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.


The Department of Consumer Protection is in the process of updating manuals and publications useful to consumers and professionals. We’re also developing new publications based on current events and market demand. Below are out most recent publications that you may find helpful:


Advertising Guidelines for Homemaker Companion Agencies (March 2022)

A Guide To Pursuing A Career in the Trades (April 2021)

Common Languages by County in the State of Connecticut (July 2020)

Prescribing Controlled Substances in the State of Connecticut (March 2020)

Cottage Food in Connecticut: A Guide for Cottage Food Operators
(August 2018)

Starting a Charitable Organization in Connecticut (March 2018)

Homemaker Companion Agencies: A Guide for Consumers (Oct. 2017)

Back in the Driver’s Seat: CT’s Lemon Law Automobile Dispute Settlement Program (Sept. 2017)

Solar Panel Buyer's Guide (August 2017)

Flame Retardants in Children’s Products (May 2017)

Home Improvement & New Home Construction in Connecticut (March 2017)

Student Loan Repayment Guides (January 2016)