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House of Ruth

Domestic Violence Help in Washington, DC

Program reports that it provides residential facility for people to live temporarily. Click on program listing for information on maximum length of stay. Emergency
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Program reports that it is solely focused on providing services for victims of domestic violence. Primary Purpose Focused
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Profile
Strength 61%
  • Hotline

    202-667-7001 202-667-7001 (24⁄7)

    Hotline hours of operation

    Monday 24 hours
    Tuesday 24 hours
    Wednesday 24 hours
    Thursday 24 hours
    Friday 24 hours
    Saturday 24 hours
    Sunday 24 hours
  • Toll Free

    -
  • Business

    202-667-7001 202-667-7001
  • Languages Spoken

    English
  • TTY/TTD

    -
  • Fax

    -
  • Hours of operation

    Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday CLOSED
    Sunday CLOSED

Services

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  • Confidential shelter location
  • Case management
  • Safety planning
  • Domestic violence education
  • Shelter resident counseling
  • Non-resident counseling
  • Peer support groups
  • Sexual violence support groups
  • Transitional individual housing
  • Transitional family housing
  • Permanent individual housing
  • Permanent family housing
  • Alternative housing counseling
  • Relocation services
  • Goal planning assistance
  • Job skills training
  • Job search/placement
  • Health and wellness programs
  • Resources and referrals
  • Parenting skills training
  • Daycare facility
  • Child care during support groups
  • Child abuse services
  • Youth counseling
  • Safety planning for children
  • Child development

Populations Served

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  • Women
  • Adult Male (victim of domestic violence)
  • Adult Male (victim of sexual assault)
  • Elderly
  • Teens
  • Individuals
  • Families
  • Deaf
  • Developmentally disabled
  • Disabled
  • Immigrant
  • Military
  • Rural
  • Trafficked persons
  • Prostituted persons
  • LGBTQ
  • Trans women/men
  • Counties Served

    Washington, DC (all Wards)

About House of Ruth

  • Website

    www.houseofruth.org
  • Established

    1976
  • Beds

    234
  • Maximum Length of Stay (days)

    0
  • Wheelchair Accessible

    Yes
  • Pet Shelter

    No

Description

House of Ruth helps women, children and families in greatest need and with very limited resources build safe, stable lives and achieve their highest potential. At House of Ruth, women, children and families heal from lifetimes of traumatic abuse.

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