To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, DCP has limited on-site staffing at 450 Columbus Blvd. While mail and phone calls will be processed as quickly as possible, we recommend using our online services, or sending an email to the appropriate division/person instead. We apologize for any inconvenience.

History of the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection

From the establishment of the Dairy and Food Commission in 1886 to the creation of the free-standing Department of Consumer Protection in 1959 and continuing on into the 21st century, Connecticut has stood at the forefront of consumer protection matters. This history is merely an overview, not intended as a definitive compilation of all events.