Nondiscrimination Notice

Nondiscrimination Notice

Brattleboro Memorial Hospital (BMH) believes that all individuals are entitled to an environment free of discrimination and harassment based on race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, age, disability, religion, national origin, ancestry, place of birth, military status, positive HIV-related blood test, or based on any other legally protected status.

BMH provides free aids and services to people with disabilities so they can communicate effectively with us. These include:

  • Qualified sign language interpreters
  • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)

BMH provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:

  • Qualified interpreters
  • Information written in languages other than English

If you need these services, speak to your BMH caregiver.  If you believe that BMH 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:

BMH Compliance Office
17 Belmont Ave
Brattleboro VT 05301

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax or email.  If you need help filing a grievance, the BMH Compliance Officer is available to assist you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, or by mail or phone at:

US Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence Avenue, SW
Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington DC  20201
1-800-868-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Follow this link for instructions on filing a complaint.

ATTENTION : If English is not your native language, language services are available to you free of charge. Ask your BMH caregiver for assistance.

  • (French) ATTENTION : Si vous parlez français, les services linguistiques sont à votre disposition gratuitement. Demandez à votre fournisseur de soins BMH d’assistance.
  • (Spanish) ATENCIÓN: Si usted habla español, servicios de idiomas están disponibles para usted de forma gratuita. Consulte con su médico BMH para obtener ayuda.
  • (Chinese) 注意:如果你說中國話,語言服務提供給您免費。問問你的BMH照顧者尋求幫助。
  • (Vietnamese) Chú ý: Nếu bạn nói tiếng Việt, dịch vụ ngôn ngữ có sẵn cho bạn miễn phí. Hãy hỏi người chăm sóc BMH của bạn để được hỗ trợ.
  • (Nepali) ध्यानाकर्षण : तपाईं नेपाली बोल्न भने , भाषा सेवाहरू उपलब्ध नि: शुल्क हो । सहायताको लागि तपाईंको BMH caregiver सोध्छन्।
  • (Croation) PAŽNJA: Ako govorite hrvatskom, jezične usluge koje su Vam dostupne besplatno. Pitajte svog BMH kliničar za pomoć.
  • (German) ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, Sprachdienstleistungen zur Verfügung stehen Ihnen kostenlos zur Verfügung. Fragen Sie Ihren BMH Betreuer für die Unterstützung.
  • (Somali) KA DIGTOONOW: Haddii aad ku hadasho Soomaali, adeegyada luqadda waxaa laga heli karaa in aad lacag la’aan ah. Weydii daryeelaha BMH gargaar.
  • (Italian) ATTENZIONE: Se si parla italiano, servizi linguistici sono a vostra disposizione gratuitamente. Chiedi il caregiver BMH per l’assistenza.
  • (Arabic)تنبيه: إذا كنت تتكلم العربية ، تتوفر لك خدمات لغة مجانا. اطلب من مقدمي الرعاية BMH للحصول على المساعدة .
  • (Russian) ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорят на русском, языковые услуги доступны бесплатно. Попросите вашего поставщика BMH уход за помощью .
  • (Tagalog) PANSIN: Kung magsalita ka Tagalog, serbisyo sa wika ay magagamit sa iyo nang walang bayad. Tanungin ang iyong BMH caregiver para sa tulong.
  • (Portuguese) ATENÇÃO: Se você fala Português, serviços de idiomas estão disponíveis para você gratuitamente. Pergunte ao seu cuidador BMH para obter assistência.
  • (Japanese) 注意:あなたが日本語を話す場合は、言語サービスは無料がおります。援助のためのあなたのBMHの介護者を確認して下さい。
  • (Thai)ความสนใจ: ถ้าคุณ พูดภาษาไทย , ภาษา บริการ ที่มีให้คุณ เสียค่าใช้จ่าย สอบถาม ผู้ดูแล BMH เพื่อขอความช่วยเหลือ