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Valley Place Family Apartments



For questions, please call James Freeny



Office Closed
P: 202-347-8870

Program Features
  • Office Closed

Closed permanently on July 30, 2017. If you have questions, please call James Freeny at 202-347-8870.

Families live here temporarily while they prepare for independent living. There are 18 furnished apartments with 1, 2, and 3 bedrooms. A referral from a family shelter is one of the requirements to live at this transitional program. Valley Place will interview referred clients to ensure they meet program requirements. Along with other trained staff, a Program Director is onsite to manage shelter operations.

Population Served

Families with children

Hours of Operation

24 hours a day; 7 days a week

Pre-Admission Requirement

Clients must be referred by an emergency shelter provider and the Virginia Williams Family Resource Center in the District of Columbia.


The purpose of this process is to be certain families with children meet the eligibility requirements and to provide a vehicle for understanding the participant family as a functioning unit. Assessments are scheduled Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

General Supportive Services

  • Case Management
  • Housing Assistance & Referrals
  • Job Placement Assistance & Referrals
  • Substance Abuse Assistance & Referrals
  • Life Skills Training

General Eligibility Criteria

Listed below are some of the key admission requirements. Other requirements will be discussed during the intake process.

  • Families with Children who are homeless and reside in the District of Columbia.
  • Participants must be referred by an emergency shelter in the District of Columbia.
  • Willing & Able to Follow Program Rules
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Test before admission into the program
  • Police Clearance before admission into the program

Referrals are provided for

  • TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
  • SSI (Supplemental Security Income)
  • SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance)
  • Childcare
  • Medical & Mental Health Care
  • Employment & Substance Abuse Counseling

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Coalition for the Homeless, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization registered with the Internal Revenue Service/Department of the Treasury.



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