Information/Referral Services

INFORMATION AND COMPLAINTS

 
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides information about USDA programs, such as SNAP, WIC, School Lunch programs, information on proper food safety, sanitation issues, food handling and prep for infants and toddlers, and emergency food assistance, including if individuals have complaints regarding the programs and improper procedures, etc.
LocationNew York
Geographical AreaNational (Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Rockland, Sullivan, Franklin, Essex, Clinton, Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Washington, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren)
Public TransportationNot applicable
Facility/ADA AccessNot applicable
Intake ProcedureInformation: 800-535-4555
USDA Program Violations Hotline: 800-424-9121
 
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityNo requirements
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 10 Causeway Street, Room 501
Physical Site City, State, Zip Boston, MA 02222
Main Phone 617-565-6370
Hotline Phone 800-424-9121 (USDA Program Violations Hotline)
TDD Phone 800-256-7072 (TTY)
Other Phone 888-674-6854 (Safe Food Handling)
Fax N/A
Service Location Email Via website
Web Address www.fns.usda.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)
Affiliated Program: INFORMATION AND COMPLAINTS
This Service: Information/Referral Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Food Complaints (DD-1500.3750)
Food Safety Standards (DF-8000.1600-200)
Hunger/Food Issues (YZ-3280)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)