.
In accordance with the District of Columbia’s Winter Plan, when the Virginia Williams Family Resource Center is closed, families in need of shelter should call the DC Shelter Hotline, 202-399-7093.
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