MDCR investigates complaints to determine whether unlawful discrimination occurred. While investigating a complaint, MDCR is impartial and does not act as an advocate or representative for either party.
File a Complaint of Discrimination
- File a Complaint
If you believe someone has discriminated against you in any of the areas protected by law, contact us. You can reach us by telephone, in person, by US mail or by email. Be sure to include your name, address and a phone number where you can be reached during the day. A civil rights representative will answer your questions and advise you about filing a complaint or offer you other alternatives, as appropriate. You can also file a complaint online here or call toll-free 800-482-3604.
- MDCR Jurisdiction
The Michigan Department of Civil Rights enforces two state laws: The Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act #453, Public Acts of 1976, as amended and The Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act #220, Public Acts 1976, as amended