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Harriet Tubman Emergency Women's Shelter and Day Program

Do you need a place to stay tonight?  Harriet Tubman Women’s Shelter is a low-barrier emergency shelter for women over the age of 18.  The program offers a hot meal, a shower, a place to stay off of the streets, access to a case manager and a work program.  Intake begins at 7 pm each night, and the shelter closes at 7 am the next morning. 

Harriet’s Tubman’s Day Program focuses on life skills training for women and is open Monday through Friday, 9 am to 3:30 pm.

Services

Harriet Tubman Women’s Shelter is a low-barrier emergency shelter for women over the age of 18 who are in urgent need of housing, food or case management.  Shelter staff serve breakfast, lunch and dinner to clients.  Case management services at the shelter include assistance with life skills, employment, hygiene issues, drug rehab and financial management.  Two rehab specialists and a program manager during the day are available to work directly with clients.

Intake:  Harriet Tubman Women’s Shelter is a 100-bed, low-barrier emergency facility.  All clients are self-referred, and beds are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Get Involved

Donate:  We know how to stretch a dollar, but we need your support to meet the many needs our clients face in overcoming homelessness.  In-kind donations of women’s clothing are always welcome. Or, you can make a monetary donation directly to Harriet Tubman Women's Shelter.

Volunteer:  Harriet Tubman Women’s Shelter encourages individuals to volunteer their time by leading workshops and working directly with clients who may need guidance in their professional or personal lives.  Please visit our Volunteer Portal for more information.

Organize:  Consider organizing a clothing or food donation to benefit Harriet Tubman Women’s Shelter at your parish or church, workplace or social group! Call today to find out what items we need. Thank you!

Contact Us

Harriet Tubman Emergency Women's Shelter and Day Program
1900 Massachusetts Ave. SE #9
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 547-1924 or (202) 547-1925


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