Advisory/Advocacy Services

CONSUMER EDUCATION AND AWARENESS

 
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2-1-1 Northeast Region 2-1-1 Northeast Region
General Information
Description of ServiceReviews and mediates complaints from individual consumers. Also provides information to consumers and seeks to ensure a fair and vigorous market place. The Bureau also drafts legislation and conducts studies and writes reports on emerging consumer problems and issues.
LocationAlbany
Geographical AreaNew York State (Albany, Clinton, Columbia, Essex, Dutchess, Fulton, Franklin, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Orange, Putnam, Rensselaer, Rockland, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster, Warren, Washington, Westchester)
TerritoryOTHER REGIONAL OFFICES:

Adirondack Region (Clinton, Essex, Franklin):
43 Durkee Street, Suite 700
Plattsburgh, NY 12901
Phone 518-562-3282

Mid-Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan):
235 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone 845-485-3900

Lower Hudson Valley (Westchester, Putnam, Rockland):
101 East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601
Phone 914-422-8755
Public TransportationCall for details
Facility/ADA AccessCall for details
Intake ProcedureCall a Regional Office or Walk-in

Adirondack Region (Clinton, Essex, Franklin): 518-562-3282

Mid-Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Orange, Ulster, Sullivan): 845-485-3900

Lower Hudson Valley (Westchester, Putnam, Rockland): 914-422-8755

Northeast Region (Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Hamilton, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, Washington): 518-776-2000

Check website: www.oag.state.ny.us
Intake RequirementsApplication required
 
Client Information
GenderEither
Languages SpokenEnglish
EligibilityNew York State residents
 
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNone/Not Applicable
 
Specific Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 am-5:00 pm
 
Contact Information
 
Physical Site Address 1 Office of the Attorney General
Physical Site Address 2 The Capital
Physical Site City, State, Zip Albany, NY 12224
Main Phone 518-776-2000
TDD Phone 800-788-9898 (TDD/TTY)
Other Phone 800-771-7755 (General Helpline) / 212-417-5397 (Medicaid Fraud) / 800-428-9071 (Healthcare Hotline) / 212-416-6149 (Immigration Fraud) / 212-417-5397 (Medicaid Fraud)
Service Location Email NYAG.Pressoffice@ag.ny.gov
Web Address www.ag.ny.gov
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
Affiliated Program: CONSUMER EDUCATION AND AWARENESS
This Service: Advisory/Advocacy Services
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Consumer Fraud Reporting (FN-1700.1470)
Identity Theft Reporting/Recovery Programs (FN-1700.3200)
Rent Control Enforcement (FT-4500.7000)