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DC Resources for Undocumented Individuals

blog4.jpgFor undocumented individuals who are not currently in the immigration system (i.e. no past deportations, current court cases, no past criminal record) and who do not have access to relief, this is a non-exhaustive list of available, non-legal resources. It includes such things as sexual assault and domestic violence assistance, food and emergency shelter resources, etc.

People living in DC can use this site to find thousands of resources near them:

Please note that not all phone numbers and addresses have been verified.


Child Safety & Abduction Prevention - Helpful Links

National Center for Missing and Exploited Children

Hotline: 800-843-5678


Project HOPE (Help Offering Parents Empowerment)

Hotline: 800-306-6311
National support network of parents who have experienced abductions

For Emergencies & Ongoing Abductions

International Parental Child Abduction

Weekday Hotline: 202-736-9090 (Monday - Friday 9am-5pm EST)
Weekend, Evening, & Holiday Hotline: 888-407-4747

Department of State Children's Passport Issuance Alert Program (CPIAP)

Toll-Free: 888-407-4747


State & Federal Parent Locator Service, Office of Child Support Enforcement

Hotline: 202-401-9267


National Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Hotlines & Resources

National Domestic Violence Hotline

Hotline: 800-799-SAFE (7233)
TTY: 800-787-3224
Available 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

National Sexual Assault Hotline

Hotline: 800-656-HOPE (4673)
Available 24 hours a day/7 days a week for the nearest rape crisis center.

National Stalking Resource Center

Hotline: 800-FYI-CALL (800-394-2255)
M-F 8:30 AM - 8:30 PM EST

National Teen Dating Abuse Helpline

Hotline: 866-331-9474
TTY: 866-331-8453
Available 24 hours a day/7 days a week

American Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center International Domestic Violence Hotline

International Hotline: 866-USWOMEN (866-879-6636)

Available 24 hours a day/6 days a week in 175 countries; closed 1pm Saturday until 1pm Sunday PST


National Center on Elder Abuse Hotline

Hotline: 800-677-1116

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District of Columbia (DC) Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault Hotlines & Resources

District of Columbia Coalition Against Domestic Violence

Phone: 202-299-1181
Address: 5 Thomas Circle NW, Washington DC 20005


Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault Hotlines in DC

Child Abuse Hotline

202-671-SAFE (7233)

Crisis Helpline (Mental Health)


Crisis Intervention Line Hotline


District of Columbia City-wide Sexual Assault Hotline


DC Crime Victims Compensation Program


District of Columbia Shelter Hotline


Gay and Lesbian National Hotline


Hola Gay (Spanish Hotline)


Shalom Task Force


Supporting Our Survivors Network



DC Rape Crisis Center

Hotline: 202-333-7273
Office: 202-232-0789
TTY: 202-328-1371

Men Can Stop Rape

Office: 202-265-6530
Address: 2437 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20009
Provides educational workshops to teen audiences on gender equity and male violence.
Eligibility: High school, college students.

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Center for Child Protection and Family Support

Office: 202-544-3144
Address: 714 G Street SE, Washington DC 20003

For the Love of Children (FLOC)

Office: 202-462-8686; 866-462-FLOC
Address: 1816 12th Street NW, Washington DC 20009

Grandma's House

Office: 202-234-4128
Address: 1222 T Street NW, Washington DC 20009

Safe Shores: The DC Children's Advocacy Center

Office: 202-638-2575

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Unity Health Care

Office: 202-745-4300
Address: 3020 14th Street NW Suite 401, Washington DC 20009

Whitman Walker Clinic

Office: 202-797-3500

En Español: 202-939-788

Address: 1407 S Street NW, Washington DC 20009

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Outreach & Counseling Resources in District of Columbia (DC)

7-2-9 Club

New York Avenue Presbyterian Church

Office: 202-547-7012

Address: 1313 New York Avenue NE, Washington DC 20005

The Adele Lebowitz Center for Youth & Families

Washington School of Psychiatry
Office: 202-537-6050
Fax: 202-237-2730
Address: 5028 Wisconsin Avenue NW Suite 400, Washington DC 20016

Afro-American Counseling & Psychotherapy Institute, Inc

Office: 202-723-0030
Address: 1717 K Street NW Suite 600, Washington DC 20036

The Center Clinic, George Washington University

Office: 202-944-4937

Address: 1922 F Street NW Suite 103, Washington DC 20052

Center for Mental Health-Anacostia

Office: 202-678-3000 Fax: 202-678-2341
Address: 2041 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE Suite 307, Washington DC20020

DC Rape Crisis Center

Hotline: 202-333-7273
Office: 202-232-0789
TTY: 202-328-1371

Family and Child Services of Washington, DC, Inc.

Office: 202-289-1510

Address: 929 L Street NW, Washington DC 20001

House of Ruth's Domestic Violence Support Center

Office: 202-347-0390

Ramona's Way

Greater Southeast Hospital, Medical Services Building Domestic Violence Intake Center
Office: 202-561-3000, 202-257-6790
Address: 1328 Southern Avenue SE Suite 311, Washington DC 20032

WEAVE (Women Empowered Against Violence)

Office: 202-452-9550
Address: 1111 16th Street NW Suite 410, Washington DC 20036
Also legal, counseling, economic and educational services to adult and teen survivors of relationship violence and abuse.

