Founded in 1976, House of Ruth empowers women, children and families to rebuild their lives and heal from trauma, abuse and homelessness. House of Ruth offers comprehensive support for women, children and families. Our continuum of services encompasses enriched housing for families and single women, trauma-informed daycare for children, and free counseling to empower anyone, regardless of gender, who is a survivor of trauma and abuse. Our programs provide individualized support to rebuild safe, independent, and sustainable lives.
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 annually
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