Notice of Nondiscrimination

The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS) complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  DPHHS does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.


  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as: qualified sign language interpreters and 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 and information written in other languages
  • Makes reasonable modifications to policies and procedures to ensure people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in both employment and our programs and services.

If you need any of these services, contact Lloyd Sparks, civil rights and EEO coordinator, Office of Human Resources; 111 North Sanders, Room 202, Helena, MT 59601-4520; (406) 444-1386, TTY: (800) 833-8503, fax: (406) 444-0262;

If you have questions regarding this policy, or if you believe that DPHHS has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you may file a grievance with:

Office of Human Resources
Civil Rights/EEO Specialist, Lloyd Sparks
PO Box 4210
Helena, MT 59604
Phone:  (406) 444-1386
V, TTY:  (800) 833-8503
Fax:  (406) 444-0262

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Lloyd Sparks 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, or by mail or phone at:

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone:  (800) 368-1019
TDD:  (800) 537-7697