DowntownDC Weekend Homeless Services Program

The DowntownDC Business Improvement District (BID) is offering expanded outdoor homeless services at the DowntownDC Weekend Homeless Services Program, located in the 800 block of Vermont Avenue NW, across from McPherson Square. The DowntownDC Weekend Homeless Services Program operates weekly, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Effective September 25th, weekend services will extend to 6:00 p.m.

The location serves as a resource for people experiencing homelessness and a venue for community organizations, faith-based institutions and individuals to continue to provide weekend food, clothing and religious services a an alternative venue to Franklin Park.

Services include:
  • Health Care & Dental
  • Catered Food
  • Clothing and Shoes
  • Personal Hygiene & Barbers/Stylists
  • Books
  • Art and Games
  • Music

Expansion of the DowntownDC Weekend Homeless Services Program is made possible with the support of sponsors Sandy Spring Bank and Coca-Cola Consolidated in addition to community partners.

Current community partners include:

Individuals and groups interested in partnering with DowntownDC to provide services at Vermont Avenue are encouraged to pre-register as a community partner by calling 202-873-0533 or by registering at: