...contact police and fire?
Emergencies only: 911
...get city services?
Citywide Call Center: 202-727-1000 (answers 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)
Best way to contact D.C. government to report problems or get services.
...get emergency food or shelter?
Answers, Please!: 202-INFO211
Around-the-clock referrals and information.
...report child abuse or neglect?
Child and Family Services hotline: 202-671-SAFE
Staffed 24 hours a day, every day.
...adopt a child?
Child and Family Services: 202-671-LOVE