D.C. Department of Human Resources

D.C. Department of Human Resources The D.C. Department of Human Resources (DCHR) provides human resource management services that strengthen individual and organizational performance and enable the District government to attract, develop and retain a well-qualified, diverse workforce.
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11/07/2020

We all have a shared responsibility to protect DC. Wear a mask. Save lives. Stop the spread. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov

Learn more about available District resources to keep you in your home 🏘by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/rent.
11/05/2020

Learn more about available District resources to keep you in your home 🏘by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/rent.

The DC Contact Trace Force is part of the team working to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. When they r...
11/04/2020

The DC Contact Trace Force is part of the team working to help stop the spread of COVID-19 in our community. When they ring, answer the call!

Are you homebound because of COVID-19? We’re here to help. To request food and other essentials:☎️ Call: 1-888-349-8323💻...
11/04/2020

Are you homebound because of COVID-19? We’re here to help. To request food and other essentials:
☎️ Call: 1-888-349-8323
💻 Online: coronavirus.dc.gov/gethelp

Feel sick or believe you were exposed to COVID-19? Call a doctor or health care provider. Unable to get tested through y...
11/03/2020

Feel sick or believe you were exposed to COVID-19? Call a doctor or health care provider. Unable to get tested through your doctor or at a clinic? Go to a public testing site:
coronavirus.dc.gov/testing

Wash your hands. Wear a mask. Social distance. Do your part, DC.
11/01/2020

Wash your hands. Wear a mask. Social distance. Do your part, DC.

Over the past several months, we’ve been challenged, and it’s not been easy. If you need help managing anxiety and stres...
11/01/2020

Over the past several months, we’ve been challenged, and it’s not been easy. If you need help managing anxiety and stress, please talk to a mental health clinician. Call 1-888-793-4357. We are here for you.

It’s simple: when you leave home, you must wear a mask. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov
10/31/2020

It’s simple: when you leave home, you must wear a mask. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov

When around people outside of your household, you should wear a mask and social distance. Small gatherings do not mean l...
10/30/2020

When around people outside of your household, you should wear a mask and social distance. Small gatherings do not mean less risk of spreading or getting COVID-19!

Feel sick or believe you were exposed to COVID-19? Call a doctor or health care provider. Unable to get tested through y...
09/30/2020

Feel sick or believe you were exposed to COVID-19? Call a doctor or health care provider. Unable to get tested through your doctor or at a clinic? Go to a public testing site: coronavirus.dc.gov/testing

Are you homebound because of COVID-19? We’re here to help. To request food and other essentials:☎️ Call: 1-888-349-8323💻...
09/29/2020

Are you homebound because of COVID-19? We’re here to help. To request food and other essentials:
☎️ Call: 1-888-349-8323
💻 Online: coronavirus.dc.gov/gethelp

We all have a shared responsibility to protect DC. Wear a mask. Save lives. Stop the spread. Learn more: coronavirus.dc....
09/28/2020

We all have a shared responsibility to protect DC. Wear a mask. Save lives. Stop the spread. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov

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09/27/2020

It's not too late to complete the #2020Census, act now! #GetCountedDC
💻 Online: 2020census.gov
📞 Call: 1-844-330-2020
📬 Mail at no cost

Learn more about available District resources to keep you in your home 🏘by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/rent.
09/26/2020

Learn more about available District resources to keep you in your home 🏘by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/rent.

Having people over for the weekend? When around people outside of your household, you should still wear a mask and socia...
09/25/2020

Having people over for the weekend? When around people outside of your household, you should still wear a mask and social distance.

Feel sick or believe you were exposed to COVID-19? Call a doctor or health care provider. Unable to get tested through y...
09/24/2020

Feel sick or believe you were exposed to COVID-19? Call a doctor or health care provider. Unable to get tested through your doctor or at a clinic? Go to a public testing site: coronavirus.dc.gov/testing

09/23/2020
Mayor Bowser

Mayor Bowser

LIVE: Community call on coronavirus (COVID-19).

Are you homebound because of COVID-19? We’re here to help. To request food and other essentials:☎️ Call: 1-888-349-8323💻...
09/16/2020

Are you homebound because of COVID-19? We’re here to help. To request food and other essentials:
☎️ Call: 1-888-349-8323
💻 Online: coronavirus.dc.gov/gethelp

Feel sick or believe you were exposed to COVID-19? Call a doctor or health care provider. Unable to get tested through y...
09/15/2020

Feel sick or believe you were exposed to COVID-19? Call a doctor or health care provider. Unable to get tested through your doctor or at a clinic? Go to a public testing site: coronavirus.dc.gov/testing

We all have a shared responsibility to protect DC. Wear a mask. Save lives. Stop the spread. Learn more: coronavirus.dc....
09/15/2020

We all have a shared responsibility to protect DC. Wear a mask. Save lives. Stop the spread. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov

Wash your hands. Wear a mask. Social distance. Do your part DC.
09/14/2020

Wash your hands. Wear a mask. Social distance. Do your part DC.

