Information for Individuals Seeking Legal Help
If you believe you have been the victim of a civil rights violation and are seeking legal help, please click on the links below to obtain legal assistance:
- PHRC: The Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission enforces Pennsylvania state laws that prohibit discrimination in employment, housing, commercial property, education and public accommodations. If you believe you have experienced illegal discrimination, you have the right to file a complaint with the Commission. Please see their website for more information: http://www.phrc.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/phrc_home/18970.
- PCHR: The Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations enforces City civil rights laws, and investigates claims of unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations. Please see their website for information on filing a complaint of illegal discrimination: http://www.phila.gov/humanrelations/index.html.
- Further Resources: For information on a wide variety of organizations that provide legal assistance to victims of unlawful discrimination, please visit Philadelphia VIP’s Online Legal Resources:http://www.phillyvip.org/content/online-legal-resources#Employment.