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Report a Civil Rights Violation

If you believe your civil rights, or someone else’s, have been violated, submit a report using our online form.

Make a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request

For FOIA requests, visit Civil Rights FOIA.

Submit a Media Inquiry

If you are a member of the media, contact the Office of Public Affairs with your request.

Request a Speaker

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Mailing Address and Phone Number

U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Office of the Assistant Attorney General, Main
Washington, D.C. 20530

Telephone Number for the General Public

(202) 514-3847
Telephone Device for the Deaf
(TTY) (202) 514-0716

Language Assistance Services

Please let us know if you have trouble understanding English or need help communicating with the Civil Rights Division. Ask for an interpreter or if translated material is available when you contact us. If you can, please tell us your language (or dialect).

Availability of Language Assistance Services   (English)
توافر خدمات المساعدة اللغوية – قسم الحقوق المدنية   (Arabic)
语言协助服务现成可用   (Simplified Chinese)
語言協助服務現成可用   (Traditional Chinese)
Magagamit na Mga Paglilingkod Ukol sa Tulong na Pangwikain — Sangay sa Mga Karapatang Sibil   (Filipino)
Disponibilité de services d'aide linguistique   (French)
[언어 지원 서비스 이용 – 인권국   (Korean)
Disponibilidade de Serviços de Assistência Linguística – Divisão dos Direitos Civis   (Portuguese)
Управление по делам о нарушениях гражданских прав   (Russian)
Disponibilidad de servicios de asistencia lingüística   (Spanish)
Sự Sẵn Sàng của Dịch Vụ Hỗ Trợ Ngôn Ngữ   (Vietnamese)

Updated May 5, 2023