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Nondiscrimination Notice

Notice of Nondiscrimination

As a recipient of federal financial assistance and a State or local governmental agency, DPHHS does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the basis of  race, color, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, political belief, genetic information, veteran status, culture, social origin or condition, or ancestry in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in,  its programs, activities, or services, whether carried out by DPHHS directly or through a contractor or any other entity with which DPHHS arranges to carry  out its programs and activities.  Likewise, DPHHS will not tolerate discrimination or harassment because of a person's marriage to or association with individuals in one of the previously mentioned protected classes.

This statement is in accordance with the provisions of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d et seq.), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 794), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. §§ 12101 et seq.), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. §§ 6101 et seq.),  Montana Human Rights Act (Title 49, M.C.A.), and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Nondiscrimination (2.21.4005 A.R.M.).

If you have questions regarding this policy or you wish to file a complaint alleging violations of this policy, please contact:

Department of Public Health and Human Services (DPHHS)
Office of Human Resources
Civil Rights/EEO Specialist
P.O. Box 4210
Helena, MT  59604
Phone:  (406) 444-1386
Fax:  (406) 444-0262
V, TTY:  (800) 833-8503
V, TTY:  (406) 444-1335

Montana Human Rights Bureau (HRB)
1625 11th Avenue
P. O. Box 1728
Helena, MT  59624
Phone: (800) 542-0807
Phone:  (406) 444-2884
Fax: (406) 444-2798
TTY:  (406) 444-0532

Office for Civil Rights (OCR)
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
999 18th Street, Suite 417
Denver, CO 80202
Voice Phone:  (800) 368-1019
Fax:  (303) 844-2025
TDD:  (800) 537-7697

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Federal Office Building
909 First Avenue, Suite 400
Seattle, WA  98104-1061
Phone:  (800) 669-4000
Fax: (206) 220-6911
TTY:  (800) 669-6820