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Last updated March 16, 2022. For current information, go to dcba.lacounty.gov.
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the way we live, travel, and spend money. The Department of Consumer and Business Affairs is here to help. All of our services are free.
OFFICES CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
DCBA’s new Downtown Los Angeles Headquarters at the Hall of Records, our office at the East Los Angeles County Hall, and our branch office at the Lancaster Library are now temporarily closed. Reach out to us by telephone on online to receive service from DCBA.
ONLINE AND TELEPHONE SERVICES
If you need help from the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, please call DCBA at (800) 593-8222.
Counselors are available Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
You can now make an appointment to receive service by phone. A DCBA counselor will call you back at your selected time
You also can report suspected price gouging online at stoppricegouging.dcba.lacounty.gov.
FREE WEBINARS: Check our calendars for upcoming events:
- Renters: StayHousedLA workshops
- Homeowners: Help For Homeowners Series
- Small Claims Court litigants: Small Claims virtual forums
- Center for Financial Empowerment: CFE COVID Conversations
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