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Find contact information for government programs, listed by topic.


Child Welfare and Education

Consumer Products and Safety

Fraud, Law Enforcement, and Crime

  • Asset Forfeiture – Find forms, contacts, and information from the Treasury Department about asset forfeiture and auctions.

  • Consumer Fraud – Complete an online Federal Trade Commission form with your complaints.

  • Crime Victims – Contact a helpline or find a local program online to get support for crime victims.

  • Domestic Violence Hotline – Email or call for:

    • Crisis intervention

    • Information about domestic violence

    • Referrals to local service providers for victims of domestic violence.

Services are available in English and Spanish.

  • Homeland Security – Main contact page:

    • Email and phone numbers

    • Mailing addresses

    • Help desk support for web applications

    • Instructions on how to report incidents

  • Identity Theft – Report ID theft to the Federal Trade Commission and get a recovery plan. Find help in English and Spanish.

  • Nuclear Facilities – Call the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to report any safety or security concern involving:

    • Nuclear reactors

    • Nuclear fuel facilities

    • Radioactive materials

  • Religious Discrimination – File a complaint with the Department of Justice if you've experienced:

    • Religious discrimination

    • Any violation of religious liberty rights

Government Officials

Congressional contacts:

Federal contacts:

State and local contacts:

  • Governors—Find email, 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.


Home, Community, and Work

  • Accessibility  – File a complaint about accessibility barriers at a building or facility.

  • Affordable Housing  – Contact a federally-approved housing counselor in your area online or call 1-800-569-4287.

  • Census  – Email the Census Bureau questions and comments about the Census.

  • Discriminatory Mortgage Lending  – File an official complaint if you feel that a lender has discriminated against you. Report discrimination involving race, color, national origin, religion, sex, family status, or disability.

  • Employment and Training  – Find state contacts for unemployment. Get information about 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 the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency about possible environmental violations.

  • Health Benefits  – Employee Benefits Security Administration regional offices will inform you of your rights. They can also help you claim your benefits.

  • Housing Counselors  – Talk to a federally-approved housing counselor about housing. Find out 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 email a government librarian

  • Mine Emergency Numbers – Notify Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) of a mine accident or emergency. You can also report hazardous conditions and get general contact information.  

  • Mine Safety – Email questions to Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). You can contact MSHA about regulations, inspections, data, policy, and other topics.

  • National Runaway Safeline to Call for Help – Call 1-800-RUNAWAY if you're a teenager thinking of running from home or if you're a runaway ready to go home. You can also call if you have a friend who has run away and is looking for help.

  • Pension Benefits – Contact Employee Benefits Security Administration regional offices. They will inform you of your rights and help you claim your benefits.

  • RadonCall the hotline to learn about radon and indoor air quality in your home.

  • Veterans Employment and Training  –  Explore resources for finding 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

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 email, etc.) to the Federal Trade Commission.
  • Charities  – Submit 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
  • 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).

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Last Updated: December 1, 2020