Official Agencies and Helpful Services

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU • https://www.bbb.org/en/us/bbb-directory

Better Business Bureau • 1411 K St. NW • 10th Floor • Washington, DC 20005-3404

Call • 1-202-393-8000

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CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION • https://www.cdc.gov/

Questions 1-800-232-4636 TTY 1-888-232-6348

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U.S. CHAMBER OF COMMERCE • https://www.uschamber.com/

U.S. Chamber of Commerce 1615 H Street, NW Washington, DC 20062-2000

Main Number 1-202-659-6000 Customer Service 1-800-638-6582

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CONSUMER REPORTS • https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/index.htm

Consumer Reports • 600 Pennsylvania Ave NW • Washington, DC 20580

Monday to Friday 08:00am - 08:00pm ET • Saturday 09:30am - 06:00pm ET

Phone • 1-202-326-2222 • 1-800-333-0663

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CONSUMER ALERTS • https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/features/scam-alerts

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CONSUMER REPORTS • https://www.consumerreports.org/cro/index.htm

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES • https://www.hhs.gov/

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services • 200 Independence Avenue, S.W. • Washington, D.C. 20201

Toll Free • 1-877-696-6775

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS • https://www.va.gov/

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs • 810 Vermont Avenue • NW Washington DC 20420

Benefits • 1-800-827-1000        Health Care • 1-877-222-8387        Veterans Crisis Line • 1-800-273-8255 Press 1

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FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION • https://www.faa.gov/

Federal Aviation Administration • 800 Independence Avenue, SW • Washington, DC 20591

Toll Free • 1-866 835-5322

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FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION • https://www.fcc.gov/

Address 445 12th St SW Washington, DC 20554

Phone 1-888-225-5322

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FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA) • https://www.fema.gov/

Federal Emergency Management Agency • 500 C Street S.W. • Washington, D.C. 20472

General Operator • 1-202-646-2500   Toll Free • 1-800-621-3362   TTY • 1-800-462-7585

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FEDERAL HOUSING AUTHORITY (HUD) • https://www.hud.gov/federal_housing_administration

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT 451 7th Street S.W. Washington, DC 20410

Telephone 1-202-708-1112     TTY 1-202-708-1455

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION • https://www.ftc.gov/

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FREEDOM of INFORMATION ACT • https://www.faa.gov/foia/

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FREE CREDIT REPORT • https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0155-free-credit-reports?utm_source=takeaction

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FREE LEGAL ACCESS IN YOUR AREA https://www.avvo.com/

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FREE MEALS FOR KIDS • https://www.kidsmealdeals.com/

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FREE SOFTWARE DOWNLOADS https://www.freewarefiles.com/

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IDENTITY THEFT REPORT CENTER • https://www.identitytheft.gov/?utm_source=takeaction

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NATIONAL TRAFFIC AGENCY • https://nationaltrafficagency.org

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NATIONAL DO NOT CALL LIST • 1- 888-382-1222

Blocks your number from data collection for five (5) years.

YOU MUST CALL FROM the cell phone or home phone number you want to have blocked.

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OSHA OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY and HEALTH ADMINISTRATION • https://www.osha.gov

Occupational Safety & Health Administration 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Room Number N3626 Washington, D.C. 20210

General Information 1-800-321-6742

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PASSPORT OFFICE • https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/passports.html/passport_1738.html

Passport Information 1-877-487-2778

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U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ASSOCIATION • https://www.sba.gov/

U.S. Small Business Administration 409 3rd St, SW Washington DC 20416

SBA Answer Desk 800-827-5722 Disaster Loans1-800-659-2955 TTY 1-800-877-8339

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U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION • https://www.ssa.gov/

Social Security Administration
Office of Public Inquiries 1100 West High Rise 6401 Security Blvd. Baltimore, MD 21235

1-800-772-1213 TTY 1-800-325-0778 TTY 1-800-325-0778

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UNITED STATES PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE (USPTO) • https://www.uspto.gov/

Toll-Free 1-800-786-9199 Local 1-571-272-1000 TTY 1-800-877-8339

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UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE • https://www.usps.com/

Monday – Friday 8 AM - 8:30 PM ET Saturday 8 AM - 6 PM ET

Call 1-800-275-8777 TDD/TTY Relay 1-800-877-8339 Ask for 1-800-275-8777

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U.S. TRAVELERS

Hotline for American Travelers 1-202-647-5225

U.S. CITIZENS For help regarding an emergency with you or a loved one living or traveling abroad call Office of Overseas Citizens Services.

From Overseas: 1-202-501-4444 From the Unites States 1-888-407-4747

(Evening and Weekends) • 1-202-647-4000 ask for the duty officer 

Or visit • https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/emergencies.html

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VISA OFFICE • https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas.html

Information 1-202-663-1225

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