Filing A Complaint

Overview

If you believe that you or an individual that you or your organization represents has been discriminated against because of your race, color, or national origin, including limited English proficiency (LEP), by programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance, you may contact the Federal Coordination and Compliance Section. If you believe that you or an individual that you or your organization represents has been be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination on the basis of your sex by any education program or activity receiving federal financial assistance, you may contact the Federal Coordination and Compliance Section.

Below are several formats of the Federal Coordination and Compliance Section complaint and consent /release form.  If you wish to file a complaint, please print out the complaint and consent /release form, fill them out, retain a copy for your files, and mail both documents to the postal address below.

The Federal Coordination and Compliance Section Does Not Accept Complaints Submitted Electronically.

Contact Information

Please mail the complaint to the following address:

Federal Coordination and Compliance Section - NWB
Civil Rights Division
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C.  20530

 

Our phone numbers, if you need assistance, are:

(888) 848-5306 - English and Spanish (ingles y español)
(202) 307-2222 (voice)
(202) 307-2678 (TDD)

Complaint Forms

English: Complaint and Consent/Release Form - English (PDF) (Word)

Español: Formulario de Denuncia / Formulario de Consentimiento (PDF)

Chinese: 投訴表 / 投訴人同意書/授權協議書 (PDF)

Korean: 이의 제기 양식 / 이의 제기자 정보 공개 동의서

Vietnamese: MẪU ĐƠN KHIẾU NẠI / MẪU CHẤP THUẬN/TIẾT LỘ THÔNG TIN CỦA NGƯỜI KHIẾU NẠI

This page was last updated on June 25, 2014

Updated August 14, 2015