Contact Us

The Council offices are currently closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. All staff are working remotely and are available, however responses may be delayed.


Call us at 800-673-9036 or 202-991-2225 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday, and a staff member will respond to your needs or questions. E-mail us at

Council Office

1255 23rd Street NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20037

By metro, we are six blocks from the Dupont Circle Metro station on the Red Line or six blocks from the Foggy Bottom Metro station on the Blue, Orange, and Silver lines. 

Public parking is available in the garage directly beneath our building. Enter the alley on the right side of the building and then the garage is on the left.

Office Closures

The Council offices are closed every year on these dates:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • Inauguration Day (January 20, 2021)
  • President’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Juneteenth (June 18, 2021)
  • Independence Day (July 5, 2021)
  • Labor Day
  • Indigenous Peoples' Day (October 11, 2021)
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve (December 23, 2021)
  • Christmas Day (December 24, 2021)
  • December 25 through January 1

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