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 Chicago District Office 

Location: JCK Federal Building
230 S Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604

Filing of Private Sector Charges/Enforcement/Federal Sector Hearings: Suite 1866
Mediation Unit/Legal Unit: Suite 2920 
Phone: 1-800-669-4000 
Fax: 312-588-1260 
ASL Video Phone: 844-234-5122
Director: Julianne Bowman 
Regional Attorney:
Gregory M. Gochanour  
Office Hours:
The Chicago District Office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., except federal holidays. Everyone visiting our offices must pass through building security, which includes metal detector screening.

Individuals wishing to file charges of discrimination may schedule an interview for time slots available at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Monday through Friday, except federal holidays.

We strongly encourage you to schedule your interview through the online Public Portal system, below.

While walk-ins may be accepted until 11:30 a.m., scheduling an appointment is strongly recommended. Individuals with appointments, and walk-ins who are close to the 300-day statute of limitations, will be given priority. Appointments who arrive later than 15 minutes after their scheduled appointment time will be treated as a walk-in and may have to reschedule.

If you have a disability which prevents you from accessing the Public Portal or you otherwise have difficulty with accessing the portal, please call (312) 872-9744 for assistance. Please say and spell your first and last name, the number where you can be reached between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m., provide an email address if you have one and a brief description of the issue you are having. 
Additional Information / POC
 To submit an inquiry and schedule an appointment for an interview we encourage individuals to use the online system at The system can also be accessed by going directly to our website at


Access the online Public Portal at