Links to Agencies

NYS Department of Agriculture & Markets
Information on weights and measures, food safety & inspection, milk control & dairy services, kosher law enforcement and the New York State Fair.

NYS Attorney General
Contact this office for a wide range of publications and other information important to persons living, working and visiting New York such as landlord/tenant issues, new and used car lemon laws and registered charities.

NYS Consumer Protection Board

NYS Department of Financial Services
Insurance related issues call 1-800-342-3736, 212-480-6400, or 518-474-6600
Banking related issues call 1-877-BANK-NYS (1-877-226-5697)
Foreclosure Relief Hotline: (800) 269-0990

NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
Contact this agency to file a complaint against a car dealership or repair shop.

NYS Public Service Commission
Contact this agency if you have a complaint against a utility company, landline telephone company or cable television provider.

NYS Education Department (NYSED) Office of the Professions
Contact this agency if you have a complaint about service or treatment by a professional licensed to practice by the State of New York, or about illegal practice of a profession by an unlicensed person.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
Contact this agency to file a consumer complaint against telemarketers, telephone, cable or internet providers and for information on Wi-Fi networks and consumer privacy along with the National Do-Not-Call Registry.

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357)
Contact this agency for general consumer information, the do-not-call registry and information on identity theft,

US Consumer Product Safety Commission
1 (800) 638-2772
Contact this agency for information on recalls or to report an unsafe product.

US Food & Drug Administration
1-888-INFO-FDA (1-888-463-6332)
Information available on recalls and safety alerts of food, drugs and medical devices.

Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3)
1-877-FTC-HELP (1-877-382-4357)
The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant.