DC Dept. of Behavioral Health - Homeless Outreach Program (HOP)

Office Hours (9am-5pm, M-F)
Hours of Operation are M-F 9AM-9PM
1905 E St. SE, Bldg 14, Washington, 20003

States where the organization has representation or a license to practice law

  • Washington, D.C.


HOP helps individuals experiencing homelessness who are temporarily or chronically homeless get off the streets and into safe, decent housing where they can get the support they need.

Location(s) of the organization

  • Washington, D.C.

Type of Organization

  • Mental Health Services
Transportation Assistance; Crisis response 9am-9pm; also provides extensive referrals including housing/shelter

Specialized Competency

  • Human Sex Trafficking
  • Mental Health Issues
  • Runaway/Homeless Youth

Target Populations and Restrictions

Populations Served

Domestic, Foreign

Language Capabilites

English, Spanish, Amharic

Target Populations


  • No youth


  • Serve all genders

Service Restrictions

Other: Individuals must be homeless or at risk of homelessness

Direct Victim Services

Basic Necessities

  • Emergency/Crisis response
  • Identity or government documents
  • Personal items (includes material goods or support to obtain goods including food, clothing, toiletries, housing supplies)
  • Safety planning
  • Transportation (includes metro/subway passes, bus tickets, etc.)

Legal Services

  • Criminal justice support/advocacy
  • Crisis or emergency services (includes crisis intervention)
  • Law enforcement advocacy


  • Unpaid internships

Housing Services

  • Housing advocacy (includes assistance to locate and place client in housing)

Other Services

Other Basic Necessities Services: Compensation; Referrals to any/all necessary and appropriate assistance
Other Mental Health Services: Crisis response for individuals experiencing a mental health crisis
Referrals to any/all necessary and appropriate assistance

Contact Information

Law Enforcement Officer Contact

Amanda Baker

Referral Contact

Amanda Baker