It is the Department's policy to pursue equal opportunity regardless of age, color, disability, height, genetic information, marital status, national origin, partisan consideration, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or weight as defined by federal and state laws and regulation in our relations with applicants, employees, clients, contractors and vendors. A complete copy of the plan may be accessed be contacting the Office of Human Resources.
As a human services organization, we are continuously seeking to deliver and maintain quality service to our customers. The Department places a high value on the concept of diversity.
If you believe that you have been discriminated against on the basis of disability, you have the right to file a complaint under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
If you believe that you have been discriminated against on the basis of age, color, disability, height, genetic information, marital status, national origin, partisan consideration, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or weight (including the failure to provide access to services to people with limited English proficiency), you may also file a complaint with the Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services or, for the Food Assistance Program (FAP), with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Michigan Department of Civil Rights. You also have the right to call the customer service line at (855) 275-6424.
- Non-Discrimination in Service Delivery
- Bilingual Interpreter Services
- Deaf & Hard of Hearing Applicant Accommodations
- Complaint Process for Title II of the American Disabilities Act
- Limited English Proficiency Guidelines
- Equal Employment Opportunity Plan
- Americans With Disabilities Act: Knowing Your Rights - DHS Pub 259