Contact PghCHR

If you believe that you have been discriminated against by an employer, housing provider, or public service within the City of Pittsburgh, please contact us at:

414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-2464
FAX: 412-255-2288

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To request an interpreter, translated materials, or disability-related, religious, or other accommodation in order to access the Pittsburgh Commission on Human Relations (“PghCHR”) and its services, please contact us by phone at 412-426-5449 or 412-255-2600 or by email at



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Requesting Public Records

If you would like to request public records from PghCHR, please do so by downloading, filling out, and submitting the Standard Right-to-Know Request Form, which is available at the PA Office of Open Records Forms Webpage, to PghCHR's Open Records Officer ("AORO") as follows:

Attention: Wesley S. Speary, PghCHR Deputy Director, AORO
By Mail:     414 Grant St., Suite 908, City-County Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15219
In Person (subject to COVID-19 Restrictions): 414 Grant St., Suite 908, City-County Building, Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (9th Floor, Ross St. side of the Building)
Phone:      412-255-2600
Fax:          412-255-2288


If you have questions about requesting public records, you can submit them to: 
Wesley S. Speary, PghCHR Deputy Director, AORO
Phone: 412-255-2600 or 412-426-5449


To challenge the denial, partial denial, or deemed denial of a request for Agency records, an appeal may be filed using the OOR appeal form, available at, or by contacting the OOR at the following address:

Office of Open Records
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
333 Market St., 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234


To challenge the denial of a request or portion of a request on the basis that records were withheld because they are related to criminal investigative records, an appeal should be filed by contacting:

Allegheny County District Attorney’s RTKL Chapter 11 Appeals Officer
Assistant District Attorney Kevin McCarthy
Room 303 Courthouse
436 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Phone: (412) 350-4401 most folks are probably
Fax: (412) 350-3311