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DIRECTORY OF TOLL FREE NUMBERS FOR SERVICES PROVIDED BY NYS GOVERNMENT
These "800, 866, 877 & 888" numbers are inward dialed WATS (Wide Area Telephone Service) lines which permit calls to be made with no charge to the calling party from within a service area selected by the State agency.
The following pages list the State agencies and the "800, 866, 877 & 888" numbers which provide toll free or free local usage for incoming intrastate calls. Numbers listed serve a statewide location unless otherwise noted.


AGENCY/SERVICE TEL#
Aging, Office for the
 Senior Citizens Hotline

1-800-342-9871
Agriculture and Markets, Department of
 Information

1-800-554-4501
Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services, Office of
 Client Advocacy

1-800-553-5790
 Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Information 1-800-482-9564
 Gambling Information 1-877-846-7369
 Substance Abuse and Alcohol Information 1-877-846-7369
Canal Corporation
 200 Southern Blvd., Albany 12201

1-800-422-6254
Children and Family Services, Office of
 Abandoned Infant Hotline

1-866-505-7233
 Day Care Complaint Hotline 1-800-732-5207
 NYS Parent Connection 1-800-345-5437
 SCR (Child Abuse) 1-800-342-3720
Consumer Protection Board, State (See Dept. of State)
 Consumer Information & Complaints

1-800-697-1220
 Do Not Call Telemarketing Registry 1-866-622-5569
Court Administration, Office of
 Court Link Information

1-800-COURT-NY
 EEO Opportunity Line 1-800-EEO-HELP
 NYS Juror Hotline 1-800-NY-JUROR
 Unified Court System Job Postings 1-800-654-5578
 Unified Court System Test Examination Information 1-800-578-JOBS
Credit Union, State Employees Federal (SEFCU)
 SEFCU Headquarters

1-800-727-3328
 SEFCU Headquarters - Administration (calling from outside NY) 1-866-733-2880
Criminal Justice Services, Division of
 Criminal Justice Services, Division of

1-800-262-3257
 Missing Persons Clearinghouse 1-800-346-3543
Deferred Compensation Plan, New York State
 Helpline

1-800-422-8463
Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
 NYS Developmental Disabilities Planning Council

1-800-395-3372
Education Department
 Albany District Office

1-800-272-5448
 Binghamton District Office 1-800-888-5010
 Elmira District Office 1-800-888-5020
 Hauppauge District Office 1-800-441-0320
 Malone District Office 1-800-882-2803
 New York State Talking Book and Braille Library 1-800-342-3688
 Office of Professional Discipline 1-800-442-8106
 Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities (VESID) 1-800-222-JOBS
 Rochester District Office 1-800-462-0178
 Syracuse District Office 1-800-782-6164
 Utica District Office 1-800-624-6206
 White Plains District Office 1-800-258-3743
Elections, State Board of
 Campaign Finance Information

1-800-458-3453
 Voter Registration Information 1-800-367-8683
Empire State Development
 Business Development Information

1-800-STATE-NY
 Vacation Information 1-800-CALL-NYS
Environmental Conservation, Department of
 Belleayre Mountain Ski Area

1-800-942-6904
 Camping Reservations 1-800-456-CAMP
 Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) 1-866-697-2931
 Deer Management Hotline (Aug. - Dec.) 1-800-472-4332
 ECO/Forest Ranger Dispatch 1-877-457-5680
 Environmental Justice 1-866-229-0497
 Game Harvest Report Line 1-866-426-3778
 Hazardous Waste Annual Report Info 1-800-452-1925
 Hazardous Waste Sites Info Line 1-800-342-9296
 HIP Certification (Migratory Game Birds) 1-888-427-5447
 Hunting License Sales 1-866-472-4332
 NY Firewood Information 1-866-640-0652
 Oil & Chemical Spill Reporting (24hr Hotline) 1-800-457-7362
 Ozone Information Hotline 1-800-535-1345
 Pesticides Reporting 1-800-457-0110
 Regulatory Fee Billing Info 1-800-225-2566
 Regulatory Fee Dispute Line 1-800-544-5252
 Small Quantity Generators of Hazardous Waste/Household Hazardous Waste 1-800-462-6553
 Sportsman Education 1-888-486-8332
 Subscription Adjustment Number for Conservationist Magazine 1-800-678-6399
 Turn In Poachers & Polluters 1-800-TIPP-DEC
 Water Well (Well Drillers) 1-877-472-2619
Environmental Facilities Corporation, New York State
 Financial Assistance to Business Program

