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Housing Resource Center

Our weekly walk-in Domestic Violence Resource Clinic has shifted to a call-in clinic during COVID-19. We are here for you and are available to continue providing safe housing resources, safety planning, and connections to community resources.

To reach our Advocates, please call us at 202-290-2356 ext. 101. We are here to help: Monday through Friday / 9:00am to 5:00pm.

The Housing Resource Center (HRC) is the hub of DASH’s efforts to prevent homelessness among domestic violence survivors. We assist survivors in completing housing applications, obtaining safety transfers, navigating the public housing system, and making connections to community services. Survivors can conduct housing searches in our computer lab and work one-on-one with Housing Specialists.

Virginia Williams Family Resource Center

For Families Experiencing Homelessness due to Domestic Violence, please contact: Phone Number: (202) 526-0017 /  Email: VW@dashdc.org  

  • Re-establishing financial and housing independence.  
  • Resources for finding new housing.  
  • Dealing with housing discrimination.  
  • Changing or terminating a lease.  
  • Resources for changing or leaving a dangerous housing situation.

Services Available: DASH works collaboratively with families at the Virginia Williams Resource Center to prevent homelessness by exploring ways to keep survivors housed, helping them to identify housing options. 

  • Advocacy for short term (emergency) and long-term housing to families in crisis.   

Services Include: 

The amount of housing options in the DC Metro Area can be overwhelming – take a look at the following lists of resources to see what best fits your situation. If you have questions or concerns contact our advocates.

Staying Safe during COVID-19

For survivors, staying home during the pandemic may not be the safest option. Advocates are here for you, 24/7, at the Hotline.

Call 1-800-799-7233 or 1-800-787-3224 for TTY, or if you’re unable to speak safely, you can log onto thehotline.org to chat to an Advocate.

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