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

Renovations at the Home

The Aged Woman’s Home was originally built in 1756 and is considered the second oldest house in Georgetown’s Historic District. Situated on Wisconsin Avenue between M and N Streets, the Home has had its share of renovations through the years. In the 1890’s the front...

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Partners in Serving Senior Women in Need, Terrific, Inc.

The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown is currently working to fill several room vacancies after several guests transitioned from the Home’s independent living to a higher level care facility. When a vacancy at the Home occurs, referrals for admission come...

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Christmas Tree Trimming at the Home

The Christmas spirit has arrived at The Aged Woman's Home of Georgetown with the annual tree trimming and decorating of the Home by the The Town and Country Garden Club. This year Martha Volner lead the decoration committee and Margaret Glacken prepared a...

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