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WOMEN'S transition house- Helping single, homeless young mothers and their children​ IN THE WASHINGTON DC AREA

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The Carrie Simon House c/o WHC
3935 Macomb Street NW
Washington DC 20016

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“You’ve given me and my son a chance at a better life. I can’t thank you enough for believing in us.” 

- Tasha H.

  • Metro Cards – Our mothers have ongoing need for affordable transportation to get to child care, training locations and jobs. You can help by providing Metro passes and bus passes.​​

  • Diapers – Most children at Carrie Simon House are younger than 3 years-old. Diapers and wipes are always a huge need for our residents! Hold a diaper drive or community service baby shower.

  • Kitchen Collection – Help stock the CSH kitchen! We need kitchen sponges, plastic containers, aluminum foil, paper towels, kitchen towels, and cleaning supplies to name just a sampling of items.

  • Bath Collection – Stock our linen closet with new bath towels of all sizes and new sets of sheets (twin size). New pillows would be a luxury for our residents. Bars of soap, toilet tissues, and washcloths along with tubes of toothpaste would be a great addition.

  • Gift Cards – Cards to retailers like Target and H&M, and restaurant cards are welcome. We will distribute them to our residents in celebration of Mother’s Day, Christmas and the birthdays of our residents and their children.

  • Tickets for Special Events – Let us know if you would be willing to donate tickets for special arts or cultural events that you think our mothers might enjoy.


Visit our Wish List at Amazon!

Carrie Simon House has a wish list on Amazon.com. Items for the house, residents’ needs for themselves and their children, holiday items and other gifts are always listed. It is easy and fast. Review the list, click on an item you wish to purchase and order it. It will automatically be delivered to us.


Carrie Simon House is a volunteer-led organization that relies on generous support from donors. Carrie Simon House operates with a lean budget and a sharp eye to ensuring that your tax-deductible donations support our mission and direct service programs to the fullest extent possible. Your donation helps provide young mothers and their children a safe, nurturing environment while they complete their education, land a job and strengthen their parenting.

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Make a Difference Today

To learn more about our organization, or to inquire how you might become more involved, contact us today!

MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN OUR COMMUNITY