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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 ( to schedule an intake appointment by telephone. The system can also be accessed by going directly to our website at

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.


Training and Outreach

EEOC's outreach programs provide general information about the EEOC, its mission, the employment discrimination laws enforced by EEOC and the charge/complaint process. EEOC representatives are available to make presentations and participate in meetings, conferences and seminars with employee advocate and employer organizations, professional associations, students, non-profit entities, community organizations and other members of the general public. For more in-depth training for managers, supervisors and employees, see fee-based training below.
Many EEOC offices have bilingual staff available to make presentations. EEOC information materials and other publications are available at no cost, including many in languages other than English.

Fee based Training

The EEOC Training Institute provides a wide variety of training to assist employers in educating their managers and employees on the laws enforced by EEOC and how to prevent and correct discrimination in the workplace. EEOC offers on-site training at an employer's worksite on a range of EEO topics, with harassment and an overview of EEO laws our most requested topics. We can also tailor a training program to an individual employer's needs. The EEOC Training Institute also offers seminars, courses, workshops, and conferences on EEO issues. Programs are appropriate for private employers and state, local and federal government personnel. Visit the EEOC Training Institute at to find out more about our training programs and how you can "Learn from the Experts."

Elizabeth Edwards