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Mayor's Office on Women’s Policy and Initiatives
 

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Heat Emergency - A heat emergency is in effect for Washington, DC. Residents are urged to take precautions against the heat.
Find cooling centers, spray parks and more information about heat emergencies.

 

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Services

24-hour Shelter Hotline
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DHS maintains a 24-hour shelter hotline to facilitate access to information on available programs and services.

Domestic Violence Resources

Resources for those experiencing domestic violence.

Emergency and Temporary Housing
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DHS administers local and federal grant funds to assist organizations in providing emergency and transitional shelter to victims of domestic violence, single adults and families residing in the District of Columbia. 

Financial Literacy and Education

Obtain information on Financial Literacy and Education.

Hypothermia Watch
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DHS offers certain services during hypothermia season, as part of the District Government’s commitment to protecting individuals who are homeless.

Resources for Homeless Women and Families

Additional resources for homeless women, men and families.

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DHS provides transportation services during hypothermia season, as part of the District Government’s commitment to protecting individuals who are homeless from cold weather injury, by meeting the demand for shelter during the coldest months of the year.  

Wellness and Health

OWPI recommends many resources to support the health and wellness of women in the DC area.

Find links and resources related to Workforce Development and Preparedness.