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If you have questions about the Peace Corps, we are happy to answer them. Browse the contact information or send us a message:

Peace Corps Headquarters

1275 First Street NE
Washington, DC 20526

Call to speak to a recruiter, an employee, or for other Peace Corps inquiries.

Volunteer Application Technical Support

For the fastest resolution to technical issues with your Volunteer application, please send us an email detailing the problem.

Peace Corps Volunteer Recruitment

Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services

Peace Corps Response Program

Learn about our program for experienced professionals seeking highly specialized, short-term assignments.

Office of Inspector General

Report waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement. Your report is always confidential, but you can also report anonymously.

Office of Press Relations

Office of Acquisition and Contract Management

Office of Civil Rights and Diversity

Emergency Contact Information

Call our emergency 24-hour telephone number:

Please note: Peace Corps is experiencing a phone issue affecting inbound calls from certain carriers; if you get an unusual busy signal and are unable to contact the Duty Officer through the Emergency Line, please use this temporary, alternative phone number:

+1 (202) 389-7116

This line is staffed by the Peace Corps Counseling and Outreach Unit, who can:

  • Notify a Volunteer of an emergency (e.g., critical illness or death of a family member)
  • Respond to family questions about a Volunteer's status
  • Supply an update about civil unrest or a natural disaster in the host country

Looking to get in touch with a recruiter near you?

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Need to get in touch with a specific country? Visit that country’s page for contact information

Frequently Asked Questions

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The types of work Volunteers do are ultimately determined by the needs of host countries and the potential of a Volunteer to contribute to these needs and to the Peace Corps mission.
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The most significant accomplishment will be the contribution you make to improve the lives of others. There are also tangible benefits, during and after service of joining in the Peace Corps.
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Our recruiters are here to help you! Whether you have a question about your application, requirements, or anything else, our recruiters have the answer.
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