Lifespan Notice of Non-Discrimination
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Discrimination is Against the Law.
Lifespan complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Lifespan does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.
Lifespan 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)
Lifespan 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, please contact Interpreter Services at 401-606-8884.
If you believe that Lifespan 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:
Civil Rights Coordinator
Patient and Guest Services
593 Eddy Street, Providence, RI, 02903
You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the civil rights coordinator can 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/portal/lobby.jsf, or by mail or phone at:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TTY)
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.