USA.GOV HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-333-4636 WEBSITE: https://www.usa.gov/ U.S. Government Services and Information About the U.S.Have a question about the USA? Learn where to find answers to the most requested facts about the United States of America. Benefits, Grants, LoansLearn about government programs that provide financial help for individuals and organizations. Consumer IssuesLearn how to be a safe consumer, what to do when a purchase or service goes wrong, […]

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PRO SENIORS (SENIORS 60 PLUS) HOTLINE

PHONE: 1-800-488-6070 WEBSITE: https://www.proseniors.org/ Founded in 1975, Pro Seniors’ mission is to enhance the independence and quality of life of older adults by empowering them, by protecting their interests and by facilitating their access to resources. Pro Seniors provides education, advice, advocacy, representation and justice for seniors in Ohio through our three programs, all provided at no cost to clients.  If your Medicaid application is denied […]

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LAWYER REFERRAL (OHIO STATE BAR ASSOCIATION)

Pursuant to Gov. Bar R. XVI, the Office of Attorney Services administers requirements governing the operation of lawyer referral services and prepaid legal plans. The office also maintains a list of registered referral services, including links to the services and a description of the geographic area served. Although the Supreme Court regulates lawyer referral services, Court staff may not refer someone who is seeking legal […]

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HOUSING DISCRIMINATION (HOTLINE)

The Fair Housing Act The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting or buying a home, getting a mortgage, seeking housing assistance, or engaging in other housing-related activities. Additional protections apply to federally-assisted housing. Learn about the History of the Fair Housing Act, and read Examples of the many forms of housing discrimination. Who Is Protected? The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in housing because of: Race […]

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AUDITOR OF STATE (HOTLINE)

Our Mission: As Ohio’s chief compliance officer, the Auditor of State makes Ohio Government more efficient, effective and transparent by placing checks and balances on state and local governments for taxpayers. PHONE: 1-800-282-0370 WEBSITE: https://ohioauditor.gov/about.html

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ATTORNEY GENERAL (CONSUMER PUBLIC ACTION LINE) (HOTLINE)

The Consumer Protection Section protects Ohioans from predatory and illegal business practices. With authority granted by the Ohio Consumer Sales Practices Act and other statutes, the section enforces laws that prohibit unfair and deceptive practices including but not limited to: false advertising, shoddy workmanship, and failure to perform services or to deliver goods. Consumer Protection works to protect Ohio consumers by conducting local and state […]

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