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

A Tourist Town Outing

A Tourist Town Outing

One thing that transplants from somewhere else appreciate about Washington is the enjoyable nature of the city’s many tourist sites. Who doesn’t like to roll out of bed early to hit the National Gallery of Art or Air and Space Museum—parking by 9:30 am to beat the...

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A Lost Wardrobe, but a Found Home

A Lost Wardrobe, but a Found Home

Guests at The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown, as we enter the spring of 2022, range in age from 66 to 90. We have Guests who are just a month or so with us, one since 1993, and several between 8 and 15 years. Providing these Guests with housing at no charge continues...

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The Mission Goes On

The Mission Goes On

The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown is just about to enter its 154th spring, and we cannot wait! Soon, redbuds will be flowering, cherry blossoms blooming, and later, May's amazing peonies and azaleas will burst forth. We are already seeing a few crocuses, and any day...

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