1-800-200-2200
 NYS Revolving Loan Fund 1-800-882-9721
 Small Business Assistance Program 1-800-780-7227
Financial Services, Department of
 ATM Safety Compliance

1-877-226-5697
 Consumer Information and Complaints 1-877-226-5697
 Consumer Services 1-800-342-3736
 Consumer Services (multilingual) 1-800-218-8222
 Credit Card Information 1-800-518-8866
 External Appeal Information Line 1-800-400-8882
 Healthy NY 1-866-432-5849
 Holocaust Claims Processing Office 1-800-695-3318
 Insurance Frauds Hotline 1-888-372-8369
 Long Term Care 1-888-697-7582
 Mortgage Banking Information 1-877-226-5697
General Services, Office of
 Design & Construction Plans and Specifications

1-877-647-7526
Health, Department of
 (Non Business Hours)

1-866-881-2809
 Adult Home Complaint Hotline 1-866-893-6772
 AIDS Counseling & Testing Hotline (Mon.- Fri. 2pm-8pm. Sat. & Sun. 10am-6pm.) 1-800-872-2777
 AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) 1-800-542-2437
 AIDS Hotline - General Information (English) 1-800-541-2437
 AIDS Hotline - General Information (Spanish) 1-800-233-7432
 Child Health Plus 1-800-698-4543
 Environmental Health & Radon Information Line 1-800-458-1158
 EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage) Fraud & Abuse 1-800-542-0424
 EPIC (Elderly Pharmaceutical Insurance Coverage) Participant Help Line 1-800-332-3742
 Growing Up Healthy Hotline 1-800-522-5006
 HEALTHCOM Information and Services (HIAS) 1-800-638-3808
 Home Health Care Complaint Hotline 1-800-628-5972
 Hospital Complaint Hotline 1-800-804-5447
 Nursing Home Complaint Hotline 1-888-201-4563
 Office of Managed Care Complaints 1-800-206-8125
 Office of Professional Medical Conduct Complaints 1-800-663-6114
Higher Education Services Corporation
 Bureau of Collection Control

1-800-666-0991
 Grants and Scholarships 1-888-697-4372
 Guaranteed Student Loan Programs 1-888-697-4372
 Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) 1-888-697-4372
Homeland Security and Emergency Services, Division of
 OFPC Burn Line

1-800-345-5811
Housing and Community Renewal, Division of
 Ask DHCR

1-866-275-3427
 Manufactured Home Hotline 1-800-432-4210
 Mitchell Lama Complaint Line 1-866-463-7753
Housing Finance Agency, New York State
 SONYMA Mortgage Programs

1-800-382-HOME
Human Rights, State Division of
 AIDS Discrimination Issues

1-800-523-AIDS
 DHR Emergency Info Line 1-800-714-7401
 Office of Sexual Harassment Issues 1-800-HARASS-3
Information Technology Services, Office of
 Customer Relations

1-866-789-4638
 Directory Assistance 1-877-469-4636
 Statewide Help Desk 1-888-784-4647
Inspector General, Office of the
 To report fraud, corruption or waste in STATE agencies - Inspector General's Hotline

1-800-367-4448
Insurance Fund, State
 Customer Service Center, Binghamton District Office

1-888-875-5790
Interest on Lawyer Account Fund
 Information/Questions

1-800-222-4652
Joint Commission on Public Ethics, New York State
 Investigations Tip Line

1-800-873-8442
Justice Center
 Justice Center Abuse and Neglect Hotline

1-855-373-2122
 Justice Center Information and Referral 1-800-624-4143
Labor, Department of
 FAX Number

1-800-424-8387
 Information Help Line 1-800-447-3992
 Project Trabajo 1-800-848-4949
 Veterans Bill of Rights Hotline 1-800-342-3358
Labor-Management Committees
 Employee Assistance Program Albany Regional Office

1-800-822-0244
 Employee Assistance Program Syracuse Regional Office 1-800-999-3966
 Family Benefits Committee Dependent Care Advantage Account Hotline 1-800-358-7202
Law - Attorney General, Department of
 Charities Registration

