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Welcome to the Washington State Human Rights Commission

Toll Free: 1-800-233-3247
TTY: 1-800-300-7525

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Reasonable accomodation for disability. Please call our 800 number.

The Washington State Human Rights Commission will no longer be conducting "walk-in" interviews at the Olympia Office. To speak with a staff member, please call 360-753-6770 or 1-800-233-3247. Complaint forms are still available at the Olympia Office in the reception area and on this website.

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For Information on our Complaint Process, and how to file a Complaint, please follow this link.

News of Interest:

DSHS sponsors CapTel public service announcements through Washington Relay
A free, captioned telephone service that enables the use of voice-recognition technology to translate spoken messages into text captions is now available to low-income Washington residents. For more information click TED

Section 811 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA)
Permanent Housing and Services to Low-Income People with Disabilities
Approximately $120 million in funding for state housing agencies to provide long term project-based rental assistance to extremely low-income persons with disabilities, many of whom are transitioning out of institutional settings or are at high risk of homelessness.

HUD’s support of these state agencies is made possible through the Section 811 Project Rental Assistance (PRA)

This is a NOFA using funds from FY2013 and FY2014. Deadline May 5, 2014.

New Document Guides

Fair Housing - Reasonable Accommodations & Modifications
for Residents With Disabilities Guide

• Disastor Preparedness guide for People with disabilities and Access & Functional Needs (AFN) © Earthquake Country Alliance

• Fair Housing--It's Your Right!


Community Training

New laws in the City of Seattle strengthen employee rights in the workplace and decrease barriers to jobs.
Free workshops to learn more!

Civil Rights 101
A Workshop for Social Service Providers


The mission of the Washington State Human Rights Commission is to eliminate and prevent discrimination through the fair application of the law, the efficient use of resources, and the establishment of productive partnerships in the community.

Mission Statement

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