Jumaane Williams is the Public Advocate for New York City.

The Public Advocate:

  • Reviews and investigates complaints about City services
  • Assesses whether agencies are responsive to the public
  • Recommends improvements in agency programs and complaint handling

You must schedule an appointment to visit in person.


Learn more about the Public Advocate.

Contact the Public Advocate.

By Email

Send a message to reception@advocate.nyc.gov.

By Fax

(212) 669-4701

By Phone

Call 311 or 212-NEW-YORK (212-639-9675) for assistance.

By Mail or In Person

Office of the Public Advocate
1 Centre Street, 15th Floor
New York, NY 10007

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