Important DC Contacts

Police, Fire, and Ambulance Emergency, call 911
Non-Emergency, call 311
 
311 Call Center or On- Line Service Reporting
Info: 24-hour central hotline to request city services from trash pick-up, bulk trash pick up, replacing trash and recycling bins, graffiti, report rat activity, vacant houses, yard waste pick up, sidewalk repair, traffic signals and more. DC 311 on-line allows one to upload photos to clarify areas being reported. 
Phone: 311
Web: https://311.dc.gov
 
Office of Ward 2 Councilmember Brooke Pinto
Info: Councilmember Pinto represents Foggy Bottom and West End on the D.C. Council
Phone: (202) 724-8058
Web: https://dccouncil.us/council/ward-2-councilmember-brooke-pinto/
 
Mayor's Office of Community Relations and Services
Info: Ensures open communication between DC residents and the Executive Office of the Mayor
Phone: (202) 442-8150
Web: https://mocrs.dc.gov

Department of Health DC Rat Patrol and Rodent Complaints

Contact: DC 311 or Andre Pitman, Code and Rodent Inspector

Phone: 202-535-1954

Email: andre.pitman@dv.gov

Web: https://dchealth.dc.gov/page/rodent-control-tips-residents

Advisory Neighborhood Committee (ANC) - ANC2A

representing the residents of the Foggy Bottom and West End neighborhoods

Map: https://www.anc2a.org/map

Commissioners - ANC2A is divided into eight (8) Single Member Districts (SMDs), each represented by a commissioner elected to the ANC for two-year terms. 

Listing of commissioners and contact information: https://www.anc2a.org/commissioners

Meeting agendas: to place an item on a future ANC meeting agenda: contact the ANC's Executive Director, Peter Sacco, at: 2A@anc.dc.gov.

Arts in Foggy Bottom

Info: The award-winning Arts in Foggy Bottom outdoor sculpture biennial program is one of Washington’s leading programs for presenting curated public art placed in various locations in the historic district in FB. 
Web: http://www.artsinfoggybottom.com

Foggy Bottom West End Village

Info: The FBWE Village is a neighborhood nonprofit volunteer / membership organization that provides services and social activities to help residents live independently for the long term in the FB and WE neighborhoods.
Contact: Denise Snyder, Executive Director
Phone: 202-333-1327
Email: dsnyder@fbwevillage.org
Web: http://www.fbwevillage.org
Friends of Francis Field
Info:  Improving the West End's living experience through a variety of critical neighborhood improvement projects
​Web: https://friendsoffrancisfield.org

The George Washington University - Off campus students, Community and Hospital Helipad 

 

Off-Campus Student Issues

Info: GW’s Off-Campus Student Affairs (OCSA) with the Division of Student Affairs distributes information to students who live off-campus on a variety of topics and student rights. Examples of these topics include general orientation to living off-campus, safety in the neighborhoods, being a considerate neighbor, recycling/trash management, excessive noise, DC311 Service Reporting and compliance with GW and DC policies.

Phone 202-994-6555

Email: ocsa@gwu.edu

 

Info: GW’s Student Rights and Responsibilities (SRR) office within the Division of Student Affairs provides education, response, and conflict management strategies regarding students’ rights and responsibilities both on- and off-campus. SRR review reports of student policy violations. Reports of student misconduct can be made on their website. Neighbors are also encouraged to reach out to the office early to report (with documentation as possible) conflicts and concerns that can be addressed through informal mediation and other conflict management strategies.

Contact: Christy Anthony, Director, Student Rights and Responsibilities 

Phone:  202-994-6757

Email:   rights@gwu.edu

Web:  studentconduct.gwu.edu 

 

It is the responsibility of the Off-Campus Student Affairs and Office of Students Rights and Responsibilities, along with other student-facing campus offices to engage directly with GW students. Both offices work collaboratively in support of GW’s Office of Government & Community Relations when the Community Relations team interacts with the neighboring communities surrounding Foggy Bottom campus.

 

GW Community Relations

Facilitates discussion and mutual understanding through open public meetings between FBWE residents and George Washington University on issues related to off campus student behavior, historic preservation on endangered campus structures and coordination of rat and litter control.
We are committed to being responsive to community concerns and comments from disruptive student behavior to noise and trash complaints. There are a variety of ways to reach us. If you need to submit a report about off-campus student behavior, you can use the Online Report Form. This will enable the GW Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities to launch an investigation. If you have a concern or issues with facilities on FB campus, please use the Community Facility & Maintenance Ticket .
Provides access to auditing classes, library access, sporting events and more for the residents of FB and WE.

GW's Community Concern Hotline (GW Police Department)
Info: 24-hour central hotline for university- and student-related issues in the neighborhood and on campus
Phone: 202-994-6110, press "0" for dispatcher
Web: https://gwu-advocate.symplicity.com/public_report/index.php/pid700315?

GWU GWorld Card 

The GWorld Card is your official ID card for the GWU. All active members of the GW community are encouraged to get a GWorld card and to carry it at all times to ensure uninterrupted access to services, events and facilities throughout the GW campus. Your name and photo are printed on the card and it:

  • Identifies you as a member of the GW community

  • Identifies your primary role (student, faculty, staff, alumni, etc.)

  • Serves as your entry to events and services on campus

GWorld Card Office 

In-person hours, 9:00am - 5:00pm Monday -- Friday, closed on weekends

800 21st St NW, University Student Center, Suite G05
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: 202-994-1795
Email: gworld@gwu.edu

GWU Alumni Office

1922 F Street, NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20052
Phone: 202-994-6435
Email: alumni@gwu.edu

Web: https://www.alumni.gwu.edu/lifelong-learning

 

Helipad - GWU Hospital (partnered with Universal Health Services)

As per an agreement with the community, the hospital is required to share flight info with the ANC within 72 hours for flights between 11:01 pm and 5:59 am.
Web: https://bit.ly/ANC2AFlights

Helicopter/helipad questions and concerns

Contact: Christine Searight, 202-715-4445

Phone: 833-910-1842

Email: helipad@gwu-hospital.com

 

Foggy Bottom Landscaping 

Black Metal Tree Box Fencing

Naty at Naty Ironworks

Phone: 202-294-9292

Email: natyiron@gmail.com

Luis at Expert Welding LLC

Phone: 301-565-3838

Email: expertweldingllc@gmail.com

Yard waste 

Contact: DC 311 to schedule pick up

 

St. Mary's Court - affordable apartment community-- seniors and persons with accessibility needs

Phone: 202-223-5712

Address: 725 24TH St, NW, Washington, DC

Site: stmaryscourtmgr.spm.net

West End Citizens Association 

Info: Improving the residential experience in Foggy Bottom and West End
Contact: Barbara Kahlow, Secretary-Treasurer
Email: barbara.kahlow@verizon.net
Web: https://www.wecadc.org

West End Public Library 

2301 L St. NW

Washington,  D.C.  20037

Contact: Rob Schneider, Manager DCPL 

Phone: 202-724-8707 circulation desk 

Email: westendlibrary@dc.gov

Web: https://www.dclibrary.org/westend

West End Library Friends
Info:   Provides support for the West End Library experience
Contact:  Susan Haight, President
Web: https://dclibraryfriends.org/westend

ZipCar - Car Sharing Network 

FB historic district location: Snows Court 

Site: zipcar.com