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

An Enigma or Two

An Enigma or Two

With Veterans Day fast approaching, we at the Aged Woman’s Home remember and honor those who served and sacrificed in past wars. Some of them may even be our friends or family members. World War II is the earliest war that anyone still alive today has experienced...

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Welcoming New Guests

Welcoming New Guests

As autumn approaches, we face the end of summer’s bounty and anticipate the rich fruits of fall soon to come. The arrival of cooler weather sharpens our awareness of our mission at The Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown, to house independent senior women of limited means...

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Summer at Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown

Summer at Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown

Along with the rest of the DC metro area, the Aged Woman’s Home of Georgetown has recently had an abundance of heat, wind, and tree branches flying about the yard. We are happy to report that, besides having a plethora of sticks to clean up and a few bent-over lilies,...

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