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Notice

Please be advised that due to the current health situation, EEOC's Field Offices have temporarily stopped conducting in-person intake interviews. If you have previously scheduled in-person intake appointment, your appointment will be changed to a telephone interview. The office will not accept walk-ins at this time.

You are encouraged to visit the EEOC Public Portal (https://publicportal.eeoc.gov/) to schedule an intake appointment by telephone. The system can also be accessed by going directly to our website at https://www.eeoc.gov/.
 

If you are near a filing deadline (at least 180 days but generally 300 days) please call 1-800-669-4000.
 

For individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, you can reach EEOC by videophone at 1-844-234-5122. If you have a disability which prevents you from accessing the Public Portal or you otherwise have difficulty with accessing the portal, please call 1-800-669-4000.

 

Cleveland Field Office

Location

Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building
1240 E. 9th Street, Suite 3001
Cleveland, OH 44199
United States

Phone
ASL Video Phone
Director
Karen McDonough, Director
Regional Attorney
Debra Lawrence
Office Hours

Cleveland Field Office- OPEN virtually for business

The Cleveland Field Office is open and operating virtually but remains closed to the public for in person business.  Communications with the EEOC are being conducted by tele/video phone, web-based conferencing, faxes and/or email/postal mail.  We prefer and request that your documents be submitted electronically (portal or e-mail) but Postal mail is acceptable if you are unable to access the computer/e-mail.

If you are inquiring about or interested in filing a Charge of discrimination, you are encouraged to visit the EEOC Public Portal (https://publicportal.eeoc.gov/) to schedule an Intake appointment. The system can also be accessed by going directly to our website at https://www.eeoc.gov/. Generally, Charges must be filed within 300 days of the incident. If you are within 30 days of your time expiring or you are unsure when your time expires, please email clevelandfieldoffice@eeoc.gov indicating that your time limit to file is expiring.  

For attorneys wishing to file Charges on behalf of their clients, you may send Charges by email to clevatty@eeoc.gov. Notices of Appearance, Position Statements, Requests for Extensions of Time, Requests for a Notice of Right to Sue, Agreements to Mediate, etc. should be uploaded into the EEOC Public Portal.

For individuals who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, you can reach EEOC by videophone at 1-844-234-5122. If you have a disability which prevents you from accessing the Public Portal or you otherwise have difficulty with accessing the portal, please call 1-800-669-4000.