Title VI Notice to the Public for Hockanum Valley Community Council, Inc.

 

This notice and Complaint Procedures/Forms are posted on our agency website at www.hvcchelps.org.  This notice is also posted in both our agency public facilities.

Hockanum Valley Community Council, Inc. hereby gives public notice of its policy to uphold and assure full voluntary compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and all related statues.  Title VI statues prohibit discrimination and require that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color or nationality be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal assistance, such as the vehicle grants we receive for transportation services for our clients from CT DOT.  It is the policy of Hockanum Valley Community Council, Inc. (HVCC) to abide by all United States and Connecticut State Laws, Department of Mental Health – Division of Developmental Disabilities requirements applicable to discrimination and harassment.  In accordance with those laws and policies, all staff of HVCC will be responsible for maintaining an environment inclusive of its public services, programs and activities that is free of discrimination and harassment, including Title VI of the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987, and all related statues.

Any person who believes they have been aggrieved by a Title VI violation has a right to file a formal complaint with Hockanum Valley Community Council, Inc., Title VI/Civil Rights Coordinator, 29 Naek Road, Suite 5A, Vernon CT  06066 or call (860) 872-7727 ext. 2926.  Any such complaint must be in writing and submitted within one hundred eighty (180) days following the date of the alleged occurrence.

If the public has any questions concerning Title VI or wishes to file a complaint, they can contact:

Hockanum Valley Community Council, Inc.

Title VI/Civil Rights Coordinator

29 Naek Road, Suite 5A

Vernon CT  06066