Non-Discrimination Statement

Discrimination is Against the Law

Massachusetts Eye and Ear complies with applicable Federal and State civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Massachusetts Eye and Ear does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.

Massachusetts Eye and Ear:

  • 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 need these services, contact:

Amy Sands — Manager, Communications and Customer Service
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-573-4009
Fax: 617-573-6337
Email: Amy_Sands@meei.harvard.edu

If you believe that Massachusetts Eye and Ear has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, citizenship, alienage, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability, you can file a grievance with:

Amy Sands — Manager, Communications and Customer Service
243 Charles Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-573-4009
Fax: 617-573-6337
Email: Amy_Sands@meei.harvard.edu

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Amy Sands — Manager, Communications and Customer Service 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, 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.