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Crossing Place

Located in Woodley Park, Crossing Place is an eight-bed emergency shelter and crisis stabilization for people experiencing acute mental illness. One of only two private crisis homes in Washington, DC, its therapeutic atmosphere supports clients’ stabilization and recovery. Crossing Place offers short-term (2-14 days) intensive support services at approximately one-third the cost of hospitalization. Crossing Place is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week with professional residential crisis specialists who work with the Department of Behavioral Health, medical and psychiatric providers and case managers to support residents. 


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