Non-Discrimination in Services and Employment

St. Joseph’s Center is committed to an environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discriminatory practices, including unlawful discriminatory harassment. Therefore, St. Joseph’s Center expects that all relationships among persons at St. Joseph’s Center will be respectful and professional at all times. St. Joseph’s Center will not tolerate any form of unlawful harassment.

St. Joseph’s Center will not deny admission, the provision of services, referral of individuals, or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, status as a covered veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, St. Joseph’s Center will continue to support and promote equal employment opportunity, human dignity, and racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity.

This policy applies to admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in St. Joseph’s Center programs and activities. This commitment is made by St. Joseph’s Center in accordance with federal, state, and/or local laws and regulation.

Civil Rights Contact Information is as follows:

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Department of Human Services
BEO/Office of Civil Rights Compliance
Room 225, Health & Welfare Building
P.O. Box 2675 Harrisburg, PA 17120
Inquiries: (717) 787-1127


Office for Civil Rights

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centralized Case Management Operations 200 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Room 509F HHH Bldg
Washington, D.C. 20201
Customer Response Center: (800) 368-1019 TDD: (800) 537-7697


U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 801 Market Street, Suite 1000

Philadelphia, PA 19107-3126
Inquiries: (800) 669-4000 federal-sector-eeo-complaint-process


Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission 333 Market Street, 8th Floor

Harrisburg, PA 17101
Inquiries: (717) 787-4410

Saint Joseph’s Center Title VI Statement of Policy and Public Notice

Saint Joseph’s Center assures full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended and its related statutes. No person is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of its services, or otherwise subjected to discrimination on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Any person who believes that he or she has been unlawfully discriminated against may file a formal complaint with Saint Joseph’s Center within 180 days following the date of the alleged incident. For more information regarding civil rights complaints, please contact:

Compliance Officer, Administrative Office
Saint Joseph’s Center
2010 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509

or Click Here to contact us through our website or Click Here for a copy of the complaint form.