Consumer Services Guide (CSG)

Consumer Action 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: 9


  • 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 Veterans Affairs (VA)
    Toll Free Numbers for Contacting VA VA Benefits: 1-800-827-1000 • Burial • Death Pension • Dependency Indemnity Compensation • Direct Deposit • Directions to VA Benefits Regional Offices • Disability Compensation • Disability Pension • Education • Home Loan Guaranty • Medical Care • Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Health Care:1-877-222-VETS (8387) VA Inspector General: 1-800-488-8244 Veterans Crisis Line: 1-800-273-8255 Press 1 See Veterans Affairs website…

  • ED Pubs
    Ed Pubs is the Education Publications Center for the US Department of Education. You can contact ED Pubs to find out what’s available on topics of interest to you and to order free copies of publications, videotapes, CD-ROMS, posters, bookmarks, and other products. Many publications can be acquired instantly in electronic form via the Internet. You can order copies of publications using one of the…

  • Federal Student Aid Information Center (US Dept of Education)
    Federal Student Aid, an office of the U.S. Department of Education, ensures that all eligible individuals can benefit from federally funded or federally guaranteed financial assistance for education beyond high school. They consistently champion the promise of postsecondary education to all Americans—and its value to our society.

  • National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition (NCELA)
    Authorized under Title III of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), the National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition & Language Instruction Educational Programs (NCELA) supports the U.S. Department of Education's Office of English Language Acquisition, Language Enhancement, and Academic Achievement for Limited English Proficient Students (OELA) in its mission to respond to Title III educational needs, and implement NCLB as it applies…

  • National Park Service of the Dept of the Interior (NPS)
    The NPS works with communities to preserve and care for neighborhood treasures. It also works with teachers to create unique opportunities for students to learn about history at the real places where events unfolded.

  • No Child Left Behind (NCLB) - Department of Education
    NCLB is the latest federal legislation that enacts the theories of standards-based education reform, which is based on the belief that setting high standards and establishing measurable goals can improve individual outcomes in education. The Act requires states to develop assessments in basic skills to be given to all students in certain grades, if those states are to receive federal funding for schools. The Act…

  • Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs, (ED)
    Office of Intergovernmental and Interagency Affairs (OIIA) encourages public understanding and support for improving American education. They engage key groups and constituencies including government, business, religious and community organizations, as well as families, students and the general public.

  • Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), Dept. of Education
    The Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) is committed to improving results and outcomes for people with disabilities of all ages. OSERS provides a wide array of supports to parents and individuals, school districts and states in three main areas: special education, vocational rehabilitation and research. By providing funding to programs that serve infants, toddlers, children and adults with disabilities, OSERS works to…


Quick Menu

Support Consumer Action

Support Consumer

Join Our Email List

Optional Member Code
Facebook FTwitter T

CSG Browse Options

CSG Search Options