Discrimination is Against the Law

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

Tri-Area Community Health:

  • 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, please notify your caregiver, a health center staff member or contact us by calling Pat Moles, Compliance Officer, at (276) 398-2292.

If you believe that Tri-Area Community Health 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:

Title: Patricia Moles, Compliance Officer
Address: 14167 Danville Pike, Laurel Firk, Va. 25352
Phone: (276) 398-2292
Fax: (276) 398-3331
Email: pmoles@triarea.org

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, our Compliance Officer 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.