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Congressional Quarterly's Washington Information Directory (202) 887-8500 lists the departments and agencies of the federal government, congressional committees, and private, nonprofit organizations in the nation's capital. Each chapter covers a broad subject area, such as health, energy, or science. Entries include the name, address, and telephone number of the organization; the name and title of the best person to contact for information; and a brief description of the work performed by the organization.

 

Consumer Product Safety Commission
Washington, DC 20207
(301) 504-0580

Environmental Protection Agency 401 M Street, SW Washington, DC 20460 (202) 260-4454
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs 1801 L Street, NW Washington, DC 20507 (202) 663-4900, or (800) 669-4000 (to contact local EEOC office)
Federal Communications Commission 1919 M Street, NW Washington, DC 20554 (202) 418-0200
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 550 17th Street, NW Washington, DC 20429 (202) 393-8400
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 941 N. Capitol Street, NE Washington, DC 20426 (202) 208-1371
Federal Reserve System 20th and C Streets, NW Washington, DC 20551 (202) 452-3215
Federal Trade Commission 6th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20580 (202) 326-2222
Food and Drug Administration 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 (301) 443-3170
Immigration and Naturalization Service U.S. Dept. of Justice 425 I Street, NW, Room 7116 Washington, DC 20536 (800) 755-0777
Interstate Commerce Commission 12th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20423 (202) 927-7600
National Credit Union Administration 1775 Duke Street Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 518-6300
National Labor Relations Board 1099 14th Street, NW Washington, DC 20570 (202) 273-1000
National Transportation Safety Board 490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW Washington, DC 20594 (202) 382-6600
Occupational Safety and Health Administration 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 (202) 219-8148
Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Office of Coverage and Inquiries 1200 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 (202) 3264000
Resolution Trust Corporation 801 17th St., NW Washington, DC 20434 (202) 416-6900
Securities and Exchange Commission 450 5th Street, NW Washington, DC 20549 (202) 942-8088
Small Business Administration 409 3rd Street, SW Washington, DC 20416 (202) 205-7717, or (800) 827-5722 or (202) 205-7701 for recorded information
United States International Trade Commission 500 E Street, SW Washington, DC 20436 (202) 205-2000
U.S. Postal Service (Current Rates, Fees, and Services) 475 L'Enfant Plaza, SW Washington, DC 20260 (202) 268-2000
Other Useful Federal Offices:
Bureau of Export Administration (Commerce Dept.)
E? O. Box 273
Washington, DC 20044
(202) 482-4811
Economic Development Administration(Commerce Dept.)
14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20230
(202) 482-2000

Patent and Trademark Office (Commerce Dept.) Washington, DC 20231 (703) 3084357, or (703) 557-4636 for recorded information
Trade Regulation Enforcement (Federal Trade Commission) Enforcement Division 6th Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20580 (202) 326-2000
Office for Civil Rights (Health and Human Services.) 330 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20201 (202) 619-0585
Public Health Service (Health and Human Services Dept.) 5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20857 (301) 443-2403
Social Security Administration (Health and Human Services Dept.) 6401 Security Boulevard Baltimore, Ml) 21235 (410) 965-7700 or (800) 772-1213
Government National Mortgage Association (Housing and Urban Development Dept.) 451 7th Street, SW Washington, DC 20410 (202) 708-0980
Employment Standards Administration (Labor Dept.) 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 (202) 219-8743
Employment and Training Administration (Labor Dept.) 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 (202) 219-6871
Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration (Labor Dept.) 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 (202) 219-8776
Veterans' Employment and Training Services (Labor Dept.) 200 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20210 (202) 219-9116
Internal Revenue Service (Treasury Dept.) 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20224 (800) 829-1040
United States Customs Service (Treasury Dept.) 1301 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20229 (202) 927-2095

Hotlines: Small Business Administration Answer Desk (202) 205-7717, or (800) 827-5722 or (202) 205-7701 for recorded information
Small Business Export/Import Advisory Service (800) 565-3946