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Nondiscrimination Statement

Discrimination is Against the Law

White Bear Eye Clinic & Optical complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  White Bear Eye Clinic & Optical does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

White Bear Eye Clinic & Optical:

  • 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 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

If you believe that White Bear Eye Clinic & Optical 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:  U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 200 Independence Ave SW, HHH Building, Washington DC 20201, 800-868-1019.  You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email.  If you need help filing a grievance, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 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.