Notice of Nondiscrimination
Friends Hospital complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression. Friends Hospital does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression.
- 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 Danielle Fanelli at (215) 831-6347.
If you believe that Friends Hospital 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 Danielle Fanelli, Civil Rights Coordinator, 4641, Roosevelt Blvd. Philadelphia, 19124. (215} 831-6347. You can file in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Danielle Fanelli, 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 of 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
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.