External Resources and Referrals

Ph: 412-402-6677 
Barbara Griffin, Esq. 
Director of the Pro Bono Center 


The Pro Bono Center provides direct legal services to low-income individuals. The center's mission is to provide well-trained attorney volunteers to help meet the legal needs of the indigent in Allegheny County. 

816 5th Avenue, Suite 400 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 
Ph: 412-765-8023 

"You & The Police" 

  • Outlines your rights and responsibilities when interacting with the police. 

The Citizen Police Review Board (CPRB) is an independent agency within the City of Pittsburgh set up to investigate citizen complaints about improper conduct by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police. 

414 Grant Street, Suite 901 (Ross Street side) 
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 
Ph: 412-255-2804  (24 Hour Answering System) 
Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

The Office of Municipal Investigations (OMI) is responsible for coordinating the receipt, analysis and  investigation of citizen complaints of civil and/or criminal misconduct alleged against employees of the  City of Pittsburgh. This includes uniformed personnel such as Fire , Police, EMS, and Building Inspection employees. 

William S. Moorhead Federal Building 
1000 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1000 
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4004 
Ph: 412-644-6428 


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development investigates complaints of discrimination in the  area of housing. The Commission dual files employment complaints with HUD and is substantially  equivalent in its adjudication of housing case investigations. 

Pittsburgh Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Field Office 
William S. Moorhead Federal Building 
1000 Liberty Avenue, Suite 1112 
Pittsburgh, PA 15222  
Ph: 412-588-6905 


The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission investigates complaints of discrimination in the area of  employment. The Commission dual files employment complaints with the EEOC and is substantially equivalent in its adjudication of employment case investigations.  

301 Fifth Avenue 
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 
Ph: 412-565-5395 


The PHRC investigates complaints of discrimination on a state level. If you would like to file discrimination complaint, but the place the harm occurred in is outside the physical boundaries of the City of Pittsburgh, you should contact the PHRC.