Patricia Handy Place for Women

Organization: N Street Village

The Patricia Handy Place for Women, located at 810 Fifth Street NW, is the first short term emergency housing facility to open as part of the Mayor’s “All Eight Wards” plan to address and end homelessness in the District of Columbia, as detailed in the Homeward DC strategic plan. Incorporating the best of N Street Village’s service-enriched model of care, programming at the Patricia Handy Place is trauma-informed, dignified, and safe for single women experiencing homelessness. The transformative program includes critical services provided by trained staff, volunteers, and city and nonprofit partners and has been designed to create a sense of community and enhance individual feelings of empowerment.
Service Category: Immediate Safety Emergency
Service Eligibility: Homeless Women/Girls Housing Status Gender
Application: We encourage you to attend a WELCOME SESSION Monday-Friday at 9:15 am at the N Street Village Day Center (1333 N St. NW) where we will review housing options, tour the Village Day Center, and refer to outside resources as needed. For N Street Village Affordable Housing, please contact WC Smith at (202) 319-9100. For Immediate Shelter, go to our Patricia Handy Place for Women at 810 5th St NW between 4:00-7:00pm daily. Limited availability; beds are assigned on first-come, first-serve basis. N Street Village serves adult women 18 years old and over and individuals that identify as transgender. If you are seeking family services, please call Virginia Willams Center at (202) 526-0017 Monday-Thursday from 8:00am-4:30pm. For emergencies or if you see someone in need, please call the Shelter Hotline (202) 399-7093 or 911.
202.733.5378  ext. 408
Monday - Thursday : 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Patrica Handy Place for Women
810 5th Street NW Washington DC 20001