- Federal Employee Retirement Benefits - Find contact information for the Retirement Services office at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
- Food Stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program or SNAP) – Call to learn about eligibility requirements and the nutritional benefits of the program.
- Head Start Program Locator – Find information to enroll your child in a Head Start pre-school in your area.
- Health Insurance for Children – Call the program office in your state to see if your child is eligible for free or low-cost health insurance.
- Heating and Cooling Assistance for Your Home – Call the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program Office (LIHEAP) that serves your state or tribe.
- Legal Assistance – Find legal assistance in your area.
- Medicare – Sign up or change your Medicare plan or learn more about Medicare.
- Medicare and Medicaid – Search the database for Medicare and Medicaid contacts.
- Medicare Fraud – Report Medicare fraud and abuse.
- Renter's Assistance – Contact your local housing authority to see if you qualify.
- School Lunch and Breakfast – Contact your state agency to participate in school nutrition programs.
- Social Security – Email questions using an online form.
- Student Loans – Call for help with student loans.
- Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF or Welfare) – Call your state's administrator for program information.
- Child Abuse and Neglect – Call 911 if a child is in immediate danger, or contact state officials to report abuse or neglect.
- Child Support – State and Tribal child support agency contacts
- Federal Education Policy Questions – Contact the Department of Education.
- Head Start Program Locator – Find information to enroll your child in a Head Start preschool in your area.
- Health Insurance for Children – Call the program office in your state to see if your children are eligible for free or low-cost health insurance.
- 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.
- School Lunch and Breakfast – Contact your state agency to find out if your child is eligible to participate in school nutrition programs.
- Student Aid Information – Get help applying for and resolving problems with federal student aid and loans.
- Cable TV Complaints – Learn how to file a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
- Consumer Complaints – Learn where to report your consumer complaint and find contact information to file.
- Consumer Complaints – File International Complaints – File an official report online to complain about an international e-commerce transaction.
- Cosmetics – Call or write to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to report adverse reactions to cosmetics.
- Foodborne Illness and Food Product Complaints – Call to file a complaint.
- Mail – Email your questions about the U.S. mail or other postal services to the U.S. Postal Service.
- Meat and Poultry Hotline – Call to talk to the food safety education staff (available in English and Spanish).
- Report Animal Drug Reactions or Animal Feed/Pet Food Complaints – FDA encourages veterinarians and animal owners to report adverse drug reactions and medical product failures.
- Telephone Service Complaints – File a complaint with the FCC about your telephone service if you have concerns about inaccurate billing, false advertising, scams, or other issues.
- Unsafe Products – Email a report of an injury, or file a complaint about a product to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
- Unsafe Vehicles – Email or call to report an unsafe vehicle.
Arson, Bombs, or Firearms – Report criminal activity involving arson, bombs, or firearms.
Asset Forfeiture – Find forms, contacts, and information from the Treasury Department about asset forfeiture and auctions.
Community Oriented Policing – Email or call the Department of Justice for information on grants and training programs.
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:
Information about domestic violence
Referrals to local service providers for victims of domestic violence.
Services are available in English and Spanish.
Fraud and Waste in Government – Report federal agency fraud and waste. Find contact information for agencies' inspectors general.
Homeland Security – Main contact page:
Email and phone numbers
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.
Immigration and Naturalization – Use online self-help tools or call for immigration services information.
Call, write, or visit a local office to find the status of your case.
Internet Fraud (Civil or Criminal) – Report suspected internet fraud to the FBI online.
Medicare Fraud – Report Medicare fraud and abuse.
Nuclear Facilities – Call the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to report any safety or security concern involving:
Nuclear fuel facilities
Religious Discrimination – File a complaint with the Department of Justice if you've experienced:
Any violation of religious liberty rights
Violence Against Women – Call a hotline or contact a local office to get help and support.
- Contact Your U.S. Senator—Find your senator's contact and biographical information, and view a Senate organizational chart.
