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Federal Agencies

DOJ Civil Rights Division Enforcing federal statutes that prohibit exclusion and discrimination.

DOJ Violence Against Women Office Handles the Department's legal and policy issues about violence against women.

Department of Agriculture The USDA oversees the Food Stamp program and other nutrition programs, as well as the Rural Housing Program.

Department of Health and Human Services The federal agency overseeing health and human service programs.

Department of Justice Represents the federal government and enforces federal laws. Includes FBI, Attorney General, and Civil Rights.

Department of Labor Covers employment, unemployment compensation, Workforce Investment Act, workplace safety and discrimination issues.

Department of Veterans Affairs Responsible for providing federal benefits to veterans and their dependents. Operates nationwide programs of health care, financial assistance and national cemeteries for veterans and dependents.

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Enforces employment discrimination laws.

Federal Communications Commission The FCC is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable.

Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for federal programs that promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.

Federal Trade Commission The Federal Trade Commission federal antitrust and consumer protection laws.

HHS Administration for Familes and Children Oversees Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) program, child care, child support enforcement, child abuse and neglect, etc.

HHS Administration on Aging

HUD Client Information and Policy Page HUD's official repository of policies, procedures, announcements, and other materials.

Immigration and Naturalization Service The Immigration and Naturalization Service is a Federal agency within the US Department of Justice (DOJ) that administers the nation's immigration laws.

Internal Revenue Service The Internal Revenue Service is the nation's tax collection agency and administers the Internal Revenue Code enacted by Congress.

Library of Congress

Medicare Home Page "Official" medicare home page of the Unitied States Department of Health and Human Services.

National Labor Relations Board Enforces National Labor Relations Act. Conducts secret-ballot elections to determine whether employees want union representation and investigates and remedies unfair labor practices by employers and unions.

Social Security Administration Includes information about Social Security retirement and disability benefits.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service: Food Stamp Program Information about the Food Stamp Program.

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