Consumer Links

Consumer Assistance - Federal Government

Americorps VISTA Financial Literacy Sheet

Citizen Information Center 800-333-4636 (Single Source for Federal Agencies)

Consumer Information Center 888-878-3256

Consumer Product Safety Commission 800-638-2772

Department of Labor, Job Training, COBRA, Pensions 866-487-2365

Federal Trade Commission, Fraud, Identity Theft, Consumer Protection Laws 677-382-4357

Do Not Call List (telemarketing) 888-382-1222

Credit Card Opt Out 888-5OPTOUT or 888-567-8688

Internal Revenue Service 800-829-4477 or local phone listing

Medicare 800-633-4227

Social Security 800-772-1213 or phone listing from Social Security Administration

Kansas State Resources

Kansas Goverment Resources 800-452-6727

Attorney General or Consumer Hotline 800-432-2310

State Bank Commissioner 877-387-8523

Kansas Insurance Department 800-432-5484

Department of Revenue - Personal, Vehicle and Income Tax 785-368-8222

Securities Commissioner (Investments)Scam Hotline - 888-407-2267 

Department for Children & Families or State Government Phone listing

State Treasurer 785-296-3171

Children's Health Insurance, KanCare 800-792-4884

Kansas Works 771-6800

Money Management, Financial Education, and Consumer Information

Better Business Bureau -Check the for the local number in your phone book

A.M. Best Company (Rates insurance companies) 

CNN Money

MSN Money 

Consumer Reports (publishes Consumer Reports Magazine) 800-666-5261

Charitable or Non-Profit Organizations

United Way of the Plains (South Central Kansas) Call 211

Salina Area United Way 785-827-1312

Kansas Legal Services 800-723-6953

American Red Cross Wichita, 316-268-0800, Salina, 785-827-3644, or consult your local phone directory

Catholic Charities Wichita, 316-262-8898, Salina, 785-825-0208 or 888-468-6909