- Senate Committee Offices—Contact one of the 20 committees, 68 subcommittees, and four joint committees.
- Contact Your U.S. Representative—Use this directory to find your representative's contact information and House committee assignments.
- House Committee Offices—Learn about the bills, agencies, programs, and issues that House committees are reviewing.
- Federal Government—Browse phone and email directories for federal agencies and officials.
- President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence—Send questions, comments, concerns, or well-wishes to the president or his staff.
- Secretary of State and U.S. Department of State—Email, write, or call with your question for the Department of State or comment on U.S. foreign policy.
- Inspector General—Each federal agency has an inspector general. Get in touch to report federal government waste and fraud.
- Federal Advisory Committees—Access the database that federal agencies use to manage an average of 1,000 government-wide advisory committees.
- Rulemaking—Participate in the federal rulemaking process by commenting on proposed rules.
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.
- Blood Transfusion/Donation Fatalities – Email, call, fax or mail notification of blood transfusion-related or blood donation death.
- Children's Health Insurance – Find state email, phone, and mail contacts to receive information on health programs in your state.
- Genomics – Email your comments and questions to the Office of Public Health Genomics.
- Health Information – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) offers a wide variety of disease prevention and health promotion telephone hotlines and publications in English and in Spanish.
- Health Information Toll-Free Hotlines – Call for information about health topics, from asthma to weight control.
- Infectious Diseases – Email comments and questions to the National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID).
- Medicare and Medicaid – Search the database for Medicare and Medicaid contacts.
- Report Animal Drug Reactions or Animal Feed/Pet Food Complaints – The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) encourages veterinarians and animal owners to report adverse drug reactions and medical product failures.
- Report a Public Health Emergency – Contact the CDC about a public health emergency, and find answers to common questions.
- Tuberculosis – Get information and answers from the CDC about tuberculosis.
- Unlawful Sales of Medical Products on the Internet – Call or email the FDA about illegal sales of animal or human medications, medical devices, and more.
- Vaccine Reactions – Get in touch with the FDA about adverse reactions to vaccines.
- Viral Hepatitis – Contact the CDC to get information about viral hepatitis.
Accessibility – File a complaint about accessibility barriers at a building or facility.
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.
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).
- Air Force Contacts – Check the Air Force's frequently asked questions, or email 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 contact your local public affairs office/newsroom.
- 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.
- Marine Corps Contacts – View the Marine Corps' frequently asked questions, or contact your nearest Marine Corps public affairs office.
- Military Health System – Email your question about a specific topic. Select Other Topics to ask about anything else related to military health.
- Navy Contacts – Find key contacts and an email form for the U.S. Navy.
- Recruiting – Find web sites 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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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).
- Americans Abroad – Assistance During a Crisis – The Department of State and U.S. embassies and consulates help U.S. citizens overseas during emergencies.
- Amtrak Train Service – Email or call to comment.
- Automobiles, Trucks or Motorcycles – Call or mail to report safety-related defects.
- Aviation Safety – Call to report a possible violation to the Federal Aviation Administration.
- Complaints About Travel - Find information to direct most complaints related to travel
- Consumer Complaints Concerning a Vehicle – Learn where to report your consumer complaint and find contact information to file.
- File a Claim for Baggage Damaged by Airline Security Screeners
- International Travel Safety – Email your questions to the Department of State.
- National Forests – Contact the national headquarters office by comment form, email, phone, or by postal mail
- Passports for U.S. Citizens – Email or call the Department of State's National Passport Information Center to learn about how to obtain, replace or change a passport.
- Transportation Research – Email a librarian about specific transportation questions.
- Transportation Safety and Security – The TSA contact center can help you prepare for an upcoming flight, file a complaint, and more.
- Vehicle Safety – Report an unsafe vehicle.
- Visas for Non-U.S. Citizens – Email or call the Department of State's Visa Services' Public Inquiries Branch with questions about U.S. visas.
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Last Updated: December 1, 2020