Nondiscrimination Notice

NOTICE OF NONDISCRIMINATION

Notice Informing Individuals about Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Sample Nondiscrimination Statement: Discrimination is Against the Law

James M. Hawks, DDS complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

James M. Hawks, DDS does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

James M. Hawks, DDS:

  • 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, staff verbal explanation, accessible electronic formats online)
  • 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, contact Dr. James Hawks, Civil Rights Coordinator.

If you believe that James M. Hawks, DDS 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:

Dr. James Hawks, Civil Rights Coordinator
1200 Valley West Drive
Suite 109
West Des Moines, IA 50266
Phone: (515) 225-6665
Email: [email protected]

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email.  If you need help filing a grievance, Dr. James Hawks, Civil Rights Coordinator, 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, DC 20201

Toll Free: 1-800-868-1019
800-537-7697 (TDD)

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