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.
 
 

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  • Arkansas - Securities Division
    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…

  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles
    Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles (Advancing Justice - LA) is the nation’s largest legal and civil rights organization for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NHPI). Founded in 1983 as the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Advancing Justice - LA serves more than 15,000 individuals and organizations every year. Through direct services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, leadership development, and capacity building, Advancing…

  • Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center
    The Asian Pacific American Dispute Resolution Center (APADRC) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides mediation and conflict resolution services to the diverse communities in the Los Angeles area, with a focus on the Asian Pacific Islander Population. They strive to improve human relations and race relations by addressing complex, cross cultural community conflicts and their root causes with community partners through education, training, and…

  • Bay Area Legal Aid
    Bay Area Legal Aid (BayLegal) is the largest provider of free civil legal services in the Bay Area. Their seven regional offices work together to provide high quality legal assistance to low-income people regardless of their location, language, or disability. BayLegal is uniquely positioned to help people across county lines. They assist people in the areas of housing, public benefits, health access, and domestic violence.

  • Berkeley Rent Stabilization Board
    The mission of the Rent Stabilization Board is to regulate residential rent increases in the City of Berkeley and to protect against unwarranted rent increases and evictions and to provide a fair return to property owners. The Board works to ensure compliance with legal obligations relating to rental housing; and to advance the housing policies of the City with regard to low and fixed income…

  • Board of Accountancy
    The mission of the California Board of Accountancy is to protect the public welfare, particularly consumers, by ensuring that only qualified persons and firms are licensed to practice public accountancy and that appropriate standards of competency and practice, including ethics, objectivity and independence are established and enforced.

  • Bureau of Electronic and Appliance Repair
    Looks into complaints about invoices which exceed the written estimate, incompetent repairs, etc. Call to get a complaint form. Complaints in letter form are also acceptable.

  • California - Department of Managed Care
    The Help Center at the Department of Managed Health Care explains your health care rights and helps you understand how to use your health care benefits. They make sure that health plans follow the law and address member complaints on time.

  • California - Department of Real Estate
    The mission of the California Bureau of Real Estate is to safeguard and promote the public interests in REAL ESTATE MATTERS through licensure, regulation, education and enforcement. Handles unfair, misleading or fraudulent treatment by a licensee in real estate transactions. Call for complaint form. State your specific complaint, list witnesses and include copies of all documents.

  • California - Legislative Counsel
    Founded in 1913, the Office of Legislative Counsel is a nonpartisan public agency that drafts legislative proposals, prepares legal opinions, and provides other confidential legal services to the Legislature and others. The office also provides computer services, data networking, and related customer services to the Legislature. This site features information on current and past legislative bills in the state of California. You can use this…

  • California Center for Law and the Deaf
    The mission of the California Center for Law and the Deaf (CalCLAD) is to protect and advance the legal rights of deaf and hard-of-hearing people to enable them to live independent, productive lives, with full access to the rights, privileges, entitlements, services, educational and employment opportunities available to others. Legal advice, consultation, and information are provided to deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals in issues involving deafness…

  • California Department of Consumer Affairs Complaint Resolution Program
    The Complaint Resolution Program is responsible for processing all consumer complaints that are filed against California businesses that are regulated by the following bureaus: Automotive Repair, Cemetery and Funeral, Electronic and Appliance Repair, Home Furnishings and Thermal Insulation, Security and Investigative Services, and Hearing Aid Dispensers. This Program works to promote a mutually acceptable resolution between disputing parties. The representative can propose terms to settle…

  • California Public Utilities Commission
    The CPUC regulates privately owned electric, natural gas, telecommunications, water, railroad, rail transit, and passenger transportation companies. The CPUC serves the public interest by protecting consumers and ensuring the provision of safe, reliable utility service and infrastructure at reasonable rates, with a commitment to environmental enhancement and a healthy California economy. We regulate utility services, stimulate innovation, and promote competitive markets, where possible. On this…

  • California State Department of Fair Employment and Housing
    The mission of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing is to protect Californians from employment, housing and public accommodation discrimination, and hate violence. The DFEH's statutory mandate is to protect the people of California from employment, housing and public accommodations discrimination and hate violence pursuant to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Unruh Civil Rights Act, Disabled Persons Act, and Ralph Civil…

  • California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA)
    On July 1, 2013 the new California State Transportation Agency (CalSTA) opened its doors for the first time, carrying out the Governor's government reorganization plan, which included replacing the Business, Transportation and Housing Agency with a new state agency focused solely on transportation. As a result of these changes, CalSTA now consists of departments, boards and offices each with a focus on the safety and…

  • Carpet & Fabric Institute
    CFI is a Non-Profit Trade Association for professionals in the inspection, cleaning, remediation and restoration industry. We maintain Shareholder Group A status with the IICRC and are an affinity association of the World Floorcovering Association. (WFCA)

  • City of Bakersfield's Fair Housing Division
    The Economic Development Division administers the Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnership Program, and Emergency Solutions Grant. We also provide staff assistance to the Bakersfield Redevelopment Successor Agency and Oversight Board, and the Historic Preservation Commission. We work to assist in the creation of new affordable housing and rehabilitate existing housing stock with community partners, we partner with local organizations to provide community services,…

  • Civil Rights Division, (DOJ)
    The Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, created in 1957 by the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1957, works to uphold the civil and constitutional rights of all Americans, particularly some of the most vulnerable members of our society. The Division enforces federal statutes prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, disability, religion, familial status and national origin. Contact…

  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission
    Accepts online reports of suspicious activites or transactions involving the trading of commodity futures contracts or commodity options. Visit http://www.cftc.gov/ConsumerProtection/ReparationsProgram/index.htm for consumers filing a complaint with their Reparations Program.

  • Community Boards of San Francisco
    Free conflict resolution services for San Francisco residents for problems of all types, such as landlord/tenant disputes, harassment, parking and noise disputes and family problems.

  • Comptroller of the Currency
    Call for answers to questions about the regulations governing national banks. You may contact the OCC via E-mail. Visit http://www.occ.treas.gov/mail1.htm to find out the various areas that you can send emails to.

  • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
    The central mission of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans — whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products. Congress established the CFPB to protect consumers by carrying out Federal consumer financial laws. Among other things, they: - Conduct rule-making,…

  • Contra Costa County District Attorney
    Offers a limited mediation service; refers complaints it can’t handle to the appropriate agency.

  • Contractors State License Board (CSLB)
    Call regional offices for information on disclosable complaints against a particular contractor. Contact district offices about complaints against faulty or illegally executed work, unreasonable delays or other problems with contractors. Call automated operator to verify contracting licenses.

  • Customer Assistance Group, (DOT)
    The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks. It also supervises the federal branches and agencies of foreign banks. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the OCC has four district offices plus an office in London to supervise the international activities of national banks. The OCC’s nationwide staff of examiners conducts on-site reviews of national banks and provides sustained…

 
 
 

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