Notice of Nondiscrimination

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

The Meadows Psychiatric Center:

  • Provides free communication aids and services to people with disabilities for effective communication with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic or other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose preferred language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, please contact:
Cherie Lawn, Director of Quality Management
(800) 641-7529 or (814) 364-2161, ext. 785
E-mail:  [email protected]

If you believe that The Meadows Psychiatric Center has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability, you can file a grievance, or request help to file grievance, in person, by mail, fax or e-mail with:

Director of Risk Management
132 The Meadows Drive
Centre Hall, PA 16828
(800) 641-7529 / (814) 364-2161, ext. 730
Fax:  (814) 364-3767
E-mail:  [email protected]

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of HHS, 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
Phone: (800) 368-1019 / TDD:  (800) 537-7697

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

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