Our Mission

To ensure equal opportunity/equal access to employment, housing, public accommodations and credit within the Gainesville city limits without regard to an individual’s sex, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, color, age, disability or gender identity, and to work to ensure the city’s workforce is diverse and well trained. 

Gainesville’s Office of Equal Opportunity is committed to making a difference for all citizens, employees and visitors in the city.

Filing A Complaint


Please print and mail, fax, or bring the Preliminary Intake Form to the Office of Equal Opportunity, no later than 180 days after the incident. If the form is received after the 180th day, the Office of Equal Opportunity will be unable to accept it, and will not be able to pursue the complaint pursuant to City of Gainesville ordinances and policies.

Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page if you have questions about the complaint process.

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