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.
Women & children dealing with:
Safe & Stable Homes
Expert, Nurturing Support
Therapeutic Childcare (6wks-5yrs)
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!
Number of families served per night in our six family programs
Number of women helped per night in our five singles programs
The average age of a child in a family program
Number of children served in our family programs
The average head of household age in a family program
Number of counseling hours provided by DVSC in 2016
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