agency noun

ADJ. official | federal, government, public, state | UN | external, independent, outside | commercial, private | voluntary | international, local | multilateral | adoption, advertising, aid, dating, employment, estate, intelligence, marketing, news, press, recruitment, relief, research, travel, etc. | appropriate Details of the problem will be logged by the Help Desk staff who will then contact the appropriate agency.

PREP. through an/the ~ He managed to find a job through an agency. > Note at ORGANIZATION(for verbs)