Notice of Nondiscrimination

First Home Care complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex. Foundations Behavioral Health does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

First Home Care:

  • 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 believe that First Home Care 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:

Berinna Doggett, Director of Risk Management & Quality Improvement

1012 14th Street NW, Suite 1000

Washington, DC 20005

Phone: 202-654-0852

Fax: 202-654-0898

[email protected]

OR

Heather Fisher, RN Assistant Administrator/Director of Risk Management & Quality Improvement

1634 London Blvd

Portsmouth, VA 23704

Phone: 757-393-7218

Fax: 757-967-8419

[email protected]

 You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Berinna Doggett or Heather Fisher are 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 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html