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Crisis Resources

If you have an immediate safety concern on campus, please contact the Department of Public Safety at (202) 884-9111 or dial 9111 from a campus phone.

Other Rapid Resources

Suicide and Crisis Hotlines

For suicide prevention and emotional crisis (when you feel you can’t go on) let someone know your pain; crisis counselors are waiting for your call.

USA National Suicide Hotlines
Toll-free, 24 hours, 7 days a week. 1-800-SUICIDE or 1-800-273-TALK

Washington Suicide Hotline


Crisis Helpline, 888-7-WE-HELP

Maryland Suicide Hotline

MD Crisis Hotline, 800-422-0009

Prince George ‘s Community Crisis Services
301-864-7161; 301-927-4500

Montgomery County Hotline

Virginia Suicide Hotline


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Domestic Violence Assistance

Domestic violence is a widespread problem that occurs among all ages, genders, races, educational backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups. There is no typical victim. Help is available – here’s where to find it.


DC Rape Crisis Center
PO Box 34125
Washington, DC 20043
24-hour hotline: 202-333-RAPE

Domestic Violence Intake Center
DC Superior Court
Room 4235
500 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Satellite Office:
1328 Southern Avenue, SE
Suite 311
Washington, DC 20032

My Sister’s Place Counseling Center
24-hour hotline: 202-529-5991


Montgomery County Abused Persons Program
24-hour hotline: 240-777-4673

Prince George ‘s County Family Crisis Center
24-hour hotline: 301-731-1203

Sexual Assault Center


Alexandria Battered Women’s Shelter
421 King Street
Suite 400
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Doorways Battered Women’s Emergency Shelter and Safe House
PO Box 10085
Arlington, Virginia 22210
Hotline and Information: 703-237-0881

Fairfax Battered Women’s Shelter
1850 Cameron Glen Road
Suite 600
Reston, Virginia 20190
24 hours: 703-435-4940

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Emergency Food

The number of Washington-area residents living with hunger has spiked by nearly 40 percent since 2001, according to a recent survey. How can you provide your family with nutritious meals? Where can you get advice and support?

Capital Area Food Bank
645 Taylor Street, NE
Washington, DC 20017
202-536-5344 x223

Martin Luther King, Jr. Multi-Service Center
(Ward 5 & 6, referrals)
1326 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20002

MSB Community Outreach House
(Ward 5 or referral)
2411 Lawrence Street
Washington, DC
Hot food on Fridays 10am to 2pm

Northeastern Presbyterian Church Food Pantry
(application; SSN, Medicaid, or driver’s license)
2112 Varnum Street, NE
Washington, DC 20018
Contact: Ms. Waters

Spanish Catholic Center
1618 Monroe Street. NW
Washington, DC
Contact: Sr. Carmen Soto
Weekly food bags distributed, emergency food as needed

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Housing Assistance and Shelters

A friend when needed — housing options and emergency shelters

Centro Maria
650 Jackson Street, NE
Washington, DC
For young women studying and/or working: 202-635-1697, Affordable accommodations in a secure and friendly environment

House of Ruth – Madison Emergency Shelter
651 10 th Avenue, NW.
Washington, DC 20002
For single women experiencing domestic violence: 202-547-2600, For families: 202-347-2777

N St. Village / Bethany Women’s Center
1333 N Street, NW
Washington, DC
For single women 18 and over: 202-939-2076
After 4pm: 202-387-5464

Thea Bowman House
4065 Minnesota Avenue, NE
Washington, DC
For women 18 and over and their children under 18: 202-399-1385, 2-year transitional housing program

Virginia Williams Family Resource Center
25 M Street, SW
Washington, DC
Primary referral office for shelter and housing assistance

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Child Care Resources

You can’t bring your children to class with you, but you also can’t leave them home alone. Who will help with child care while you work or take classes?

Child Care Aware
Child Care Aware is committed to providing the best information on locating quality child care and child care resources in communities throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

Day Care Washington DC
Offers a directory of day care centers and child care providers.

Knowledge Learning Corporation
Age-appropriate programs and a staff of dedicated teachers ensure that children, from infancy through elementary school, get the positive learning experiences they need. Knowledge Learning Centers operate under various names and are located throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

La Petite Academy
La Petite Academy offers quality programming and provides child care and educational programs for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. La Petite Academy is conveniently located in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

Maryland Child Care Resource Network
Every community in Maryland is served by 1 of 12 regional child care resource and referral centers.

National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies

Virginia Child Care Resource and Referral Network
VACCRRN develops, maintains and expands quality child care resource and referral services throughout Virginia.

YMCAs and YWCAs are dedicated to providing high-quality, affordable child care, including family-centered, values-based programs to nurture children’s healthy development. Centers are located throughout DC, Maryland, and Virginia

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Disability Resources

Need information about physical or learning disabilities? What programs and services are available? How can you find them?

The Disability Guide
The Guide provides comprehensive information on resources in DC, Maryland, and Virginia.

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities
Find resources and support information.

US Government website for people with disabilities

Trinity’s Disability Services Office

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Immigration Resources

Find information about citizenship, permanent residency, employment and student authorization, adoptions, refugee status. Download forms and locate answers to your questions.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services
National Customer Service Center : 1-800-375-5283

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Transportation Resources

Need help getting from one place to another? Looking for medical transportation options? Bus, train, and Metro information is close at hand!



Community Transportation Association of America ( )

Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority

Metropolitan Washington Commuter Connection

Washington/Virginia Commuting Options


Maryland Transit Administration

Prince George ‘s County

Montgomery County


Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation

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Family and Women’s Health

Emergency care, physician referrals, health kits, health fairs, screenings. Services for children – including examinations and immunizations. Services for women – including gynecology, pregnancy confirmation, prenatal care, colposcopy, diagnosis and treatment of infections.


Mary’s Center
2333 Ontario Road, NW
Washington, DC 20009

Washington Hospital Center
110 Irving Street, NW
Washington, DC 20010


Holy Cross Hospital
1500 Forest Glen Road
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910

Mobile Medical Care
9309 Old Georgetown Road
Bethesda, Maryland


Alexandria Neighborhood Health Center
3804 Executive Avenue
Alexandria, Virginia 22305

Queen Street Clinic
1000 Queen Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

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