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  • Benefits
  • Children and Education
  • Consumer Products and Safety
  • Fraud, Law Enforcement, and Crime
  • Government Officials
  • Health
  • Home, Community, and Work
  • Military and Veterans
  • Money and Business
  • Travel and Transportation

Benefits

Children and Education

Consumer Products and Safety

Fraud, Law Enforcement, and Crime

Government Officials

Congressional contacts:

Federal contacts:

State and local contacts:

  • Governors. Find e-mail, telephone, and postal contact information by clicking on your state governor's website.
  • Local Governments. Locate websites for the cities, counties, towns, and local communities in your state.

Judicial contacts:

  • Federal Courts. Learn about the work of the federal courts in assigning jury duty, ruling on important cases, and overseeing naturalization ceremonies.
  • Supreme Court. Call or write the Supreme Court, and call for visitor information.

Health

Home, Community, and Work

  • Accessibility. File a complaint about accessibility barriers at a building or facility.
  • Affordable Housing. Email a question to Ginnie Mae about affordable housing.
  • Census. Email the Census Bureau questions and comments about the Census.
  • Discriminatory Mortgage Lending. File an official complaint, if you feel that you have been discriminated against based on your race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability.
  • Employment and Training. Find state contacts for unemployment, welfare-to-work, adult and Native American training programs, and more.
  • Employment Discrimination. File an employment discrimination complaint with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
  • Environmental Programs. Email a question or comment to the Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Environmental Violations. Email a report of possible environmental violation to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
  • Health Benefits. Employee Benefits Security Administration regional offices will inform you of your rights and help you claim your benefits.
  • Housing Counselors. Talk to a federally-approved housing counselor about buying a home, renting, default, avoiding foreclosure, credit issues, or reverse mortgages.
  • Housing Discrimination Complaints. Email, call or mail complaints about housing discrimination when renting or buying a home.
  • Land Sale Complaints. If you believe you have been a victim of fraud and abuse when buying or leasing land from developers, you can file a complaint.
  • Librarians. Chat with or e-mail a government librarian
  • Mine Emergency Numbers. Notify Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) of a mine accident or emergency, report hazardous conditions and get general contact information. 
  • Mine Safety. Email your questions regarding regulations, inspections, data, policy, and other topics to Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). 
  • National Runaway Safeline to Call for Help. Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you are a teenager thinking of running from home, if you have a friend who has run and is looking for help, or if you are a runaway ready to go home.
  • Pension Benefits. Employee Benefits Security Administration regional offices will inform you of your rights and help you claim your benefits.
  • Radon. Call the hotline to learn about radon and indoor air quality in your home.
  • Veterans Employment and Training. Key contacts for grants and employment and training assistance for veterans.
  • Worker Issues. Email or mail the Department of Labor.
  • Workplace Safety. Email a complaint to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA).

Military and Veterans

  • Air Force Contacts. Check the Air Force's frequently asked questions, or e-mail your question or comment to the U.S. Air Force. 
  • Army Contacts. Email your question or comment to the U.S. Army.
  • Coast Guard Contacts. View the U.S. Coast Guard's frequently asked questions, or send an e-mail to the Coast Guard.
  • Department of Defense. Browse the DoD's frequently asked questions or call the DoD Public Affairs Office for information.
  • Department of Veterans Affairs. Email, call, fax or mail questions, comments or complaints.
  • Locate Service Members. Locate a current member of the U.S. Armed Forces.
  • Marines Contacts. Email your question to the U.S. Marine Corps.
  • Military Health System. Email your question concerning Military Medical Facilities and TRICARE Management.
  • Navy Contacts. Find key contacts and an e-mail form for the U.S. Navy.
  • Recruiting. Find websites and phone numbers for recruiters for each branch of service.
  • TRICARE. Find key contacts and an email form for TRICARE, the Military's Health Care Insurance and Benefits program.
  • Troops. Find a list of organizations to help you send letters and messages to troops. 
  • Veterans Employment and Training. Key contacts for grants and employment and training assistance for veterans.

Money and Business

  • Antitrust and Competition. Email the Federal Trade Commission with a question or comment on an antitrust matter.
  • Antitrust Violations. Email, call, or mail a report of a possible antitrust violation or potential anti-competitive activity, whether civil or criminal, to the Department of Justice.
  • Bank Complaints. File a complaint about a bank or other financial institution with the Federal Reserve.
  • Bankruptcy Fraud. Report suspected bankruptcy fraud to the U.S. Trustee Program of the Department of Justice.
  • Business and Electronic Commerce Practices. Email complaints (stores, finance companies, auto dealers, mortgage companies, credit bureaus, spam e-mail, etc.) to the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Charities. Email complaints to the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Credit Union. Email or call with questions or comments, or report fraud to the National Credit Union Administration.
  • Deposit Insurance. Email for assistance from the Federal Deposit Insurance Commission.
  • Economic and Humanitarian Assistance Activities Overseas. Email, call or write comments or questions to the U.S. Agency for International Development.
  • File Paper Tax Return. Find out where to file your paper tax return (with or without a payment) with the IRS. 
  • Investors. Email, fax or mail concerns and problems of individual investors to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
  • IRS (Internal Revenue Service) Reform. Email an idea, issue or suggestion to the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel.
  • IRS Taxpayer Advocate Service. The Taxpayer Advocate Service helps individuals and small businesses resolve problems with the IRS.
  • Patents and Trademarks. Email, call or mail questions about patents and trademarks.
  • Securities and Exchange Commission. Contact the SEC's Office of Investor Education and Advocacy for individual assistance at help@sec.gov.
  • Statistics. Contacts to assist with locating and using Bureau of Labor Statistics data, publications, and services.
  • Tax Help. Email or call with comments and feedback.
  • Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Application. Volunteer for this unique opportunity to influence how the IRS delivers services to the public by becoming a member of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (TAP).
  • Tax Refund Status. Check your federal tax refund status online.
  • Trade Barriers. Call to receive assistance in resolving problems.
  • Workplace Safety. Email a complaint to the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA).

Travel and Transportation


Legal Consumer - Law. Jurisdictional relevance: The content of this article pertains to all US states and counties.