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Partner Shelter Sites

We partner with shelters and transitional living programs in Washington, D.C.

We are NOT a shelter.


Our partner sites protect the privacy and confidentiality of their residents. If you are interested in volunteering, dropping off donations, or visiting one of our partner sites, please contact us at admin@playtimeproject.org before showing up. 


Playtime's administrative office is in St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church, which has an important mission of service and social justice and is home to several nonprofit organizations.

Homeless Children's Playtime Project

1525 Newton Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20010

 

St. Stephen is located in Columbia Heights on the corner of 16th and Newton Street NW. Volunteer training takes place at the church and other community locations and NOT at the shelters or transitional housing programs where our volunteers serve. Our office is accessible by car (limited street parking is available) and is within walking distance of the Columbia Heights Metro Station (green/yellow line). 

Click on the icons in the map for location details of each site or see below.

Partner Sites

DASH (District Alliance for Safe Housing)

DASH, located in Northeast Washington, D.C. (not shown on map), is a low-barrier housing facility for survivors of domestic violence. Playtime is one of DASH’s first program partners.

Days Inn Overflow Shelter

Days Inn Overflow Shelter, 2700 New York Ave., NE, is contracted with the city government as overflow shelter space for families in need of housing.

Quality Inn Overflow Shelter

Quality Inn Overflow Shelter, 1600 New York Ave., NE, is contracted with the city government as overflow shelter space for families in need of housing.

Turning Point Center for Women & Children

Turning Point, 1434 Harvard Street, NW, is run by the Salvation Army and provides young mothers with a range of services including Life Skills classes.

 

Learn more about volunteering with Playtime.

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