Visit USA.Gov to find the latest information and contingency plans for the federal agencies.
The Office of Management and Budget lists the government agencies and their contingency plans.
The government can be contacted by telephone. Be prepared to wait.
Call toll-free at 1- 800-FED-INFO (1-800-333-4636) for answers to government questions. This phone number will continue to operate during the government shutdown, 8 AM – 8 PM, Monday through Friday (Eastern Time).