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Finding Your Home

On our first night in 1976, House of Ruth gave shelter to eight homeless women in the basement of a row home on Massachusetts Avenue. We knew from day one that women in crisis needed a lot more than an overnight stay and a bag of groceries. When treated with respect and understanding, and given the skills for independence, women who have survived domestic abuse, homelessness, and trauma change their lives.

Please contact 202-667-7001 ext. 320 or intake@houseofruth.org to learn about how House of Ruth might help you find a home.

If you are a service provider seeking services for women, contact intake@houseofruth.org or call 202-667-7001 ext. 320.

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