7 September 2020

Recognising that health and wellness are a fundamental human right, the safety of officers and the members of the public that we serve is paramount.

The Human Rights Commission is no longer working remotely part-time and the Office is open to the public Monday – Friday from 8:45am-5:00pm.

Please note the Commission still encourages phone or email communication to limit contact where possible. However, an essential feature of the Commission’s service delivery is being accessible. The Commission recognizes that some individuals do not have access to a landline, the internet, a smart phone, or a computer. Walk-in services are available for people with inquiries or complaints.

For the protection of visitors and staff, physical distancing and safety protocols have been implemented.

Location
Milner Place, Ground Floor, 32 Victoria Street, Hamilton (across from Sears)

Walk-In Service Hours
Mondays – Fridays – 8:45AM to 5:00PM

  • Everyone entering the office must a) sanitize their hands and, b) wear a face covering at all times which covers the nose and mouth. Anyone without a facemask will be provided with one.
  • Temperature screenings will be conducted on both Officers and visitors.
  • Strict physical distancing measures will be in place.
  • The office is thoroughly cleaned daily.


How to Contact the Human Rights Commission

The Commission is available to address queries, concerns or complaints of discrimination or harassment under the Human Rights Act 1981, and to provide balanced guidance to all stakeholders – including government, businesses, advocates and individuals – on human rights considerations and compliance during this challenging time.

Individuals who wish to contact the Commission are encouraged to do so through the contact form on our site www.humanrights.bm, by email at humanrights@gov.bm or by calling 441-295-5859.

The Human Rights Commission has a statutory remit to protect and promote human rights under the Human Rights Act, 1981. As the National Human Rights Institution for Bermuda, our mission is to eliminate discrimination through advocacy, education and enforcement.

Find out more by phone 295-5859, email humanrights@gov.bm, on our independent website www.humanrights.bm, Facebook and Twitter.