Division of
Human and Civil Rights

We promote and enforce laws against discrimination and foster amicable relationships among the diverse populations of Delaware.


The Division of Human and Civil Rights and the Delaware Human and Civil Rights Commission administer Delaware’s Fair Housing and Equal Accommodations laws. These laws protect you against discrimination in housing and in places that serve the public. The Commission promotes amicable relationships among the State’s various racial, ethnic and cultural groups and works to increase public awareness of civil and human rights in Delaware.

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Fair Housing Information Center

Learn about your rights to Fair Housing, who the law protects, and the signs of possible housing discrimination.

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Equal Accommodations Law

The law prohibits discrimination in places that serve the public, such as stores, restaurants, parks, busses and trains, and state and government agencies that serve the public.

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File a Discrimination Complaint

If you feel you have been the victim of illegal discrimination, you can file a complaint on-line, by phone, or in person at one of our offices.

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About the Delaware Human and Civil Rights Commission

Since its founding in 1961, the members of the Delaware Human and Civil Rights Commission have worked to ensure a more accommodating state for everyone.

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Find answers to frequently asked questions about our services.

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Request Training

Education and training is a priority for the Division. Our programs build awareness of fair housing and equal accommodations laws, inform residents of their rights, and instruct providers on their responsibilities and best practices, to help create fair and inclusive communities.

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