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.