Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission - Philadelphia - Discrimination Assistance

Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission - Philadelphia Regional Office

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General Information
Description of ServiceReceives and processes complaints of alleged discrimination, including but not limited to, discrimination in employment, housing, education, public accommodations and lending. In addition, familial status is a protected class in the area of housing.

To File a Complaint:
Complaints must be filed with the PHRC Regional Office serving your county as listed below.
Harrisburg Regional Office
Riverfront Office Center, 5th Floor
1101-1125 South Front Street
Harrisburg, PA 17104-2515
(717) 787-9784
(717) 787-7279 TTY users only

Publishes a brochure on recognition and prevention of sexual harassment in the workplace. Whenever ANY question arises, please refer directly to the Human Relations Commission for determination. Client needs to be able to prove discrimination to the Human Relations Commission. If the Human Relations Commission accepts the claim, the employer, landlord, whoever claim is brought against, must then prove that they HAVE NOT discriminated. Has the legal authority to hold public hearings, issue orders, and take its decisions to court.
The Commission also publishes brochures on Interviewing, Effective Disciplinary Action,Effective Performance and Employment Information and Resources for Employees with Disabilities.
Geographical AreaBucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia
Intake Procedureby appointment, telephone, website
Client Information
Languages SpokenEnglish, Spanish
EligibilityIndividuals with employment discrimination problems
Click here to see a map of PA counties and the PA Human Relations Commission regional offices that serve them.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsNo Fee
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
Contact's Phone 215-560-2496
Physical Site Address 1 110 North 8th Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 501
Physical Site City, State, Zip Philadelphia, PA 19107
Main Phone 215-560-2496
TDD Phone 215-560-3599
Fax 215-560-3682
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission
Affiliated Program: Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission - Philadelphia Regional Office
This Service: Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission - Philadelphia - Discrimination Assistance
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Constitutional/Civil Rights Groups (TD-1600.3100-160)
Discrimination Assistance (FT-1800)