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House of Ruth



House of Ruth provides a temporary overnight shelter for women.  It operates six safe houses.

Intakes are conducted over the phone or email. Please contact 202-667-7001 ext. 320 or email us at

You may also contact House of Ruth’s Domestic Violence Support Center and speak to a counselor regarding the specifics of your situation at 202-667-7001 ext. 515. To schedule an appointment, call 202-667-7001 ext. 515. Please leave a message including the best times to reach you by phone so that a counselor can contact you to complete a telephone screening.

5 Thomas Circle, NW
Washington, DC 20005

Phone: (202) 667-7001

Fax: (202) 667-7047



To be eligible, you must be female and meet other guidelines.

Last Review and Update: Apr 12, 2011
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