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Through investigations, voluntary dispute resolution, enforcement, technical assistance, policy development and information services, OCR will protect the civil rights of all individuals who are subject to discrimination in health and human services programs and protect the health information privacy rights of consumers.
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If you believe a health or social service provider has discriminated against you or if you believe that your health information has been improperly used or disclosed, please file a complaint here.

In some cases, we may not have the legal authority to address your complaint. Instead, another agency may be able to provide you with assistance. So we may better serve you, we would like to provide the important links below. By clicking on the appropriate link below, you will be directed to that agency’s website, which will direct you to the information you need .


If you believe you have been discriminated against by an educational institution, such as a state education agency, an elementary or secondary school, or a college or university, visit U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights.


If you believe you have been discriminated against in your employment or have concerns about your employment records, .

Food Stamps or SNAP

If you believe you have been discriminated against in your receipt of Food Stamps, now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), visit U.S. Department of Agriculture, the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights.


If you believe you have been discriminated against in obtaining the housing of your choice, such as renting an apartment or buying a home, .

If you have any questions, you may call HHS OCR toll-free at: 1-800-368-1019, TDD: 1-800-537-7697.