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

Extra-special Visitors to the Home

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Points of interest in our Georgetown Neighborhood

If you have lived in or near the District of Columbia (DC) for long, you probably know that DC is made up of many interesting neighborhoods, each with its own character and attractions. Georgetown, our neighborhood, has many interesting things to do. You can visit the...

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