Consumer Services Guide (CSG)

Consumer Services Guide (CSG) Edition

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.
 
 

Records Found: 12

    Children and Young Adults


  • Family Youth and Children's Services (Child Protective Services-CPS) 

    The Family, Youth and Children's Services Division works with individuals and the community to ensure the safety and well-being of children under 18. Staff provides protective and supportive social services in the belief that children and their families deserve stable nurturing homes, a supportive environment, and a sense of personal empowerment and hope.

  • Healthy Children Organizing Project (HCOP)
    The Healthy Children Organizing Project (HCOP), a project of Consumer Action, is a 15-year-old San Francisco-based advocacy and “community education by-the-community” organization. Our goal is to protect young children from environmental hazards in San Francisco’s low-income communities.

  • Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County
    Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County provides free, quality civil legal services to San Mateo County’s low-income residents. Their advocacy has evolved with the times; they fought for civil rights in the 1960s and fair wages for farmworkers in the 1980s. Today their work encompasses more broad areas, you can visit their website for more information.

  • Little Tokyo Service Center
    Provides counseling, information and referral services. Their Housing & Real Estate Development program develops affordable housing units.

  • National Conflict Resolution Center
    The National Conflict Resolution Center (NCRC) is a full service alternative dispute resolution provider, based in San Diego, California since 1983. NCRC provides and promotes collaborative dispute resolution and conflict management to individuals, organizations and society through education, training and client services.

  • National Consumers League
    The National Consumers League is America’s oldest consumer organization, representing consumers and workers on marketplace and workplace issues since our founding in 1899. NCL provides government, businesses, and other organizations with the consumer’s perspective on concerns including child labor, privacy, food safety, and medication information.

  • National Runaway Switchboard (part of Health and Human Services)
    The mission at the National Runaway Switchboard is to help keep America’s runaway and at-risk youth safe and off the streets. Their services are provided in part through funding from Family and Youth Services Bureau in the Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

  • Office of Child Support Enforcement, Dept. of Health and Human Services
    The nation’s Child Support Enforcement Program (CSE) is a federal/state/local partnership to help families by promoting family self-sufficiency and child well-being. CSE provides four major services to their customers: locating non-custodial parents, establishing paternity, establishing support orders and collecting support payments. The program also provides services to non-custodial parents.

  • Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER)
    The mission of PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) is to expand opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents. Founded in 1977, PACER Center was created by parents of children and youth with disabilities to help other parents and families facing similar challenges. Today, PACER…

  • Professional Fiduciaries Bureau, Dept. of Consumer Affairs of California
    The Professional Fiduciaries Bureau was created by legislation that passed and was enacted into law in 2007 to regulate non-family member professional fiduciaries, including conservators, guardians, trustees, and agents under durable power of attorney as defined by the Professional Fiduciaries Act. Professional fiduciaries provide critical services to seniors, disabled persons, and children. They manage matters for clients including daily care, housing and medical needs, and…

  • Sonoma County Human Services Department
    The goal of the Sonoma County’s Human Services Department (HSD) is to protect and improve the well-being of the individuals and families who reside in Sonoma County – especially those who cannot protect themselves. They accomplish this by providing many different forms of assistance, including employment services, in-home support to aging and disabled individuals, Veteran’s services, foster care, food stamps, cash assistance, and eligibility for…

  • Sonoma WORKS
    The SonomaWORKS Program is designed to help you find a job to support you and your family. The program will help you become an advocate for your own self-sufficiency.

 
 
 

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