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Language, Hearing and Vision Services

Discrimination is Against the Law

Saint Joseph's Medical Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Saint Joseph's does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Saint Joseph's Medical Center:

  • 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 language

If you believe that Saint Joseph's 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: Monique Aliberti-Cross, Civil Rights Coordinator, 275 North Street, Harrison, New York 10528; (914) 925-5383, maliberti@svwsjmc.org. You can file a grievance in person or by mail or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Monique Aliberti-Cross, Civil Rights Coordinator, 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/portal/lobby.jsf, or bymail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington, DC 20201
1-800-3681019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

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