What we do

The Government Equalities Office leads work on policy relating to women, sexual orientation and transgender equality. We are responsible for a range of equalities legislation.

GEO works with the Department for International Development.

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Contact GEO

Government Equalities Office

Sanctuary Buildings
16-20 Great Smith Street

Discrimination and employment advice and support

The Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS) provides free bespoke advice and in-depth support to individuals with discrimination problems. You can contact EASS by telephone 0808 800 0082 or text phone 0808 800 0084.

If your enquiry relates to workplace relations and employment, including workplace discrimination, the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) provides free authoritative and impartial advice to employees/applicants. You can contact ACAS via their website (www.acas.org.uk) or via their telephone helpline 0300 123 1100.

Alternatively, you may wish to seek independent legal advice by contacting your local Citizens Advice Bureau (http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/) or local Law Centre

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Government Equalities Office
Information Rights and Public Enquiries Team
Abercrombie House
Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
G75 8EA

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