WE ARE HAPPY TO SERVE YOU: BY PHONE, ONLINE, & IN PERSON!

Call our telephone hotline at (800) 593-8222 during regular business hours to reach a DCBA counselor for free, one-on-one service. Or, you can make an appointment for service by phone at a time that’s most convenient to you! Or make an appointment for in-person service at our Downtown LA headquarters.

We're Happy to Serve You! Make an appointment for free, one-on-one service in person at our Downtown LA office, or service by phone with a DCBA counselor

OUR SERVICES ARE FREE AND EASY TO USE.

It’s our mission to create a fair and vibrant marketplace for consumers and businesses.

ABOUT US

The County of Los Angeles Department of Consumer and Business Affairs has a long history of working to ensure a fair marketplace for L.A. County residents.

Get Your Family back on track after COVID-19. Get Ahead LA
GET AHEAD LA

DCBA can connect you to free financial resources: rental or food assistance, financial counseling, and more. There are programs that can help you get ahead.

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FORECLOSURE PREVENTION

Homeowners: Find out how DCBA’s Foreclosure Prevention experts can help you explore all of your options to keep you in your home.

Flex Your Defense Against COVID-19
FLEX YOUR DEFENSE

All residents ages 5 and older who live or work in LA County can get a COVID-19 vaccination for free. Visit VaccinateLACounty.com.

SCAM ALERT

Fraudsters constantly develop new scams to steal money from consumers and violate their rights. Education and awareness are the best tools to combat consumer fraud. Check this page regularly to learn about recent scams and how to avoid them.

AVOID COVID-19 TESTING FRAUD

As demand for COVID-19 tests reaches an all-time high, DCBA and LA County reminds consumers to use caution and good consumer safety practices when seeking a testing site or at-home testing kit. Learn how to protect your money and personal information.

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REPORT PRICE GOUGING

Report price gouging as you witness it in your community. From water to cleaning products, the Stop Price Gouging tool guides you through the process of filing a complaint and creating a profile so you can check the status your case.

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DCBA Stories: Health is (Recovered) Wealth

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DCBA Stories is an ongoing series of articles showcasing the many ways the staff of the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs answer the call to help the people of Los Angeles County. You may have heard the adage, “Health is Wealth”. But for one LA County consumer, the cost of good health was unbelievably…

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DCBA Stories: Providing Hope

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DCBA Stories is an ongoing series of articles showcasing the many ways the staff of the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs answer the call to help the people of Los Angeles County. The Department of Consumer and Business Affairs has led the way in government sector service for and partnership with immigrant and undocumented…

DCBA Stories: Getting a Small Landlord a Bit of Relief

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DCBA Stories is an ongoing series of articles showcasing the many ways the staff of the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs answer the call to help the people of Los Angeles County. The Department of Consumer and Business Affairs has a long history of helping tenants and landlords resolve their issues. A local property…

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