OCR Notice of Nondiscrimination

Source:  HHS Office of Civil Rights


The Lutheran Home at Kane complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

 

​The Lutheran Home at Kane does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.

The Lutheran Home at Kane

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively within us, such as:

    • Qualified sign language interpreters

    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic 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, contact Social Services.

 

If you believe that The Lutheran Home at Kane 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:

       

         The Lutheran Home at Kane
         Attention: Social Services

         100 High Point Drive

         Kane, PA  16735

         814-837-6706

         814-837-9101

         kimr@lutheranhomekane.org

 

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

 

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, available at https://ocrportal.hhs.gov/ocr/smartscreen/main.jsf or by email or phone at:

           

           U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

           200 Independence Avenue SW

           Room 509F, HHH Building

           Washington, DC  20201

           Toll Free:  1-800-868-1019 or 1-800-537-7697 (TDD)

 

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.