1-800-771-7755
 Civil Rights 1-800-771-7755
 Consumer Frauds 1-800-771-7755
 Crime Victims 1-800-771-7755
 Environmental Crimes 1-800-771-7755
 Health Care Bureau 1-800-771-7755
 Health Care Bureau TTY Device Only 1-800-651-7820
 Hearing Impaired TTY Device Only 1-800-788-9898
 Internet Matters 1-800-771-7755
 Investor Protection 1-800-771-7755
 Medicaid Fraud Control Unit 1-800-771-7755
 Real Estate Finance 1-800-771-7755
 Telecommunications & Energy Matters 1-800-771-7755
Law Examiners, Board of
 Bar Exams--NYS ONLY

1-800-342-3335
Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection
 Information

1-800-442-FUND
Legislative Bill Drafting Commission
 Legislative Retrieval System - General Information

1-800-356-6566
 Legislative Retrieval System - Hotline - for bill status (statewide 800#) 1-800-342-9860
Mental Health, Office of
 NYS Office of Mental Health - HelpDesk

1-888-680-1107
Military and Naval Affairs, Division of
 Employee Assistance Help Phone

1-866-308-1744
 Inspector General Hotline 1-800-422-9228
Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, Office of
 NYS Parks Camping/Cabin Reservations

1-800-456-2267
Parole, Division of
 Crime Victim Unit

1-800-639-2650
People with Developmental Disabilities, Office of
 Mental Retardation & DD, Office of

1-866-946-9733
Public Service, Department of
 Alternative Energy Information Line

1-888-697-7728
 Article VII Hotline 1-877-772-2789
 Business Advocacy 1-877-661-9223
 Cable Television 1-800-342-3377
 Consumer Complaints Gas, Electric, Telecommunications & Water 1-800-342-3377
 Consumer Education and Advocacy Consumer Information Line (ASK PSC1) 1-888-275-7721
 Energy Hotline for Gas and Electric Refusal or Turnoff 1-800-342-3355
 Green Power 1-866-476-7697
 Opinion Line 1-888-335-2120
State , Department of
 Athletic Commission

1-866-269-3769
 Authorities Budget Office 1-800-560-1770
 Consumer Protection Help Line 1-800-697-1220
 Local Government 1-800-367-8488
 NYC Watershed 1-877-513-9772
State Comptroller, Office of the
 New York State & Local Retirement System

1-866-805-0990
 Unclaimed Funds 1-800-221-9311
State University of New York
 Small Business Development Center

1-800-732-7232
 State University of Arts and Science, Potsdam Admissions 1-800-451-0005
 System Administration Applications Information 1-800-342-3811
Taxation and Finance, Department of
 Estate Tax

1-518-457-5387
 Income Tax Refunds 1-518-457-5149
 TAC BIZ Information Center 1-518-457-5342
 Tax Forms 1-518-457-5431
 Tax Information 1-518-457-5181
Teachers' Retirement System
 Active Members

1-800-348-7298
 Other than Active Members 1-800-356-3128
 Voice Information Line 1-800-782-0289
Temporary and Disability Assistance, Office of
 Fair Hearings

1-800-342-3334
 Temporary Assistance Hotline 1-800-342-3009
Thruway Authority
 Buffalo Division

1-800-628-4431
 E-Z Pass Service Centers 1-800-333-8655
 Headquarters 1-877-901-2700
 New York Division 1-800-752-4731
 Road Conditions 1-800-847-8929
 Syracuse Division 1-800-462-2556
Transportation, Department of
 Divisible Load, Highway Work, and Special Hauling Permit Information

1-888-783-1685
 Potholes 1-800-768-4653
 Transportation Operation Center (Region 6) Coopers 1-866-880-7354
Veterans' Affairs, Division of
 Information

1-888-838-7697
 Or 1-888-VETS-NYS
Victim Services, Office of
  Office of Victim Services

1-800-247-8035
Welfare Inspector General, Office of the
 Hotline

1-800-367-4448
Workers' Compensation Board
 Advocate for Business

1-800-628-3331
 Advocate for Injured Workers 1-800-580-6665
 Bureau of Compliance 1-800-697-4878
 Disability Benefits 1-800-353-3092
 Disputed Medical Bills 1-800-781-2362
 Enforcement 1-877-611-2399
 Fraud Investigation Unit 1-888-363-6001
 General Information 1-877-632-4996
 Licensed Representatives 1-800-664-2379
 No Insurance 1-800-877-4461
 Office of Appeals 1-877-258-3441