DCP: Other Agencies - Key Consumer Contacts

Other Agencies - Key Consumer Contacts

 
 
FEDERAL AGENCY OR OFFICE
 
 
 PHONE        
800-800-5113
 
 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
 4330 East West Highway
 Bethesda, MD 20814
 Phone: (301) 504-7923
 
800-638-2772
 Department of Transportation
 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
 Aviation Consumer Protection Division
 Washington, DC 20590
202-366-2220

 Federal Bureau of Investigation

 Phone: (203) 238-0505

 
202-324-3000
 
 Investigates radio and television programming and
 regulates the number and type of radio and TV stations.
 Ensures that stations operate in the public interest
 and are responsive to area needs. Restricts false
 or misleading advertisements. Has jurisdiction over
 cable TV in conjunction with state and local authorities.

                                   

 2025 M St. NW Room 8210
 Washington, DC 20554
 
 Phone: (202) 632-7048
 Toll-free for general information: 1-888-225-5322
 For cable service complaints call (202) 418-7096
 Toll-free for informal complaints
 and inquiries: 1-888-225-5322
 
 
888-225-5322

 

 Federal Citizens' Information Center  (FCIC)

 A primary source of information about programs and services
 of the federal government. Gives individuals answers to questions 

 and referrals to experts.

 

 
800-688-9889
 An independent law enforcement agency charged by Congress
 to protect consumers against anti-competitive, unfair or
 deceptive business practices. Not an individual complaint
 center, the organization operates only against widespread
 practices of significant interest to the public.
 

 Federal Trade Commission
 6th ST and Pennsylvania Ave NW
 Rm 240
 Washington, DC 20580

 Phone: (202) 326-2222

  Toll-free: (877) 382-4357

202-326-2222
 

 Enforces laws to ensure that foods are safe, pure and
 wholesome, that drugs and medical devices are safe and effective;
 that cosmetics are safe and that all are honestly and informatively
 labeled and packaged. Maintains surveillance of foods,
 drugs, and cosmetics shipped into the U.S. to ensure their 
 compliance with the law.


 Department of Health & Human Services
 Public Health Services
 US Food & Drug Administration
 1 Montvale Ave   4th Fl
 Stoneham, MA 02108

 Phone: 1-888-463-6332

 Toll-free 1-888-327-4236

 
800-891-8295
 

 Works with consumers on Internet mail fraud and sweepstakes
 fraud issues. If consumers want to know about a particular
 company, this office will log, track information and give consumers
 general advice on scams.

 Phone: 1-800-876-7060

 
800-876-7060
 
 

  A part of the US Department of Transportation. Investigates safety
  defects in motor vehicles, sets and enforces fuel economy standards,
  helps states and communities reduce the threat of drunk drivers, promotes
  the use of safety belts, child safety seats and air bags, investigates
  odometer fraud, establishes and enforces vehicle anti-theft regulations,
  conducts research on driver behavior and traffic safety, and provides
  consumer information.

 
800-424-9393
 
 
 
202-874-4590
 
 
 
203-269-2700
 
 
 
 
STATE AGENCY OR OFFICE
 PHONE
 
 Regulates the authorized practice of public
 accountancy by certified public accountants and public
 accountants as well as the unauthorized practice of public
 accountancy by unlicensed individuals and firms. NOTE: As of
July 1, 2011, the State Board of Accountancy is involved in an
agency consolidation with the Secretary of the State's Office.
860-509-6179
 
 
 Division of the Department of Social Services responsible
 for planning, developing, and administering a complete
 service delivery system for older persons. Administers Older
 Americans Act programs for supportive services, in-home services,
 and congregate and home-delivered meals. Administers programs
 that provide senior employment, health insurance counseling, and
 respite care for caregivers.
 
 
 
 
800-994-9422
 
860-713-2506
 
    Toll-free from outside Hartford area  800-831-7225
 
860-240-8299
 
860-685-8310
 
 
860-550-6484
 
 
800-392-2122
 
 
860-713-6548
 
 
800-842-1132
 
  • Arborists  860-424-3369
  • Boating  860-434-8638
  • Bottle recycling  860-424-3542
  • Fishing & Hunting  860-424-3105
  • Pesticide Information  860-424-3369
  • Underground Storage Tanks  860-424-3374
860-424-3000
 
860-685-8380
 
 
800-406-1527
 
 Healthcare Advocate                                         Toll-free:
 
866-HMO-4446
860-947-1800
 
 
860-270-8181
 
 Housing Court
 
860-566-8580
 
 
860-541-3400
 
   Toll-free in CT  800-203-3447
 
860-297-3800  
 
  • Apprenticeship Program  860-263-6085
860-263-6000
  • Senior Help Line  860-808-5420
800-296-1467
  • Dealers & Repairers  860-263-5055
860-283-5700
 Protection & Advocacy Office for persons with disabilities
 
860-297-8300
 
  • Asbestos   860-509--7367
  • Day Care Centers  860-509-8045
  • Hospitals & Healthcare  860-418-7001
  • Lead Abatement   860-509-7299
  • Licensing (Medical professions) 860-509-1603
  • Radon   860-509-7367
  • Septic Tanks/Sewers  860-509-7584
  • Dental  860-509-7584
  • Cosmetology  860-509-7569
860-509-8000
 
860-685-8310
 
800-382-4586
 
 Revenue Services (Tax Department)
  • State Tax ID or Sales Tax #   860-297-4885
800-382-9463
  • Corporation Information  860-509-6200
  • Notaries Public Administration  860-509-6137
NOTE: As of July 1, 2011, the State Board of Accountancy is
involved in an agency consolidation with the Secretary
of the State's Office.
860-509-6000
 Toll-free in CT  866 383 5927 
 
860-756-7800  
  • Moving Companies (in-state)  860-594-2860
860-594-2000
  • Gift Certificates/Gift Cards   860-702-3050
800-833-7318
 
 
 
PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS
PHONE
 
860-223-4400
 
800-955-5100
 
203-294-6777
 Office of Consumer Counsel 860-827-2900
 Home Builders Association of Connecticut 860-232-1905
 Magazine Action Hotline 800-858-5199
 Northeast Fabricare Association 800-446-1174
 Statewide Bar Grievance Committee (for lawyer complaints) 860-568-5157
 
 
 


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