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Protect Your Money - How Can Consumer Affairs Help You Today

How Can Consumer Affairs Help You Today? features real staff to advise consumers and businesses about essential DCA services: consumer complaint mediation, free one-on-one professional financial counseling, in-person and online licensing services, business and consumer education, inspecting businesses to ensure fair customer treatment.

Want to ask Consumer Affairs how we can help you? Tweet @NYCDCA using #HiDCA or post to our Facebook page.

 

Own a business in NYC? You might need a City license from Consumer Affairs.
Learn how Consumer Affairs can help you today
Read Ana’s advice:
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Visit DCA’s Business Toolbox 

Having a problem with a business?
Learn how Consumer Affairs can help you today
Read Joy’s advice:
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Search for a DCA licensee
NOTE: You will be redirected to a new web page. Scroll to the blue Consumers box to select Search for a DCA Licensee.
File a complaint against a business
Businesses: Learn how to handle consumer complaints 

Want to learn more about consumer rights and City laws and licensing regulations?
Learn how Consumer Affairs can help you today
Read Ricky’s advice: English   中文   
Check DCA’s Event Calendar
Request a DCA speaker for your next event 
Do you have questions about your responsibilities as a business?
Learn how Consumer Affairs can help you today
Read Sal’s advice: English   Español
Visit DCA’s Business Toolbox
Visit Know the Law
Search for a DCA licensee
NOTE: You will be redirected to a new web page. Scroll to the blue Consumers box to select Search for a DCA Licensee.
 
Do you want to take control of your finances?
Learn how Consumer Affairs can help you today
Read Michelle’s advice: 
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Find a free Financial Empowerment Center near you 

  

Protect Your Money:
YOU CAN TACKLE YOUR DEBT
Campaign ads empower New Yorkers to schedule an appointment at a FREE Financial Empowerment Center to take control of their finances.
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Protect Your Money: Know Before You Enroll
DCA, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Adult Education, launched ads alerting adults to predatory school scams and free and low-cost school choices.
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Protect Your Money 2011
2011 Protect Your Money campaign ads alerted New Yorkers to predatory services and scams and promoted the City’s safe, free help.
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   Protect Your Money
Launched in 2010, the Protect Your Money public awareness campaign encourages New Yorkers to take advantage of City services to take control of their own financial future.
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