Call the Mayor, join a group of like-minded people or renew your West End Library card.
The FBA's list of relevant organizations helps you get the most out of living in Foggy Bottom.
Police, Fire, and Ambulance Emergency, call 911
Non-Emergency, call 311
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.
DC Department of General Service Links
Councilmember Pinto represents Foggy Bottom and West End on the D.C. Council
Phone: (202) 724-8058
Ensures open communication between DC residents and the Executive Office of the Mayor
Phone: (202) 442-8150
Department of Health DC Rat Patrol and Rodent Complaints
Contact: DC 311 or Andre Pitman, Code and Rodent Inspector
For homeless encampment related matters:
Deputy Mayor’s Office of Health and Human Services (DMHHS) Encampment Response Team – firstname.lastname@example.org
For the observance of illegal or disruptive acts in the community:
Metropolitan Police Department – Call 911
Report Illegal Activity On National Park Land - Call Park Police dispatch: 202-610-7500
For Residents experiencing mental health related crisis:
Please call the Community Response Team
The Access Helpline
The Shelter Hotline for Hyper/Hypothermia
Phone: (202) 399-7093
Humane Rescue Alliance
Cat Neighborhood Partnership Program - Blue Collar Cats
As an alternative to toxic pesticides in rat boxes, this program hires out cats who are not social enough to be adopted.
Blue Collar cats do a great job deterring and controlling rodents. Those who adopt a cat are responsible for its feeding and shelter.
Advisory Neighborhood Committee (ANC) - ANC2A
Elected advisory committee representing the residents of the Foggy Bottom and West End neighborhoods
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
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.
Foggy Bottom West End Village
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
Improving the West End's living experience through a variety of critical neighborhood improvement projects
Georgetown University Classes for Community and Audit
Community members may register for classes at Georgetown University
Life-long learning (non-credit mini-classes) at Georgetown: https://retirees.georgetown.edu/gu-learning-community/
Senior (over 65) free auditing of classes: https://registrar.georgetown.edu/senior-auditor-registration-course-schedule-and-tuition/
The George Washington University - Off campus students, Community and Hospital Helipad
Off-Campus Student Issues
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.
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
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 when services area available.
Contact: Kevin Michael Days, GW's Director of Community Relations
24-hour central hotline for university- and student-related issues in the neighborhood and on campus
Phone: 202-994-6110, press "0" for dispatcher
Friends of GW GWorld Community Card
As of January 30, 2023, the Friends of GWorld Community Card is your official ID card for the GWU. It is available for those who live in the zip codes 20037 or 20006. All active members of the GW community are encouraged to get a card and to carry it at all times to ensure uninterrupted access to services, events and facilities throughout the GW campus. Cards must be renewed every two years. 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
Valid identification is needed to obtain the card.
Fee: $15.00, $25.00 fee for card replacement paid with debit or credit card only.
800 21st St NW, University Student Center, Suite G05
Washington, DC 20052
GWU Alumni Office
1922 F Street, NW, Suite 202
Washington, DC 20052
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.
Helicopter/helipad questions and concerns
Contact: Courtney Clarke,
Phone: 202-715-4445 or 833-910-1842
Historic Preservation for Homes in the Historic District
Prior to applying for a building permit, property owners are encouraged to contact the Historic Preservation Office (HPO).
Foggy Bottom Historic District HPO staff contacts:
To request inspections/report illegal work or construction: https://planning.dc.gov/node/886082
For more information on the Foggy Bottom Historic District, see the FBA History Project page.
Black Metal Tree Box Fencing
Naty at Naty Ironworks
Luis at Expert Welding LLC
Contact: DC 311 to schedule pick up
DC Department of Energy & Environment program providing incentives for homeowner to reduce stormwater runoff from their property https://doee.dc.gov/service/riversmart-homes-overview
St. Mary's Court - affordable apartment community-- seniors and persons with accessibility needs
Address: 725 24TH St, NW, Washington, DC
West End Citizens Association
Improving the residential experience in Foggy Bottom and West End
Contact: Barbara Kahlow, Secretary-Treasurer
West End Public Library
2301 L St. NW
Washington, D.C. 20037
Contact: Rob Schneider, Manager DCPL
Phone: 202-724-8707 circulation desk
Info: Provides support for the West End Library experience
Contact: Susan Haight, President
ZipCar - Car Sharing Network
FB historic district location: Snows Court