Holiday Closing. Information about our holiday schedule below.

Center Closed – Christmas Day

Date: 12/24/20 - 12/25/20
Time: All Day
Location: The DC Center

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the team at the DC Center.

The DC Center will be closed from December 24, 2020 and will reopen for continued remote services on January 4, 2021. Any virtual meetings and events scheduled for those days are cancelled.

We are closed to let staff members spend valuable time with their loved ones.

 

   ALGBTICAL

December 2020 DC Area Events

https://www.washingtonpost.com/goingoutguide/best-holiday-events-dc/2020/11/24/a8052558-29b4-11eb-92b7-6ef17b3fe3b4_story.html

Washington DC free Christmas and holiday assistance

https://www.needhelppayingbills.com/html/washington_dc_free_christmas_and.html

CDC Holiday Guidelines

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/holidays.html

Online Support Groups

https://www.self.com/story/online-support-groups

Handling the Holidays During Pandemic

Ø https://www.verywellmind.com/loneliness-and-the-holidays-3144645

Ø https://psychcentral.com/lib/dealing-with-loneliness-during-the-holidays/

Ø https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2020/11/12/planning-your-holidays-during-the-covid-19-pandemic/

Ø https://www.allure.com/story/holiday-season-pandemic-family-gatherings-2020

We recognize that many of us in the LGBTQ community struggle during the holidays and we are all especially strained in 2020, with intense collective anxiety, isolation, grief and continued uncertainty. We hope that you can connect with trusted loved ones for support. We are providing some links here for additional support and guidance to help you while we are closed.

EMERGENCY?

If you are facing a life threatening situation or seeking immediate care:
DC Mobile Crisis: 202-673-9300
DC Shelter Hotline: 202.399.7093 or 311
Maryland Mobile Crisis: 240-777-4000
Local emergency room
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800-273-8255
Trans Lifeline: 877-565-8860
LGBTQ under 25: Trevor Lifeline: 866-488-7386
LGBTQ National Help Center (all ages – various lines/hours): 888-843-4564  www.glbthotline.org

 

We wish everyone the best possible holidays and a fresh start in 2021!

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