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Triangle Club: reopening status update:

 

To our Triangle Club community,

As you’re aware, the District of Columbia is in Stage 1 of reopening with respect to COVID-19, and assessment for Stage 2 is underway. The Board has closely reviewed the ReOpen DC guidance for each of the four stages (max size of gatherings, max capacity constraints, continued social distancing, elevated hygiene practices, etc.) to determine when the clubhouse could potentially reopen and what steps we would need to take to do so safely. Based on this review, the Board has determined the clubhouse will not be able to reopen during Stage 1 or Stage 2. This decision is in line with what similar organizations are choosing to do, opting toward an abundance of caution rather than opening too quickly and risking the health of the community.

For LGBTQIA meetings normally held at other locations (churches, recovery houses) we advise you to connect with your host venue to discuss when and how return may be feasible. The Board has updated the shared googlesheet of our community’s meetings (access via link or Facebook) with a column for meetings to indicate if/when/how they will start gathering again in person. All Triangle Club meetings have been marked “virtual only” given the clubhouse remains closed.

The Board will continue to monitor ReOpen DC guidance, and is committed to opening as soon as it is safe to do so. At that time, we will provide instructions on both how meetings can make the decision to return, and what protocols must be followed to do so. In the meantime we are greatly encouraged by the strength of our community shining through in Zoom meetings and other creative solutions that support our entire fellowship.

We will keep you updated as the situation develops and we welcome your feedback at operations@triangleclub.org.

Yours in unity, recovery, and service

Your Triangle Club Board

About the Triangle Club

The Triangle Club is a non-profit organization proudly serving Washington DC’s LGBT recovery community since 1990. Our mission is to provide a clean, safe, dependable space those struggling with addiction can gather and hold meetings in accordance with the 12-Steps of recovery. Located above Lustre Cleaners, just two blocks west of Dupont Circle, the Triangle Club offers support and fellowship for a variety of addictions. 

The Triangle Club is a welcoming place for everyone, regardless of gender or sexuality. We strive to foster an environment of fellowship, education, spiritual support and social opportunity. Open every single day of the year, and offering multiple meetings throughout the day, we’re here to spread the message that there is hope to those suffering with addiction.

Fellowships

  • Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Al-Anon
  • Crystal Meth Anonymous
  • Co-Dependents Anonymous
  • Narcotics Anonymous
  • Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous
  • Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Sexual Compulsives Anonymous
  • Procrastinators Anonymous

God grant me the SERENITY to accept the things I cannot change
the COURAGE to change the things I can
and the WISDOM to know the difference