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ABOUT HOUSE OF RUTH

Founded in 1976, 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. We enfold women and families in an environment that is safe, structured and predictable and where they receive highly responsive and caring attention from the staff.

WHO WE HELP

Women & children dealing with:

Homelessness

Domestic Violence

Mental Illness

Substance Abuse

Recent Incarcerations

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HOW WE HELP

We Offer:

Safe & Stable Homes

Recovery Management

Expert, Nurturing Support

Therapeutic Childcare (6wks-5yrs)

Our Programs

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Our Impact on the Community

For over 40 years, House of Ruth has provided safe and stable housing to women, children and families in the DC area who have experienced homelessness and abuse. See below for a snapshot of House of Ruth's impact!

64

Number of families served per night in our six family programs

59

Number of women helped per night in our five singles programs

8

The average age of a child in a family program

96

Number of children served in our family programs

34

The average head of household age in a family program

2100

Number of counseling hours provided by DVSC in 2016

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