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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  • Alameda County Community Development Agency
    The Alameda County Community Development Agency is to enhance the quality-of-life of County residents and plan for the future well-being of the County's diverse communities; to balance the physical, economic, and social needs of County residents through land use planning, environmental management, neighborhood improvement, and community development; and to promote and protect agriculture, the environment, economic vitality and human health.

  • Alliance to Save Energy
    The Alliance to Save Energy offers consumers all the information they need to save money, increase comfort, and even reduce pollution through energy efficiency. - Cut your home utility bills — freeing money for other things. - Increase your comfort. - Reduce pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. - Increase national security. - Relax while energy-efficient technologies and products continue producing these benefits for you day…

  • Architects Board
    The California Architects Board (Board) was created in 1901 by the California Legislature to fulfill the mission of protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public through the regulation of the practice of architecture in California. It is one of numerous boards, bureaus, commissions, and committees within the Department of Consumer Affairs responsible for consumer protection and the regulation of licensed professionals. The Board…

  • Asian Law Alliance
    Over the past 32 years as a nonprofit corporation, the Asian Law Alliance has helped tens of thousands of people in obtaining decent housing, justice in the immigration process, and access to basic human and legal rights. Today, Asian/Pacific Islanders continue to be denied fundamental rights. ALA continues to keep its doors open for those individuals who are limited in English, who do not understand…

  • Asian Law Caucus (ALC)
    Non-profit legal organization which offers assistance to low-income consumers. Promote, advances and represents the legal and civil rights of Asian and Pacific Islander communities. ALC provides help throughout the Bay Area. Free or low-cost, depending on income.

  • 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 for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
    This boards regulates the practice of professional engineering and land surveying. It licenses qualified individuals as professional engineers and land surveyors; anticipates changes in the engineering and land surveying professions to ensure that the laws and regulations are contemporary, relevant, and responsive; establishes regulations and promotes professional conduct; enforces laws and regulations; provides information so that the public can make informed decisions regarding utilizing professional…

  • Butte County - Housing Authority
    The Housing Authority of the County of Butte (HACB) is located in Chico, California and is a non-profit public agency incorporated in 1946. The mission of HACB is to assist low and moderate income residents of Butte County to secure and maintain high quality affordable housing. Subsidized housing is provided to families, seniors and disabled individuals whose income is between 50% and 80% of median…

  • Calaveras County Housing Repair Program
    Calaveras County can assist low income individuals with low-interest loans, deferred loans, or other types of loans depending on your income level and need. You may qualify for a home repair loan even if you have been turned down by other lenders.

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

  • 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 - Housing Finance Agency (CHFA)
    CHFA finances below-market-rate loans to affordable rental housing and assists first-time home buyers.

  • 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 Community Services and Development (CSD)
    The mission of CSD is to administer and enhance energy and community service programs that result in an improved quality of life and greater self-sufficiency for low-income Californians. Community Services & Development (CSD) is a state department of the California Health and Human Services Agency. CSD administers federal programs to help low-income families achieve and maintain self-sufficiency, meet their home energy needs, and reside in…

  • California Franchise Tax Board

    This agency is responsible for administering two of California's major tax programs: Personal Income Tax and the Corporation Tax. They also have responsibility for administering the Homeowner and Renter Assistance (HRA) program, and other non-tax programs and delinquent debt collection functions, including child support debt collections and delinquent vehicle registration debt collections on behalf of the Department of Motor Vehicles.

    Nonrefundable Renter's Credit is a…

  • California Human Development Corporation (CHDC)

    CHDC is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) and provide human services in northern California. Their purpose is to help low-income people secure the education, training, job opportunities and improved social conditions they need to live with independence and greater human dignity.

  • 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…

  • Catholic Charities of Santa Rosa - Family Support Center

    Sonoma County is home to programs for seniors, people who are currently homeless or at risk of homelessness, the poor in rural areas, people with dementia, legal immigrants and refugees, and more.

    In Napa, our focus is on young, expectant mothers or vulnerable mothers up to age 29 with children, and disabled adults, all at high risk of homelessness.

    Lake County needed help in…

  • Center for Social Advocacy
    The Center for Social Advocacy is a 501(c)(3) incorporated nonprofit organization founded in 1969 and they are one of San Diego’s oldest civil and human rights organizations. They have stood as advocates for fair housing and mediated tenant/landlord issues, and still do so today. Other issues the Center for Social Advocacy addresses include: hate crime prevention, civil rights of first generation immigrants, human trafficking, youth…

  • 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,…

  • City of Santa Rosa - Department of Economic Development and Housing
    The Department of Economic Development and Housing of the City of Santa Rosa administers a variety of programs to facilitate a positive business climate and encourage the development of existing and emerging industry clusters; effectively manage the community’s parking assets; revitalize blighted and economically disadvantaged areas; and develop and administer a variety of affordable housing programs.

  • 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…

  • Committee On The Shelterless (COTS)

    Emergency shelter and support services for families and singles with children in southern Sonoma County.

  • Community Action Partnership Of Sonoma County
    (Formerly Sonoma County People for Economic Opportunity) Housing and other services for the homeless and low and moderate income families, including Head Start, Youth Build, and health care services. Bilingual (Spanish-English). Housing and other services for the homeless and low and moderate income families, including Head Start, Youth Build, and health care services. Bilingual (Spanish-English).

 
 
 

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