Non-Discrimination Policy and Language Access

NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

Mariposa County Human Service Behavioral Health and Recovery Services complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Mariposa County Human Service Behavioral Health and Recovery Services does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Mariposa County Human Service Behavioral Health and Recovery Services:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, email Michael Cornwell, Civil Rights Coordinator.

FILING A GRIEVANCE

If you believe that Mariposa County Human Service Behavioral Health and Recovery Services has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with:

Christine Doss
Health Services Division Director
Mariposa County Health & Human Services Agency
P.O. Box 99
Mariposa, CA 95338
209-966-2000
Fax: 209-966-8251
Email Christine Doss

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Christine Doss is available to help you.

CIVIL RIGHTS COMPLAINT

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, or by mail or phone at:

California Department of Social Services
Civil Rights
744 P Street, M.S. 8-16-70
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone: (916) 654-2107
Email: crb@dss.ca.gov 

Complaint forms are available online. For more information about your rights, and how to file a complaint, visit the CDSS site.

LANGUAGE ACCESS

ATTENTION: If you need language assistance, language services are available free of charge by calling 800-549-6741 (TTY 800-549-6741).

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