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California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

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General Agency Information
Name: California Department of Fair Employment and Housing
Alternate Name(s): DFEH
Contact Information
Toll Free: 800-884-1684
TDD/TDY: 800-700-2320
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 8-4
Description: The DFEH receives and investigates discrimination complaints in its five district offices throughout the California. The district offices handle employment, housing, public accommodations, and hate violence cases, along with a special investigations unit which focuses on systemic discrimination cases statewide. In addition, there are three legal offices which prosecute cases. The DFEH routinely provides technical assistance to employers, business establishments and housing providers regarding their responsibilities under the law. The Department is part of the Business Consumer Services and Housing Agency and is administered by a Director appointed by the Governor.
Mission: The mission of the Department of Fair Employment and Housing is to protect Californians from employment, housing and public accommodation discrimination, and hate violence.
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Languages other than English: We Service All Languages
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Eligibility: See Description Notes
Fees: None
Areas Served: California
Physical Location: Fremont
Subject Headings
Subject Headings: Discrimination Assistance
Employment Discrimination Assistance
Government Agencies
Hate Crimes Prevention
Housing Discrimination Assistance
This agency was last updated on April 3, 2020.