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Nondiscrimination Notice

Nondiscrimination Notice

Newport News Behavioral Health Center complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Newport News Behavioral Health Center does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Newport News Behavioral Health 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 languages
  • If you need these services, contact Thomas Dawson, Civil Rights Coordinator

If you believe that Newport News Behavioral Health Center 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:

Thomas Dawson, Civil Rights Coordinator
Newport News Behavioral Health Center
17579 Warwick Blvd
Newport News VA, 23603
757-888-0400:
757-369-0359:
[email protected]

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Thomas Dawson, 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 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
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

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