Contact Info

Call us at 800-673-9036 or 

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Council office hours are
Monday through Friday from 
9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET.

Office Directions

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.


For more information about membership, contact a member of our Membership Operations Team at or by phone at 202-991-7653 or 800-673-9036 for those outside the United States.

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Office Closures

The Council offices are closed in 2023 on these dates:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday, January 16

President’s Day – Monday, February 20

Memorial Day – 1 p.m. closure on Friday, May 26 and all day on Monday, May 30

Juneteenth – Monday, June 19

Independence Day and Wellness Week – Monday, July 3 through Friday, July 7

Labor Day – 1 p.m. closure on Friday, September 1 and all day on Monday, September 4

Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Monday, October 9

Veteran’s Day – Friday, November 10

Thanksgiving Break – 1 p.m. closure on Wednesday, November 22 and all day on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24

Christmas and Winter Intermission - Monday, December 25 through Friday, December 29

New Year’s Day - Monday, January 1, 2024

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