Consumer Affairs

N University Dr Location

1 N University Dr, Plantation, FL, 33324

8 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 765-4400

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.broward.org/ReportAComplaint/Pages/Consumer.aspx

Description: Provides mediation restitution between consumers and businesses. Outcomes may include recovery of funds, services' performance, and enforcement of County, State, and Federal Consumer Protection Laws.

Description: Provides mediation restitution between consumers and businesses. Outcomes may include recovery of funds, services' performance, and enforcement of County, State, and Federal Consumer Protection Laws.

Consumer Financial Education

Consolidated Credit Counseling

5701 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33313

9 Miles—Get Directions

(800) 998-7276

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Website

 http://www.consolidatedcredit.org

Description: Prepares borrowers to become financially independent and aware by educating them about fiscal responsibility and other financial matters.

Description: Prepares borrowers to become financially independent and aware by educating them about fiscal responsibility and other financial matters.

First Time Homebuyer Program

Consolidated Credit Counseling

5701 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33313

9 Miles—Get Directions

(800) 435-2261

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-6pm

Website

 http://www.consolidatedcredit.org

Description: Assisting first time homebuyers get prepared to qualify for a mortgage and to buy a home utilizing all available down payment assistance.

Description: Assisting first time homebuyers get prepared to qualify for a mortgage and to buy a home utilizing all available down payment assistance.

Long-Term Care Ombudsman - Complaint Investigation

Long-Term Care Ombudsman

7771 W Oakland Park Blvd, Ste 123, Sunrise, FL, 33351

7 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 597-2266

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm (http://ombudsman.myflorida.com/Complaint.php)

Website

 http://www.ombudsman.myflorida.com

Description: A long-term care ombudsman is a volunteer who helps to improve the lives of people who live in long-term care settings like nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes.

Description: A long-term care ombudsman is a volunteer who helps to improve the lives of people who live in long-term care settings like nursing homes, assisted living facilities and adult family care homes.

Grievances and Ethics

NE 45th St Location - Ste 216

1919 NE 45th St, Ste 216, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33308

15 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 772-5461

Contact Hours: Mon - Thurs, 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Website

 http://www.browarddental.org

Description: Assist parties in reaching an amicable settlement upon receipt of a written patient complaint. Helps to ensure that member dentists uphold the established ethics and standards of the Dental Association.

Description: Assist parties in reaching an amicable settlement upon receipt of a written patient complaint. Helps to ensure that member dentists uphold the established ethics and standards of the Dental Association.

Mediation Program

NW 21st Ave Location - Ste 450

5101 NW 21st Ave, Ste 450, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309

12 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 714-9477

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.bcma.com

Description: Investigates patients' complaints about doctors' services and attempts to resolve the problem through mediation.

Description: Investigates patients' complaints about doctors' services and attempts to resolve the problem through mediation.

Advocacy for Managed Care

NW 21st Ave Location - Ste 450

5101 NW 21st Ave, Ste 450, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309

12 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 714-9477

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.bcma.com

Description: Provides advocacy to patients with complaints about HMO services, including insurance complaints and complaints about physicians or other healthcare providers.

Description: Provides advocacy to patients with complaints about HMO services, including insurance complaints and complaints about physicians or other healthcare providers.

FL Office of Condominium Ombudsman

FL Office of Condo Ombudsman

1400 W Commercial Blvd, Ste 185, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33309

13 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 202-3234

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

Website

 http://www.myfloridalicense.com

Description: Office is a resource for unit owners/renters, condominium board members and associations. The office provides information and referral, education board election monitors and assistance with other condo-related issues.

Description: Office is a resource for unit owners/renters, condominium board members and associations. The office provides information and referral, education board election monitors and assistance with other condo-related issues.

Better Business Bureau

Beacon Cir Location - Ste 4

4411 Beacon Cir, Ste 4, West Palm Beach, FL, 33407

43 Miles—Get Directions

(561) 842-1918

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Website

 http://www.bbb.org

Description: Consumer complaints/issues.

Description: Consumer complaints/issues.

WSVN Channel 7 - Help Me Howard

1401 79th St Causeway, Miami, FL, 33141

27 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 761-9786

Website

 http://www.wsvn.com

Description: Help Me Howard assists viewers in solving personal legal problems. Viewers call WSVN with their legal situation and they provide them with legal advice and assistance whenever possible in order to solve their situation.

Description: Help Me Howard assists viewers in solving personal legal problems. Viewers call WSVN with their legal situation and they provide them with legal advice and assistance whenever possible in order to solve their situation.

