Helplines:

National Call Center for Homeless Veterans 877-424-3838 or 1-877-4AID-VET

Veterans Crisis Hotline 1-800-273-8255

Mental Health Crisis Hotline 1-888-7WE-HELP or 1-888-793-4357

DC Shelter Hotline 202-399-7093

 

Referral Services:

Community Resource and Referral Center

1500 Franklin Street NE

Hours: 24 hours/7 days a week

202-636-7660

Veteran only resources, referrals

Virginia Williams Family Resource Center – Homeless family intake and referral center

920 Rhode Island Ave NE

Hours: 8:30 am-4:00 pm M-Thurs; 8:30 am-12:00 pm Fridays

Bring with you ID, homeless verification, birth certificate, and Social Security Card

Friendship Place

Welcome Center- 4713 Wisconsin Ave NW

Hours: Mondays: 8:30a-11:30a and 1p-4p

Wed. & Thurs.: 8:30a-11:30a and 1p-3p

Drop-in Clinic offering meals, shower, laundry, case management, medical care

 

Employment Assistance:

Mayor’s Office of Veterans Affairs

1350 Pennsylvania Ave NW

202-724-5454

Resume assistance, claims assistance, benefits workshops

American Job Center (Department of Employment Services for veterans only)

3720 MLK Ave SE

202-741-7747

Project Empowerment (DOES)

4058 Minnesota Ave NE

Veterans Program Coordinator, Chris Rollins: 202-698-6288

AimHire (Friendship Place), Veterans First Program

202-248-9599; 202-364-1419

 

 

For a full list of resources including health care, clothing/laundry, shelter, rent assistance, food, and more:

Veteran Resource Guide Veteran Resource Guide (365 KB)