Civil Rights Resources

Other Government Agencies

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing: The State Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) is the state agency charged with enforcing California’s civil rights laws. The mission of the DFEH is to protect the people of California from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, businesses, and state-funded programs, and from bias-motivated violence and human trafficking. Learn more here.

United States Department of Justice Civil Rights Division: The Federal DOJ Civil Rights Division enforces federal laws that protect you from discrimination based on your race, color, national origin, disability status, sex, religion, familial status, or loss of other constitutional rights. Learn more here. 

United States Department of Education Office of Civil Rights: The Office for Civil Rights enforces several Federal civil rights laws that prohibit discrimination in programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance from the Department of Education. It is the mission of the Office for Civil Rights to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights. Learn more here.

United States Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights: The U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights enforces laws against discrimination based on race, color, national origin, disability, age, sex, and religion by certain health care and human services providers and health insurance plans. Learn more here.

Housing

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Housing Rights Center

LA County Development Authority and Fair Housing Rights

HUD Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Complaint Portal

Los Angeles LGBT Center - Social Services and Housing

LA LGBT Senior Housing - Triangle Square

HCID File a Complaint

HRC What is Fair Housing Brochure

HRC Familial Status Discrimination Brochure

Housing Rights for People with Disabilities

HRC Sexual Oritnetation Discrimination Brochure

HCID Services for Low-Income Seniors and People with Disabilities

Legal Aid

City Attorney Mediation & Dispute Resolution

Homeless Criminal Record Clearing Program

LA LGBT Legal Services

LA LGBT Legal Clinic

Employment

California Department of Fair Employment and Housing

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Los Angeles Office

Commerce

LA LGBT Transgender Economic Empowerment Project

Health

Free & Low Cost Health Clinics Throughout Los Angeles