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ADA Grievance

Employment

If you believe that you have been discriminated against because of your disability at work or in applying for a job, you should file your complaint directly with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), which has the primary authority to investigate complaints of employment discrimination. EEOC does not accept complaints over the telephone or online.

Filing in Person - You may file a complaint at the Fresno Local EEOC office:

Fresno Local Office
Location: Robert E. Coyle Federal Courthouse
2500 Tulare Street, Suite 2601
Fresno, CA 93721
(800) 669-4000
(559) 487-5053 (fax)
(800) 669-6820 (TTY)
(844) 234-5122 (ASL Videophone)

By Mail - You may file a complaint by sending a letter to:

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
131 M Street, NE
Washington, DC 20507

The letter should include the following information:

  • Your name, address, and telephone number
  • The name, address and telephone number of the employer (or employment agency or union)
  • A short description of the discrimination
  • The date of the discrimination that took place
  • Your signature (if you don't sign the letter, EEOC will not investigate your complaint.)

Housing

To file your housing-related complaint, please do one of the following:

File an on-line complaint with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Call or Mail your complaint directly to the HUD Regional Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) office for CA
San Francisco Regional Office of FHEO
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
One Samsome Street, Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104
(415) 489-6524
(800) 347-3739
(415) 436-6594 (TTY)
ComplaintsOffice09@hud.gov

Airlines

To file a complaint about the accessibility of airplanes or airline services, send your complaint directly to the U.S. Department of Transportation, which enforces the Air Carrier Access Act.

Business or Entity other than the City of Fresno

These are the recommended steps to file a complaint against a business or entity other than the City of Fresno:

  1. Advocate and/or file a complaint in writing directly to the business or entity
  2. File a complaint with the California Office of Civil Rights
  3. File an ADA complaint with the Department of Justice

Fresno Area Express or Handy Ride

Americans with Disabilities Act Discrimination Complaint Form

This form may be used by anyone who wishes to file a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in the provision of services, activities, programs, or benefits by the City of Fresno. The City of Fresno does not investigate complaints of discrimination by other government entities or businesses.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required. If you wish to send attachments, you may include them at the end of this form.

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Person Discriminated Against (if other than the complainant)
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Discriminatory Incident
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