If you think you are being treated unfairly because of your sex, religion, race, beliefs, color, national origin, age, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pregnancy, you can file a discrimination complaint with the Iowa Civil Rights Commission.
The Commission will investigate your complaint if you believe you have been discriminated against in the following areas:
A complaint must be filed within the Civil Rights Commission with 180 days of the discriminatory act.
To file a complaint, call the Iowa Civil Rights Commission at 1.800.457.4416. When asked for the extension, dial extension 914430 or extension 914437. You can also call the complaints office directly at 515.281.4121.
You can also report discrimination with the online form here: https://icrc.iowa.gov/forms/complaint-form
No, all services are provided free of charge.
The main state office is located at:
Grimes State Office Building
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50319
For more information, go to the website for the Iowa Civil Rights Commission: https://icrc.iowa.gov/
The League of Iowa Human & Civil Rights Agencies is comprised of the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, Iowa Department of Human Rights, and all the local human and civil rights agencies across the state. There is an office near you; for a listing of local offices, go to https://icrc.iowa.gov/about-us/local-human-civil-rights-agencies
Disclaimer: Information on this page is not legal advice for any individual case or situation. The information is intended to be general and should not be relied upon for any specific situation. For individual cases, please consult an attorney.