Getting in touch with DFEH

General information

The Department of Fair Employment and Housing is open Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm except on these holidays.

If you need assistance to DFEH information, either for a disability or for a translation into another language, you can call, email or visit DFEH offices.

Check on the status of your complaint or mediation

To check the status of your pending complaint, get in touch directly with the investigator assigned to your case. Mediation correspondence should be sent directly to your assigned mediator. Please use the e-mail or office address that s/he gave you. Be sure to include your assigned DFEH Inquiry number on all correspondence.

If you have lost the information you received from your investigator or mediator, or need other help regarding a specific complaint, please contact us.

Media requests, employment queries, comment form

  • Media requests go to our communications team at (916) 478-7248 or publicaffairs@dfeh.ca.gov. Please provide a summary of your request and your deadline so they may respond as quickly as possible.
  • Employment queries go through the DFEH human resources office, available here.
  • Comments about DFEH’s performance can be made using our Comment form. You may also mail written comments or suggestions to the DFEH Quality Assurance Manager at:
    2218 Kausen Drive, Suite 100
    Elk Grove, CA 95758

Stay informed

You can follow the latest information from DFEH by subscribing to our online alerts and/or following us on social media. You can also participate in one of the department’s Employment Round Tables. Those are held periodically throughout the state to focus on programs and strategies to reduce discrimination and promote equal opportunity. Here is the schedule of upcoming Round Tables and the registration forms.

Accessibility information

DFEH provides assistance to anyone who needs help accessing and understanding our information. Please contact us to arrange an accommodation if you have a disability or if someone needs a translation into his or her native language.

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