Human rights complaint form and guide

The Human Rights Complaint Form and Guide is available upon request from the Commission. It is available in four formats, which are described below.

Please contact the Commission in person or by telephone by calling the Confidential Inquiry Line to discuss whether your issues are covered by the Alberta Human Rights Act (the Act) and to request a complaint form and guide. The Commission will not respond to general human rights inquiries sent by email. 

Office hours are from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. Commission offices are closed all statutory holidays.
 
If you live in Red Deer or south of Red Deer, contact:

Alberta Human Rights Commission
Southern Regional Office
Confidential Inquiry Line 403-297-6571
To call toll-free within Alberta, dial 310-0000 and then enter the area code and phone number.

200 J.J. Bowlen Building
620 - 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, Alberta T2P 0Y8

If you live north of Red Deer, contact:

Alberta Human Rights Commission
Northern Regional Office
Confidential Inquiry Line 780-427-7661
To call toll-free within Alberta, dial 310-0000 and then enter the area code and phone number.

800 - 10405 Jasper Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 4R7

TTY service for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing
Toll-free within Alberta 1-800-232-7215

The Human Rights Complaint Form and Guide is available in four formats:

1. Fillable PDF (12-point font)

Upon request, the Commission will email you the fillable PDF of the complaint form and guide.

Download the complaint form and guide on your computer and enter your information on the form. Print the completed form and sign it.
OR
Print the fillable PDF of the complaint form and guide and write your complaint on the form and sign it.

Provide your completed complaint form to the Commission by mail, fax, or in person. Do not send the completed complaint form as an email attachment.

2. Printed format (12-point font)

Upon request, the Commission will mail you the printed version of the complaint form and guide, or you can pick it up at our Calgary or Edmonton office.

Write your complaint on the form and sign it.

Provide your completed complaint form to the Commission by mail, fax, or in person. Do not send the completed complaint form as an email attachment.

3. Large print fillable PDF (24-point font)

Upon request, the Commission will email you the large print fillable PDF of the complaint form and guide.

Download the large print complaint form and guide on your computer and enter your information on the form. Print the completed form and sign it.
OR
Print the large print fillable PDF of the complaint form and guide and write your complaint on the form and sign it.

Provide your completed complaint form to the Commission by mail, fax, or in person. Do not send the completed complaint form as an email attachment.

4. Large print printed format (24-point font)

Upon request, the Commission will mail you the printed version of the large print complaint form and guide, or you can pick it up at our Calgary or Edmonton office.

Write your complaint on the form and sign it.

Provide your completed complaint form to the Commission by mail, fax, or in person. Do not send the completed complaint form as an email attachment.

IMPORTANT NOTE TO COMPLAINANTS
When you download and print the Contact Information Form and the Complaint Form, which are found in the fillable PDF versions of the Human Rights Complaint Form and Guide, please print one-sided and write only on the printed side of the form. The back sides of all pages of the forms should be left blank.

Revised: August 22, 2017

 

 

           

The Alberta Human Rights Commission is an independent commission of the Government of Alberta.

Due to confidentiality concerns, the Commission cannot reply to complaints of discrimination by email. Please contact the Commission by phone or regular mail if you have a specific complaint.

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