To protect the health and safety of the public and our employees, DCP employees will no longer be at 450 Columbus Blvd. Please do not send mail. We recommend using our online services, or sending an email to the appropriate division/person instead. Phone lines will have limited support, and voicemails will be returned when possible. 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:


Language Data for 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)