Client Relations

Florida Dept. of Children and Families

1317 Winewood Blvd, Blgd 1, Rm 202, Tallahassee, FL, 32399

376 Miles—Get Directions

(954) 375-3338

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

Website

 http://www.dcf.state.fl.us/ess

Description: Handles complaints from DCF clients who feel they have been treated unfairly or have not received services to which they are entitled through the Department of Children and Families.

Description: Handles complaints from DCF clients who feel they have been treated unfairly or have not received services to which they are entitled through the Department of Children and Families.

Florida Agriculture and Consumer Services

Florida Department of Agriculture

2005 Apalachee Pkwy, Division of Consumer Services, Tallahassee, FL, 32399

376 Miles—Get Directions

(800) 435-7352

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

Website

 http://www.freshfromflorida.com

Description: This division functions as the state's clearinghouse for consumer complaints and assists with information, protection and complaints regardless of whether it regulates that particular industry.

Description: This division functions as the state's clearinghouse for consumer complaints and assists with information, protection and complaints regardless of whether it regulates that particular industry.

AHCA - FloridaHealthFinder.gov

www.FloridaHealthFinder.gov

2727 Mahan Dr, AHCA, Tallahassee, FL, 32308

377 Miles—Get Directions

(888) 419-3456

Contact Hours: (Administration) Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm

Website

 http://www.ahca.myflorida.com

Description: Website allows users to locate healthcare facilities (hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, etc ) licensed by AHCA. SEE FULL DESCRIPTION FOR DETAILS.

Description: Website allows users to locate healthcare facilities (hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, etc ) licensed by AHCA. SEE FULL DESCRIPTION FOR DETAILS.

Collection Agency Harassment Complaints Hotline

Sandy Pond Ln Location

2019 Sandy Pond Ln, Waxhaw, NC, 28173

608 Miles—Get Directions

(888) 752-3028

Contact Hours: Mon - Fri, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Website

 http://www.careconnectusa.org

Description: Helps debtors file a complaint against collection agencies who call early in the morning, late at night, call debtors place of employment, use profanity, or makes threats.

Description: Helps debtors file a complaint against collection agencies who call early in the morning, late at night, call debtors place of employment, use profanity, or makes threats.

National Do Not Call Registry

Federal Trade Commission

600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Consumer Response Center, Washington, DC, 20580

899 Miles—Get Directions

(888) 382-1222

Website

 http://www.ftc.gov

Description: The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home.

Description: The National Do Not Call Registry gives you a choice about whether to receive telemarketing calls at home.

Federal Trade Commission - Consumer Response Center

Federal Trade Commission

600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Consumer Response Center, Washington, DC, 20580

899 Miles—Get Directions

(877) 382-4357

Website

 http://www.ftc.gov

Description: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation's consumer protection agency, collects complaints about companies, business practices, identity theft, and episodes of violence in the media.

Description: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is the nation's consumer protection agency, collects complaints about companies, business practices, identity theft, and episodes of violence in the media.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

1700 G St, NW, Washington, DC, 20552

899 Miles—Get Directions

(855) 411-2372

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm

Website

 http://www.consumerfinance.gov

Description: The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act created the CFPB which consolidates most Federal consumer financial protection authority in one place. The jurisdiction of the bureau includes banks and credit unions

Description: The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act created the CFPB which consolidates most Federal consumer financial protection authority in one place. The jurisdiction of the bureau includes banks and credit unions

Hill-Burton Consumer Complaints

Hill-Burton Consumer Complaints (5600 Fishers Ln, Rm 10C-16 Other - State MD 20857)

5600 Fishers Ln, Rm 10C-16, US Dept of Health & Human Serv, Other - State, MD, 20857

910 Miles—Get Directions

(877) 696-6775

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8:30am-5pm

Website

 http://www.hhs.gov

Description: Individuals may file a compliant with the Department of Health and Human Service at the address above if they have reason to believe that they have been unfairly denied Hill-Burton Free care at a facility or hospital.

Description: Individuals may file a compliant with the Department of Health and Human Service at the address above if they have reason to believe that they have been unfairly denied Hill-Burton Free care at a facility or hospital.

Internet Crime Complaint Center

5622 Miles—Get Directions

Website

 http://www.ic3.gov

Description: Internet Crime Complaint Center serves as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding the arena of cyber- crime.

Description: Internet Crime Complaint Center serves as a vehicle to receive, develop, and refer criminal complaints regarding the arena of cyber- crime.

Health Care Complaint Hotline

5622 Miles—Get Directions

(888) 419-3456

Contact Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm

Description: Provides consumers with access to complaints filed against doctors, nursing homes, adult living facilities and health maintenance organization as a tool for choosing health care.

Description: Provides consumers with access to complaints filed against doctors, nursing homes, adult living facilities and health maintenance organization as a tool for choosing health care.