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Non-Discrimination/Language Assistance Notice

Discrimination is Against the Law

Joliet Area Community Hospice complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Joliet Area Community Hospice does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Joliet Area Community Hospice provides free aids and services to its patients/families 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
  • Free language services to its patients/families whose primary language is not English, such as: Qualified interpreters, Language Line, and information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Dr. Martha Klima-Gamble, SHRM-CP, Civil Rights Coordinator at 1-815-740-4104.

If you believe that Joliet Area Community Hospice 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:

Dr. Martha Klima-Gamble, SHRM-CP
Civil Rights Coordinator
250 Water Stone Circle
Joliet Il 60431-8313
Phone: 815-740-4104
TTY -TTD 815-460-3224
Email: Mklima@joliethospice.org

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email.  If you need help filing a grievance, Dr. Martha Klima-Gamble, 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 available online