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:

NEW Public Portal

Submit an inquiry to us online using our new public portal at 


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

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Office Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. We ask that you please call 412-255-2600 to schedule a time to come in. We cannot take walk-in appointments at this time.

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 412-255-2600 or 412-328-6786, or by email at


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Requesting Public Records

To download a copy of PghCHR's Right to Know Law Policy, click here

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:

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


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

Updated: 6/30/2023