Wendt Center for Loss and Healing

Office: 202-624-0010

Fax: 202-624-0062
Address: 4201 Connecticut Avenue NW Suite 300, Washington DC 20008

The Women's Center

Office: 202-293-4580 Fax: 202-293-4583

Address: 1101 15th Street NW Suite 202, Washington DC 20005

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Emergency & Transitional Housing Resources in District of Columbia (DC)

Calvary Women's Services

Office: 202-783-6651

Address: 928 5th St NW, Washington DC 20001

Must be a single female, at least 18 years of age, with no children.

Camille's Place
Office: 202-548-2400
Camille's Place is an emergency transitional program for formerly incarcerated women who are HIV positive and homeless upon their release from prisons and jails. Women can reside at Camille's Place from two weeks to sixty days until they are able to secure longer term transitional housing or drug treatment. The program will assist women with clothing, birth certificates, ID, transportation, mental health counseling, aftercare, and medical referral and HIV education/counseling. To be eligible, please call within 30 days of release. Camille's Place is a program of Our Place, DC.

Capitol Hill Group Ministry

Office: 202-544-0631

Address: 421 Seward Square SE, Washington DC 20003

Church of the Redeemer: Northwest Church Family Network

Office: 202-347-5660

Address: 216 New York Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

A three- to five-year transitional housing program, man or woman with children and at least nine months of documented sobriety. Must have a referral from social worker. Once referral is sent in, an interview is scheduled; two interviews are required before admittance into the program.

Clean and Sober Streets

Office: 202-783-7343

Address: 425 Second Street NW, 2 North, Washington DC 20001
Provides inpatient drug treatment in transitional housing for up to two years for women, men, and criminal justice clients. Conducts four intakes per year. Call to determine when intake is taking place. Accepts walk-ins. Clients must attend 15 meetings after first contact with program to be admitted. Spanish language services available.

Community for Creative Non-Violence (CCNV)

Office: 202-393-1909 or 4409
Address: 425 2nd Street NW, Washington DC
Long-term shelter for up to six months.

Covenant House

"Nineline" Hotline: 800-999-9999
Office: 202-610-9630 Fax: 202-610-9640
Address: 2001 Mississippi Avenue SE, Washington DC 20020 Serves clients ages 16-21

Damien Ministries

Office: 202-387-2926
Address: PO Box 10202, Washington DC 20018
Three-bed facility for formerly incarcerated persons on medical parole with Stage 3 AIDS. Must be referred by a parole officer.

Dorothy Day Catholic Worker House

Office: 202-882-9649
Address: 503 Rock Creek Church Road NW, Washington DC 20010
Provides shelter for families or mothers with children. Referrals not required.

Friendship House

Office: 202-675-9050

Address: 619 D Street SE, Washington DC 20003

Fulton House of Hope

Office: 202-682-1190
Address: 512 I Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
One-year residential drug treatment program. Intakes three times per year, in January, May, and September.

Eligibility: Single women who are homeless, limited medication needs due to mental illness, ages 30-50.

Hannah House

Office: 202-289-4840

Address: 612 M Street NW, Washington DC 20001

For Women Only

Georgia Avenue/Rock Creek East Family Support Collaborative

Office: 202-722-1815
Address: 4422 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20011

The Haven

Office: 202-328-7074
Address: 4201 Albemarle Street NW, Washington DC 20016
For Women Only with No Children

House of Imagene Shelter

Office: 202-518-8488

Residential Shelter: Yes
Address: 1110A 6th Street NE Suite 4, Washington, DC 20002

House of Ruth (DC)

24-Hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 202-347-2777

Office: 202-667-7001

Residential Shelter: Yes
Domestic Violence Support Center: 202-347-0390
Address: 5 Thomas Circle NW, Washington DC 20005

Mary House

Office: 202-635-0534
Address: 4303 13th Street NE, Washington DC 20017

Mount Carmel House

Office: 202-289-6315
For Women Only

My Sister's Place (DC)

24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 202-529-5991
Office: 202-529-5261 (non-emergency)

Residential Shelter: Yes

N Street Village

Office: 202-939-2076

Bethany Women's Center

Office: 202-483-3739
Address: 1333 N Street NW, Washington DC 20005
For Women Only

New Endeavors by Women (NEW)

Office: 202-682-5825

Address: 611 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-5:00PM

Rachel Women's Center

Office: 202-682-1005
Address: 1222 11th Street NW, Washington DC
For Women Only

Sasha Bruce Youthworks

24-Hour Hotline: 202-547-7777
General Information: 202-675-9340
Administration: 741 Eighth Street SE, Washington DC 20003-2802
Shelter: 1022 Maryland Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Sasha Bruce Youthworks offers shelter and emergency services for adolescents, crisis/emergency shelter for children between the ages of 12-17 years old; independent living program for people ages 16-18; transitional living program for ages 18-21.

