Crossing Place

Crossing Place is an eight-bed stabilization program for people experiencing mental health distress. One of only two private stabilization homes in Washington, DC, its therapeutic environment supports DC residents’ stabilization and recovery. Crossing Place offers short-term, 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, nurses, psychiatrists and collaborates with families and other community supports for residents.  Crossing Place is funded and governed by the DC Department of Behavioral Health and Medicaid.

Eligibility for Crossing Place:

  • Age 18 or older
  • Experiencing psychiatric distress 
  • 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