Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
Est. 1868 • Celebrating 150 years!
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A Quiet Place to Call Home

Tucked away off a busy street in Georgetown, is a comfortable home for senior women in need.

Founded in 1868 for Civil War widows, the Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown continues to serve women in Washington, DC today.

The Home is a historic residence for indigent women, capable of independent living. The Home offers the emotional support, companionship, and security associated with group living. Learn more about the services provided »

The first significant donation to the Home came from W. W. Corcoran, the founder of the Corcoran Gallery of Art. In the past, additional funding came from the guests themselves in the form of laundry and mending jobs. Now, the Home relies upon the generosity of the neighboring community and friends, many of whom volunteer needed services, or make financial donations to the Home and provide gifts to our Guests. Learn how you can help the Home »

We are currently accepting applications
for new Guests

The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown is currently accepting applications. Applicants must be women over the age of 62 with limited means. All Guests must be able to maintain activities of daily living without the need for assistance. Inquire by calling or completing our contact form.

Recent News

Keeping Covid-19 at Bay at the Home

Keeping Covid-19 at Bay at the Home

Worldwide and locally in the District as the winter months approach, Covid cases are surging. We hope all of our Friends, near and far, stay safe and well. Here at the Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown, our independent-minded women have rolled up their sleeves and...

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Walking in Georgetown—A Balm for the Pandemic

Walking in Georgetown—A Balm for the Pandemic

On Wednesday, July 15, Mayor Muriel Bowser extended the District's public health emergency due to Covid 19 through October 2020. Continuing restrictions in the District include the size of gatherings both inside and out and mandatory mask wearing with few exceptions....

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Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown Summer Garden Update

Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown Summer Garden Update

We are happy to report that The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown has had a banner gardening year, all thanks to the efforts of two of our Guests, DJ and Catherine. They apparently have not just green thumbs, but green arms as well. Diligently tending the garden every...

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