Complaints & Help Phone Numbers

New York City 

For all complaints and inquires to city agencies Call 311. This includes : 

  • Asbestos disturbance
  • Blocked fire exits
  • Drinking water contamination
  • Exposed electrical wires
  • Fire prevention
  • Lack of heat
  • Lack of hot water
  • Sever back-up
  • Rat bites
  • Rat infestation
  • Toxic spills
  • Toxic fumes

New York State

Attorney General (Law Dept.)

  • Environmental Protection Bureau Violation of the right-to-know law - (212) 416-844

Department of Environmental Conservation

  • Office of public health hotline information and assistance on pesticides and other occupational health problems - 1-800-458-1158

Department of Labor

  • Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau 
    •  (212) 352-6116 fax (212) 352-6136

Federal

Environmental Protection Agency

  • Asbestos and lead (hotline) 
    • 1-800-368-5888
  • Safe drinking water (hotline)
    •  1-800-426-4791
  • Hazardous and solid waste (hotline)
    •  1-800-424-8802
  • Regional Administrator
    •  (212) 637-5000
  • Division of enforcement and compliance assistance
    •  (212) 637-4000
  • Hazardous waste compliance
    •  (212) 637-4151 
  • The emergency response division director
    • (212) 637-4392

Department of Health and Human Resources

  • Regional Director 
    •  (212) 264-4600 
  • Public Health Service -
    • (212) 264-2561

NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

  • Health Hazard Evaluations 
    • 1-800-424-8802 

Department of Transportation and Coast Guard

  • National Response Center Chemical release, oil spills 
    •  1-800-424-8802
  • Pollution response and prevention 9:00AM - 5:00pm 
    •  (718) 354 - 4248
  • Pollution response and prevention After 5:00pm
    • (718)  354 - 4121

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About Us

Social Service Employees Union Local 371 is part of District Council 37 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO.

Contact Details

Union Office: 212-677-3900Grievances: 212-677-4414 Dental Office: 212-473-4700 Welfare Fund: 212-777-9000

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