Be A Wise Consumer

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is the
state’s clearinghouse for consumer complaints, protection and information and regulates various business industries operating in Florida.

FDACS provides a variety of resources at to protect Florida consumers and ensure they have the information they need to make informed decisions.

• The A to Z Resource Guide is an online directory to help Floridians find the most
appropriate government agency to contact for various issues.

• The Business/Consumer Complaint Lookup is an online resource that allows consumers to view businesses’ registration and complaint information.

• Check-A-Charity is an online searchable database that provides consumers with
registration and financial information for charitable organizations that solicit
contributions in Florida.

• File a Consumer Complaint online or request to have a complaint form mailed to you by calling the Consumer Assistance Center at 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) or
1-800-FL-AYUDA (352-9832).

• Stop unwanted telemarketing calls by joining the Florida Do Not Call List.

• Request a Speaker, at no cost, for your community or club meeting.

The Consumer Assistance Center staff is available to provide consumer information from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday, at 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) or
1-800-FL-AYUDA (352-9832) or Live Chat at


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