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 every year on these dates:

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – Monday, January 17th

President’s Day – Monday, February 21st

Memorial Day – Friday, May 27th (1PM Closure), Monday, May 30th

Juneteenth – (June 19th falls on a Sunday) – Monday, June 20th 

Independence Day – Friday, July 1st (1PM Closure), Monday, July 4th

Labor Day – Friday, September 2nd (1PM Closure), Monday, September 5th

Indigenous Peoples’ Day – Monday, October 10th

Veteran’s Day – Friday, November 11th

Thanksgiving Day & Friday thereafter – Wednesday, November 23rd (1PM Closure), Thursday, November 24th, and Friday, November 25th

Christmas (observed) - Friday, December 23rd (because Christmas falls on Sunday, December 25th)

Intermission – Monday, December 26th to Friday, December 30th

New Year’s Day (Sunday, January 1st, 2023) – observed on Monday, January 2nd, 2023

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