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Consumer Education

Programs that utilize a wide variety of informational materials and techniques to increase the public's awareness of their rights and responsibilities as consumers of goods and services. The services may include information concerning federal and state consumer protection laws and regulatory agencies; advice regarding comparison shopping, use of consumer reports and buying guides, and other practices that help consumers make informed decisions and avoid problems before they occur; and education regarding the steps that need to be taken to resolve problems with unfair credit practices, defective products, shoddy repairs or workmanship or incompetent services.

Found 6 resources (displaying 6)

Thru: Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York

Eligibility:
None.
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Better Business Bureau of Upstate New York

100 Bryant Woods South
Buffalo, NY

Hours:
M-TH 9:00AM-12:00PM, 1:00PM-4:00PM.

Thru: New York State Division of Consumer Protection

Eligibility:
None.
Languages:
Spanish., Spanish
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New York State Division of Consumer Protection

99 Washington Avenue
Suite 640
Albany, NY

Thru: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County

Eligibility:
Must reside in area served.
Languages:
Spanish
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Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County

2449 Saint Paul Boulevard
Rochester, NY

Thru: Empire State Consumer Project

Eligibility:
Members and volunteers may not work for any business in a policy-making position. Volunteers must not engage in partisan politics.
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Empire State Consumer Project

50 Landsdowne Lane
Rochester, NY

Thru: Lifespan of Greater Rochester

Eligibility:
Call for information.
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Lifespan of Greater Rochester

1900 S Clinton Avenue
Rochester, NY

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