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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.


Oakland Local Office


1301 Clay Street
Suite 680-N
Oakland, CA 94612-5217
United States

ASL Video Phone
Steven Hunt
Regional Attorney
Roberta Steele
Office Hours

The Oakland Local Office is open Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Scheduled Intake Interviews are available on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Please be advised that due to the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the Oakland Local Office has temporarily transitioned to a 100% telephonic intake platform. No In-Person appointments will be conducted for the foreseeable future. If you have previously scheduled an In-Person appointment, your appointment will be manually changed to telephonic, and you will be notified of this change by e-mail. The Oakland Local Office will not accept walk-ins during this time. If a Charging Party attempts a walk-in, they will be referred back to the EEOC Public Portal ( to schedule an appointment.

Charging Parties who are within sixty days of their filing deadline may call +1 (510) 956-0004, where they will be prompted to leave a detailed message that includes their name, their EEOC Inquiry Number, and their call back number. An EEOC Intake Representative will reach out to the Charging party within three (3) business days.