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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
 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 Officefor 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