Government of Alberta

Ministry of Justice and Solicitor General - Alberta Human Rights Commission


Description
Offers public education and community initiatives, resolving and settling complaints of discrimination, and human rights tribunal and court hearings.

Service provides:

  • an independent commission created by the Government of Alberta established to carry out the functions under the Alberta Human Rights Act and mandated to foster equality and reduce discrimination¬†

Includes:

  • public information and education on human rights, racism and discrimination, diversity, and inclusion
  • information about the human rights complaint process in Alberta
  • consultation services
  • confidential inquiry line for information about a specific issue or a general inquiry
  • referrals to other agencies that offer relevant programs and services
  • complaint resolution services (including early resolution, conciliation, or investigation) for complaints of discrimination under the jurisdiction of the Alberta Human Rights Act
  • tribunal dispute resolution and tribunal hearings

Information is relevant to:

  • employers
  • employees
  • unions
  • landlords and tenants
  • service providers
  • human resource practitioners
  • professionals
  • educators
  • community groups
  • and more
Eligibility
No
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • call the Confidential Inquiry Line to leave a message with your name and phone number and a human rights officer will call you back
  • or visit website for more information
In-person services are suspended until further notice. Phone, e-mail, fax, and mail services will remain operational.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: No,
Toll Free
310-0000 then 780-427-7661 (Confidential Inquiry Line)
Telephone
780-427-7661 (Confidential Inquiry Line)
Fax
403-297-6567
TTY
1-800-232-7215
Web Site
http://www.albertahumanrights.ab.ca
Email
humanrights@gov.ab.ca
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Fees for workshops and forums. No fee to access Human Rights Confidential Inquiry Line and Complaint Resolution Services.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Elevators located at main entry doors. Wheelchair access at doors located on west side of building. Requires staff member to pass through security at that location.Other disabled access: N/A -
Legal Status
Provincial Government
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
January 27, 2021
Address
620 7 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB, T2P 0Y8
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM