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Crossing Place Referral Process

Eligibility for Crossing Place:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Experiencing a psychiatric crisis
  • Must be able to maintain safety of self or others
  • Must not be in need of medical detoxification or other inpatient care

Referral Process:

  • Contact Crossing Place staff for a telephone screening: (202) 830-3517                                         
Holly House Referral/Application Process

Referrals are accepted from the Department of Behavioral Health, Core Service Agencies, private providers, hospitals and families.

Residents must be formerly homeless, be enrolled with the DC Department of Behavioral Health, and have a recommendation from their Core Service Agency to apply to Holly House. The Core Service Agency will inform them of any needed documentation that they require.

Becoming a resident includes receiving meals, 24-hour residential staff supervision and support services to enable clients to achieve greater independence.

Please contact Alkita Alhanssary, Holly House Supervisor, for information about how to enter Holly House.

Alkita Alhanssary, Holly House Supervisor
aalhanssary@woodleyhouse.org
Direct: 202-830-3512
Main Office: 202-830-3508

Valenti House Referral/Application Process
Referrals are accepted from the Department of Behavioral Health, Core Service Agencies, private providers, hospitals and families.

Privately-paying residents need a psychiatrist who can include Woodley House in the resident’s treatment plan, providing a referral for application to Woodley House. Residents also need to show proof of their ability to pay. Privately-paying residents can come from outside the District of Columbia.

Residents who require financial assistance must show proof of DC residency, be enrolled with the DC Department of Behavioral Health (with an eCura Number) and have a recommendation from their Core Service Agency to apply to Woodley House and have access to public funding assistance. The Core Service Agency will inform them of any needed documentation that they require. After documentation is gathered, please contact Valenti House to receive more information and to set up an initial interview.

Becoming a resident of Valenti House includes housing, meals, 24 hour residential supervision and comprehensive skills training and clinical support services. Please contact Valenti House for more information.

Jacque Waller, Valenti House Supervisor
Direct: 202-830-3516
Main Office: 202-830-3508; extension 1003

Supported Independent Living (SIL) Referral/Application Process

Referrals are accepted from the Department of Behavioral Health, Core Service Agencies, private providers, hospitals and families.

Privately-paying residents need a psychiatrist who can include Woodley House in the resident’s treatment plan and thereby provide a referral to Woodley House. Privately paying residents can come from outside Washington, DC and must demonstrate proof of their ability to pay.

Residents who require financial assistance must show proof of Washington, DC residency, be enrolled with the DC Department of Behavioral Health (with an eCura Number) and have a recommendation from their Core Service Agency to apply to Woodley House and have access to public funding assistance. The Core Service Agency will provide the resident all necessary documentation.

The cost for residents are determined on a sliding scale, including fees, skills training and clinical support services. For more information about how to enter our Supported Independent Living Apartment Program, please contact:

Nieshia Kornegay, SIL Residential Lead
nkornegay@woodleyhouse.org

Direct line: 202-830-3578; Main Office: 202-830-3508