Rights Policy/Non Discrimination Statement
County Department of Job & Family Services does not
discriminate against anyone on the basis of their status
in a protected class, race, color, national origin,
disability, age, gender and religion.
employee observing an activity which may be construed
as discriminatory shall promptly report the incident,
situation or procedure to the Agency Civil Rights Officer.
Any complaint alleging a discriminatory act in any action
taken by the agency or an agency employee in their role
as a Job & Family Services employee, or the Agency in
its role as an employer, shall be promptly forwarded
to the appropriate party.
It should be noted that some programs and services that
we administer have age, disability or veteran status
requirements that are mandated by law. We must follow
these legal guidelines in determining whether or not
someone can receive or participate in a program or service.
For example, to receive Medicaid for the Aged, an individual
must meet specific age guidelines.
& Translation Services
The agency uses Language Line Services to provide free
interpreter services to persons with Limited English
Proficiency (LEP) to facilitate their communication
with agency staff. We can also provide free translation
of agency forms and letters into a customer's native
our hearing impaired customers, we will arrange for
free sign-language interpreter services for interviews
and other interactions with agency staff or free use
of our TTY telephone services.
Civil Rights Complaints Customers who feel that they
have been discriminated against based on their status
in one of the protected classes may file a complaint
at any time with any of the following:
County Department of Job & Family Services
Civil Rights Coordinator
1100 South 7th Street
P. O. Box 539
Ironton, Ohio 45738-0539
Telephone: (740) 532-3324
TTY/TTD: (740) 532-3080
Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Bureau of Civil Rights
30 E. Broad Street, 37th Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43266-0423
Telephone: (614) 644-2703
Toll Free: 1-866-227-6353
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Office for Civil Rights, Region V
233 N. Michigan Avenue, Suite 240
Chicago, Illinois 60601
United States Department of Labor
Civil Rights Center
200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Room N-4123
Washington, D.C., 20210
Telephone: 202-693-6500 or 202-693-6502
Stamp Customers Only:
accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department
of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies,
the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and
institutions participating in or administering USDA
programs are prohibited from discriminating based on
race, color, national origin, sex, religious creed,
disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation
for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity
conducted or funded by USDA.
with disabilities who require alternative means of communication
for program information (e.g. Braille, large print,
audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact
the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits.
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech
disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay
Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information
may be made available in languages other than English.
file a program complaint of discrimination, complete
the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027)
found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html,
and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed
to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information
requested in the form. To
request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992.
Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
(202) 690-7442; or
institution is an equal opportunity provider.