St. Columba's Episcopal Church

Office: 202-363-4119
Address: 4201 Albemarle Street, NW, Washington, DC 20016
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 11:00AM-1:30PM
Provides showers and laundry for homeless men and women.
Self-referrals accepted.

St. Martin's House

Office: 202-332-7333; 202-234-2399
Address: 116 T Street NE, Washington DC 20002
Assists single men (ages 18-60) with the transition from homelessness to independent living through structured activities, such as substance abuse counseling, parenting education, and finance classes.

Willis P. Green Manor SRO Facility and Transitional Housing

Office: 202-397-7886

Address: 4425 Nannie Helen Burroughs Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20019

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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Resources in District of Columbia (DC)

The Lambda Center

Office: 202-885-5610 or 877-2LAMBDA

Address: 4228 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016
The Lambda Center is committed to providing high quality behavioral healthcare programs to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender communities. A Partnership of Whitman-Walker Clinic and the Psychiatric Institute of Washington

Whitman-Walker Clinic

Office: 202-797-3500
En Español: 202-939-7881
Address: 1407 S Street NW, Washington DC 20009
Offers health care and support services to the GLBT community. Whitman-Walker Clinic is especially committed to ending the suffering of all those infected with and affected by HIV/AIDS.

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Latino/Latina Resources in District of Columbia (DC)

Hermanas Unidas

Office: 202-387-2870, ext. 28

Division within Clinica Legal Latina, Ayuda's domestic violence clinic. Hermanas Unidas, through its programs such as support groups, educational workshops, and therapeutic workshops, works to heighten self-esteem and to promote education, leadership, and social development of Latino battered women in the Washington, DC area.

La Clinica del Pueblo

Office: 202-462-4788
Address: 2831 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20009-4607
Offers free primary care, mental health and substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, interpreter service, social services as well as health education and outreach to members of the Latino community in DC.

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Food Pantry Resources in District of Columbia (DC)

Hunger Lifeline

Telephone: 202-644-9807

Community Harvest

Telephone: 202-667-8875

Address: 2437 15th Street NW, Washington DC 20009

Capital Area Food Bank - Washington

Telephone: 202-644-9800

Address: 4900 Puerto Rico Avenue, NE, Washington DC 20017

SOME (So Others Might Eat)

Telephone: 202-797-8806

Address: 71 O Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Thrive DC/ St. Stephen & the Incarnation Episcopal Church

Telephone: 202-737-9311; 202-232-0900

Address: 1525 Newton Street NW, Washington, DC 20010

Washington City Church of the Brethren Nutrition Program

Telephone: 202-546-8706

Address: 337 North Carolina Avenue SE, Washington DC 20003

Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday (11:30AM-1:30PM) [CLOSED WEDNESDAY]

Garden Resources of Washington

Telephone: 202-234-0591

Address: 1419 V Street NW, Washington DC 20009

Foggy Bottom Food Pantry/The United Church

Telephone: 202-331-1495

Address: 1920 G Street NW, Washington DC 20006

Hours: 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month (10-12PM)

Share Our Strength

Telephone: 800-969-4767

Address: 1030 15th Street NW, Suite 1100 W, Washington, DC 20005

DC Central Kitchen

Telephone: 202-234-0707

Address: 425 2nd Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Salvation Army - Social Service Office

Telephone: 202-332-5000

Address: 1434 Harvard Street NW, Washington DC 20009

Provides a food pantry. Serves DC residents, meet specific program requirements. Documentation: Picture ID, Proof of Income, Proof of Residence, Eviction/Court Notice, Utility Cut-Off Notice Pantry hours: Mondays through Fridays 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

St. Anthony Catholic Church - Food Pantry

Telephone: 202-526-8822

Address: 1029 Monroe Street NE, Washington, DC 20017

Lutheran Church of the Reformation - Food Pantry

Telephone: 202-543-4200

Address: 212 E Capitol Street NE, Washington DC 20003

Peoples Congregational United Church - Peoples Food Pantry

Telephone: 202-829-5511

Address: 4704 13th Street NW, Washington DC 20011

Plymouth Congregational United Church of Christ - Food Pantry

Telephone: 202-723-5330

Address: 5301 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20011

Bread for the City

Telephone: 202-561-8587

Address: 1640 Good Hope Road SE, Washington DC 20020

Telephone: 202-265-2400

Address: 1525 7th Street NW, Washington DC 20001

Catholic Charities - Spanish Catholic Center

Telephone: 202-939-2400

Address: 1618 Monroe Street NW, Washington DC 20010

City Gate

Telephone: 202-237-1799

Address: 3920 Alton Place NW, Washington DC 20016

Father McKenna Center

Telephone: 202-842-1112

Address: 900 North Capitol Street NW, Washington DC 20002

Emory Beacon of Light

Telephone: 202-829-5732

Address: 6203 Piney Branch Road NW, Washington, DC 20011

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