Westchester County

Consumer Department Delivers

Image of African American male shopping in the grocery storeThe Department of Consumer Protection fights hard to ensure a fair and equitable marketplace for consumers. Check our office hours and if you need assistance, call us at (914) 995-2155.

Find a home contractor
Read our tips on how to select a contractor to avoid being gouged. Do your homework before you hire a home improvement contractor and avoid problems with home improvements. Find out if the contractor is licensed and avoid hiring renegade renovators.

Check out our comprehensive financial education section, with the downturn in the economy and the housing crisis you may find helpful information.

Another initiative is Senior Crime Busters. This one-hour, elder fraud protection program, which is available to your group, provides tips on how seniors can stay safe and avoid financial exploitation. Senior citizens should also beware of the "grandson" scam.

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