Everyone Home DC’s Family Rapid Re-Housing Program provides short-term rental and utility assistance to families experiencing homelessness in Washington, DC. Families work with Rapid Re-Housing case managers to set goals for greater housing and economic self-sufficiency.
Everyone Home DC’s Family Rapid Re-Housing team and partners provide support through housing stability focused case management, employment preparation services, affordable housing search support, transportation assistance, mental health services, educational or vocational training, and related services to help make the transition to self-sufficient living possible. Rapid Re-Housing is a research-based and national best practice intervention designed to help individuals and families quickly exit homelessness and return to permanent housing.
Rapid Re-Housing assistance and the resources and service provided are tailored to the unique needs of the household. Everyone Home DC’s Family Rapid Re-Housing supports 55 families for up to 18 months in scattered site apartments throughout the District. Referrals for the Family Rapid Re-Housing Program come from The Community Partnership for the Prevention of Homelessness.
If you know a family encountering a housing crisis that they cannot resolve on their own, they can access homelessness prevention advice and program assistance referrals exclusively through the Virginia Williams Family Resource Center (920 Rhode Island Ave NE, Washington, DC 20018 | (202)-526-0017), the central intake for DC’s coordinated homelessness assistance system for families.