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Program Integrity

What is Program Integrity?

Improving stewardship of federal money by reducing recipient fraud, reducing retailer fraud, ensuring accurate eligibility determinations, and reducing improper payments.

Report suspicious nutrition assistance fraud (including retailer fraud) to the USDA Office of the Inspector General.

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Submit a Complaint (800) 424-9121
(202) 690-1622
(202) 690-1202 (TDD)
USDA
Office of Inspector General
PO Box 23399
Washington, DC 20026-3399
 
Use the following chart to report nutrition assistance fraud in your state.
State
Phone
Email/Website
Alabama (334) 242-1700 fs@dhr.alabama.gov
https://dhr.alabama.gov/quick-links/
Alaska (907) 269-1050 fraud_allegations@alaska.gov
Arizona (800) 251-2436
(855) 777-8590
https://des.az.gov/how-do-i/report-suspected-fraud
Arkansas (800) 422-6641
(501) 682-8849
http://humanservices.arkansas.gov/hotlines
California (800) 344-8477 FraudHotline@dss.ca.gov
http://www.cdss.ca.gov/Complaints
Colorado (877) 934-6361 CDHSaudits@state.co.us 
https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdhs/report-fraud
Connecticut (800) 842-2155 clientfraud.dss@ct.gov
http://www.ct.gov/dss/cwp/view.asp?a=2353&Q=421878
Delaware (800) 847-3333
(800) 273-9500
http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dms/arms/reportfraud.html
Florida (866) 762-2237 https://www.dcf.state.fl.us/programs/pbi/fraud/
Georgia (877) 423-4746 https://dhs.georgia.gov/webform/dhs-oig-fraud-and-abuse-reporting-form
Guam (671) 735-7353
(671) 735-7344
 
Hawaii (808) 587-8444  
Idaho (800) 926-2588
(866) 635-7515
welfraud@dhw.idaho.gov
Illinois (800) 453-7283
(800) 843-6154
https://www.illinois.gov/hfs/oig/Pages/ReportFraud.aspx
Indiana (800) 403-0864 ReportFraud@fssa.IN.gov
https://www.in.gov/fssa/2385.htm
Iowa (800) 831-1394
(877) 347-5678
Investigations@dia.iowa.gov
https://dia.iowa.gov/investigations-divison
Kansas (800) 432-3913
(888) 369-4777
https://dcfforms.dcf.ks.gov/GC/Pages/FraudForm.aspx
Kentucky (800) 372-2970  
Louisiana (888) 524-3578 DCFS.Fraud@la.gov
http://www.dcfs.louisiana.gov/index.cfm?md=pagebuilder&tmp=home&pid=135
Maine (866) 348-1129 https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/about/contact/fraud-reporting-form
Maryland (800) 332-6347 http://dhr.maryland.gov/office-of-the-inspector-general/welfare-fraud-complaint-form/
Massachusetts (800) 372-8399
(866) 950-3663
Infoline@SAO.state.ma.us
Michigan (800) 222-8558 http://www.michigan.gov/reportwelfarefraud
Minnesota (800) 627-9977 https://fraudhotline.dhs.mn.gov/
Mississippi (800) 299-6905 Snap.Fraud@mdhs.ms.gov
Missouri (877) 770-8055 DLS.ReportFraud@dss.mo.gov
http://dss.mo.gov/dls/public-assistance-fraud-form.htm
Montana (800) 201-6308 oroussan@mt.gov
Nebraska Lincoln & Greater Nebraska:
(402) 471-9375
Omaha:
(402) 595-3789
DHHS.InvestigationsSIU@nebraska.gov
Nevada (702) 486-1646
(702) 486-1875
https://dwss.nv.gov/Home/Features/ReportWelfareFraudInNV/
New Hampshire (603) 271-9258 https://www.dhhs.nh.gov/oii/investigations/index.htm
New Jersey (800) 792-9773 DFD.PAIU@dhs.state.nj.us 
New Mexico (800) 228-4802
New York (518) 402-0125 shared.mailbox9@otda.ny.gov
http://otda.ny.gov/resources/welfare-fraud/
North Carolina (866) 719-0141  
North Dakota (800) 472-2622 dhseo@nd.gov
Ohio (866) 635-3748 http://jfs.ohio.gov/Fraud/index.stm
Oklahoma (800) 784-5887
(405) 522-5880
OIGFraud2@okdhs.org
http://www.okdhs.org/aboutus/exec/pages/rptfraud.aspx#compare
Oregon (888) 372-8301 https://aix-xweb1p.state.or.us/es_xweb/OPR_Fraud_Ref/index.cfm?act=evt.subm_web
Pennsylvania (800) 932-0582 https://www.osig.pa.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Puerto Rico (PR) (Within territory) 311
(Outside) 1-787-877-0101
 
Rhode Island (401) 574-8175
(401) 574-8221
http://www.omb.ri.gov/internal-audit/fraud/form.php
http://www.dhs.ri.gov/Fraud/ReportFraud.php
South Carolina (800) 616-1309 https://dss.sc.gov/about/fraud/
South Dakota (605) 773-3653
(800) 765-7867
https://dss.sd.gov/keyresources/benefitfraud/benefitreportform.aspx
Tennessee (800) 241-2629 InspectorGeneral.DHS@tn.gov
Texas (800) 436-6184
(512) 973-9203
https://oig.hhsc.texas.gov/report-fraud
Utah (800) 955-2210 wsinv@utah.gov
Vermont (800) 479-6151  
Virgin Islands (340) 715-6973
(340) 774-2399
 
Virginia (800) 552-3431 citizen.services@dss.virginia.gov
Washington (800) 562-6906
(888) 436-6392
https://wadshs.libera.com/Sys7CMSPortal-FCMS-WA/fraud/report.aspx
Washington D.C. (800) 521-1639
(202) 673-4464
(202) 724-8477
oprmi@dc.gov
http://dhs.dc.gov/page/fraud
West Virginia (307) 777-5352
(304) 558-1970
http://www.wvdhhr.org/oig/
Wisconsin (877) 865-3432
(800) 362-3002
https://www.reportfraud.wisconsin.gov/rptfrd/default.aspx
https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/fraud/index.htm
Wyoming (307) 777-3526  
01/15/2021