A Quiet Place to Call HomeTucked 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.
Summer has arrived at The Aged Woman's Home, and we are excited that one of our newest Guests turns out to have a very green thumb. Perhaps, at our next cookout, we will enjoy some delicious fried green tomatoes or a bit of salsa to spice things up. A bit of fried...read more
On Saturday, April 27th The Aged Woman's Home of Georgetown held an Open House from 12 noon to 4:00 o'clock in the afternoon. Board members and staff for the Home, in addition to volunteers from the Rotaract Club of Georgetown University, welcomed the public. They...read more
The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown, established 1868, invites the public to an Open House to tour our historic home and learn about our mission. Saturday, April 27, 2019 12 noon to 4:00 p.m. 1255 Wisconsin Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20007read more