U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

 Chicago District Office 

Location: 500 West Madison Street
Suite 2000
Chicago, Illinois 60661

Effective May 22, 2019:

JCK Federal Building
230 S Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60604

Phone: 1-800-669-4000 
Fax: 312-869-8170 
TTY: 312-869-8001 
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 4:00 p.m, except federal holidays. Everyone visiting our offices must present a photo ID at the building security desk located in the office tower on the third floor

Individuals wishing to file charges of discrimination may schedule an interview for time slots available at 8:45 am, 10:45 am, 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. on Monday through Friday, except federal holidays.

We strongly encourage you to schedule your interview through the online Public Portal system described below. While walk-ins may be accepted until 11:30 a.m., scheduling an interview appointment is strongly recommended. Individuals with appointments and walk-ins who are close to the statute of limitations will be given priority. Appointments who arrive late 15 minutes or more 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, you may call (866) 408-8075 for assistance. Please say and spell your first and last name, the number where you can be reached between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm, 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