Founded in 1955, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission is a city department that offers investigation, individual protection and legislative issue handling services. The department provides educational programs to promote voluntary compliance. It also operates a legal division that offers participation, enforcement and conciliation services. In addition, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission provides housing assistance services. The department conducts training sessions on topics, such as discriminatory practices and civil rights. It additionally offers prevention services related to sexual harassment. The department provides employment-related services to individuals with disabilities. Located in Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission operates through education, community services and housing and commercial property divisions.