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

Northwell Health:

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: The Center for Equity of Care

If you believe that Northwell Health 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: Elizabeth McCulloch, The Center for Equity of Care, 1981 Marcus Avenue, Lake Success, NY 11042, Phone: (516) 881-7000 • Fax: (516) 881-7047 (fax) • Email: [email protected].

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, The Center for Equity of Care 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, (800) 868-1019, (800) 537-7697 (TDD). 

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