Consumer Services Guide (CSG)

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The Consumer Services Guide is searchable directory of resources which can help you with consumer problems and questions. There are multiple editions of the 'Guide', some which deal with specific issues such as housing or credit. The full directory, the Consumer Service Guide Edition, provides access to all the resources collected by Consumer Action.
 

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Records Found: 43

  • Davis Human Relations Commission
    The Human Relations Commission works to promote cohesiveness and understanding among the members of the community by advising the City Council on the development of programs related to mediating disputes, investigating complaints, and preparing reports on discrimination of all kinds in the city.

  • Dayle McIntosh Center for the Disabled
    Dayle McIntosh Disability Resource Centers is California’s leading Independent Living Center. Their namesake and inspiration, the late Ms. Dayle McIntosh, was a person with quadriplegia. She only had use of her fingers and thumbs, yet she lived independently, held a job and volunteered her time to help others. Since they opened our doors in 1977, they have provided people with disabilities —of all ages and…

  • Delaware - Attorney General
    The Delaware Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Unit handles matters when a business has engaged in unfair and/or deceptive practices directed toward a consumer. The Unit provides informal mediation services in order to resolve disputes without court intervention, enforces the landlord/tenant code, and provides a myriad of outreach and educational services for the consumer.

  • Delaware - Better Business Bureau (BBB)
    Contact for pre-purchase inquiry and complaint information on local businesses. Takes complaints on companies and arbitrates problems and disputes. Monitors and reviews local advertising and tracks and reports on charitable organizations.

  • Delaware - Department of Insurance
    The Consumer Services Division is responsible for gathering and responding to consumer inquiries regarding insurance company or producer activities.

  • Delaware - Department of Justice Division of Securities
    Each state has its own laws and regulations for securities brokers and for all types of securities, including stocks, mutual funds, commodities, real estate offerings, uninsured investment products sold by banks and others. The officials enforce these laws and regulations. State securities agencies are responsible also for preventing fraud and abuse in the sale of all but the largest securities offerings. If you have a…

  • Delaware - Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
    The Delaware Division of Motor Vehicles is responsible for the licensing of Delaware Residents and the registration of motor vehicles. Cars, trucks, trailers, motor homes, mobile homes, boats, motorcycles, and other vehicular modes of transportation are required to be registered with the state in order to be used.

  • Delaware - Public Service Commission
    The Public Utilities Commission (RIPUC) and the Division of Public Utilities and Carriers (DPUC) are independent regulatory bodies whose mission is to ensure that safe, reliable, quality utility service is provided at a fair and reasonable cost.

  • Delaware - State Bank Commissioner
    The State Departments of Banking regulate and supervise state-chartered banks. Many of them handle or refer problems and complaints about other types of financial institutions as well. Some also answer general questions about banking and consumer credit.

  • Delaware - Weights and Measures Office
    State Weights and Measures Offices enforce laws and regulations about the labeling, weight, measure or count of packaged items including food and household products. These offices also regulate the accuracy of weighing and measuring devices in supermarket, gas stations, taxicabs, etc. Some city and county offices have weights and measures functions in addition to the state offices listed below that might be listed under either…

  • Dental Board of California
    Receives complaints involving misrepresentation, fraud or unprofessional conduct by dentists. Provides license status of California dentists.

  • Department of Aging (CDA)
    Call with complaints about nursing homes and residential care facilities. Also engages in advocacy for seniors and the disabled who are in long-term care facilities. Will refer callers to appropriate district offices for further assistance.

  • Department of Agriculture (USDA)
    * USDA leads the Federal anti-hunger effort with the Food Stamp, School Lunch, School Breakfast, and the WIC Programs. * USDA is the steward of our nation's 192 million acres of national forests and rangelands. * USDA is the country's largest conservation agency, encouraging voluntary efforts to protect soil, water, and wildlife on the 70 percent of America's lands that are in private hands. *…

  • Department of Commerce (DOC)
    The U.S. Department of Commerce has a broad mandate to advance economic growth and jobs and opportunities for the American people. It has cross cuttting responsibilities in the areas of trade, technology, entrepreneurship, economic development, environmental stewardship and statistical research and analysis. The products and services the department provides touch the lives of Americans and American companies in many ways, including weather forecasts, the decennial…

  • Department of Conservation
    The Department of Conservation provides services and information that promote environmental health, economic vitality, informed land-use decisions and sound management of our state’s natural resources.

  • Department of Education (ED)
    The U S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to education. It assists the president in executing his education policies for the nation and in implementing laws enacted by Congress. The Department's mission is to serve America's students -- to ensure that all have equal access to education and to promote…

  • Department of Energy (DOE)
    The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex. The DOE has four strategic goals toward achieving the mission: 1. Defense Strategic Goal: To protect our national security by applying advanced science…

  • Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
    The Department of Health and Human Services is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.

  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
    The Department of Homeland Security has a vital mission: to secure the nation from the many threats we face. This requires the dedication of more than 225,000 employees in jobs that range from aviation and border security to emergency response, from cybersecurity analyst to chemical facility inspector. Their duties are wide-ranging, but our goal is clear – keeping America safe.

  • Department of Housing and Community Development
    Contact with complaints about mobilehome sales, dealers and manufacturers, for warranty problems, escrow, contracts, fraud and misrepresentation, health and safety.

  • Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
    HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD will embrace high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forge new partnerships--particularly with faith-based and community organizations--that leverage resources and improve HUD's ability to be effective on the community level. Recorded message will transfer your call to a local HUD office.…

  • Department of Justice (DOJ)
    To enforce the law and defend the interests of the United States according to the law; to ensure public safety against threats foreign and domestic; to provide federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime; to seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior; and to ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.

  • Department of Labor (DOL)
    The Department of Labor fosters and promotes the welfare of the job seekers, wage earners, and retirees of the United States by improving their working conditions, advancing their opportunities for profitable employment, protecting their retirement and health care benefits, helping employers find workers, strengthening free collective bargaining, and tracking changes in employment, prices, and other national economic measurements. In carrying out this mission, the Department…

  • Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)
    Contact if you have a complaint against a used or new car dealer concerning registration and sales or warranty repair problems. For service warranties, see the Federal Trade Commission or the Department of Insurance. DMV also regulates driving schools, dismantlers and registration service providers. For a referral to a DMV investigator, contact your local DMV office.

  • Department of State (DoS)
    Create a more secure, democratic, and prosperous world for the benefit of the American people and the international community.

 
 
 

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