📢 Grocery distribution schedule! 📢 Students and families can receive fresh fruits, vegetables, and non-perishable grocer...
09/14/2020

📢 Grocery distribution schedule! 📢
Students and families can receive fresh fruits, vegetables, and non-perishable groceries at several grocery sites across the District. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov/food

It's not too late to complete the #2020Census. Take a few minutes to get counted now. #GetCountedDC! 💻 Online: 2020censu...
09/13/2020

It's not too late to complete the #2020Census. Take a few minutes to get counted now. #GetCountedDC!
💻 Online: 2020census.gov
📞 Call: 1-844-330-2020
📬 Mail at no cost

Learn more about available District resources to keep you in your home 🏘by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/rent.
09/13/2020

Learn more about available District resources to keep you in your home 🏘by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/rent.

Having people over for the weekend? When around people outside of your household, you should still wear a mask and socia...
09/12/2020

Having people over for the weekend? When around people outside of your household, you should still wear a mask and social distance.

Need help managing anxiety and stress? Talk to a mental health clinician anytime. Call 1-888-793-4357.
09/11/2020

Need help managing anxiety and stress? Talk to a mental health clinician anytime. Call 1-888-793-4357.

It’s simple: when you leave home, you must wear a mask. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov
09/10/2020

It’s simple: when you leave home, you must wear a mask. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov

Have COVID-19 symptoms? Get a test. NeedATestGetATest.com
09/08/2020

Have COVID-19 symptoms? Get a test. NeedATestGetATest.com

Are you homebound because of COVID-19? We’re here to help. To request food and other essentials:☎️ Call: 1-888-349-8323💻...
09/08/2020

Are you homebound because of COVID-19? We’re here to help. To request food and other essentials:
☎️ Call: 1-888-349-8323
💻 Online: coronavirus.dc.gov/gethelp

Grocery distributions sites and free meal sites are closed today (Sept. 7) and reopen Tuesday (Sept. 8). Learn more: cor...
09/07/2020

Grocery distributions sites and free meal sites are closed today (Sept. 7) and reopen Tuesday (Sept. 8). Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov/food

We all have a shared responsibility to protect DC. Wear a mask. Save lives. Stop the spread. Learn more: coronavirus.dc....
09/06/2020

We all have a shared responsibility to protect DC. Wear a mask. Save lives. Stop the spread. Learn more: coronavirus.dc.gov

Learn more about available District resources to keep you in your home 🏘by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/rent.
09/06/2020

Learn more about available District resources to keep you in your home 🏘by visiting coronavirus.dc.gov/rent.

Wash your hands. Wear a mask. Social distance. Do your part DC.
09/05/2020

Wash your hands. Wear a mask. Social distance. Do your part DC.

Having friends or family over this weekend? Remind guests to stay home if they do not feel well. Learn more about COVID-...
09/05/2020

Having friends or family over this weekend? Remind guests to stay home if they do not feel well.
Learn more about COVID-19 symptoms: coronavirus.dc.gov

Having people over for the holiday weekend? When around people outside of your household, you should still wear a mask a...
09/04/2020

Having people over for the holiday weekend? When around people outside of your household, you should still wear a mask and social distance.

Address

1015 Half St SE
Washington D.C., DC
20003

We are located at Judiciary Sqaure on Metro's Red Line.

General information

DCHR is organized into six administrations and the Office of the General Counsel, which all report to the Office of the Director. The Office of the Director - Provides executive management and recruitment; policy direction; strategic and financial planning; public relations; resource management; support for DCHR and consultation to the Mayor and members of the Cabinet on human resource issues. It controls and disseminates work assignments and coordinates agency operations to ensure the attainment of the agency's goals and objectives. The Office of the Director is comprised of the following: Administrative Services Administration (ASA) - Falls under the Office of the Chief Operating Officer. It consists of the Executive and Excepted Services & HR Processing Unit; Management Support Unit (formerly called Shared Services); and newly established HR Answers Unit (customer service) and Information Technology. Audit and Compliance Administration (ACA) - Provides an independent and objective evaluation of the human resources functions, policies, procedures and controls of the agencies that are subordinate to the Mayor. Policy and Staffing Services Administration (PSSA) – Responsible for researching, analyzing, formulating, developing, and distributing a wide range of legal, regulatory, and procedural documents concerning the District government’s personnel management program, including amendments to the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act (CMPA) and the DC Personnel Regulations (Title 6B of the District of Columbia Municipal Regulations). Workforce Development Administration (WDA) - Provides training, workforce planning and organizational development programs and activities that increase the knowledge, skills and competencies of District government employees, to enable them to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective services to the District of Columbia. Benefits and Retirement Administration (BRA) - Responsible for the service delivery of the District’s benefits program and policies for 32,000 benefit-eligible employees and retirees (pre- and post-October 1, 1987). This includes the plan management; contracting; and communication of all health, voluntary and retirement programs. Compensation and Classification Administration (CCA) - Provides position management, classification, compensation, and performance management assistance to District of Columbia government agencies. Establishes official classifications and descriptions, designs and implements pay schedules, and develops classification/compensation/performance management policies, procedures and regulations. Office of the General Counsel - Provides legal assistance to the Department of Human Resources, the agency that administers the human resource management program for subordinate agencies to ensure that the District government attracts, develops and retains a well-qualified, diverse workforce in compliance with the Comprehensive Merit Personnel Act and other relevant District and federal laws, rules, and regulations. The Office of the General Counsel provides legal advice to the Director, and agency management, administrators and staff on a variety of complex legal issues in order to accomplish DCHR’s mission.

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00

Telephone

(202) 442-9700

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