Wanda’s House

Located in Ward 7, Wanda’s House is the first and only housing program in Washington DC that is solely dedicated to offering pre-independent living services to homeless LGBTQ youth ages 18-24. These services include:

  • Long-term transitional living (up to 18 months)
  • On-site 24/7 staff
  • Case management
  • Educational guidance and support
  • Job training and guidance
  • Support service referrals

Wanda’s House residents have their own rooms and live with an advocate with extensive experience with housing and LGBTQ issues.

In addition, Wanda’s House offers each youth a life skills counselor who works with the individual daily on issues relating to education/vocational training, housing, and other matters as necessary.

September 18, 2014