NON-DISCRIMINATION POLICY

It is the policy of Bethlen Communities, in compliance with the Federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Pennsylvania Human Relations Act, and all requirements imposed thereto, including admissions, the provision of services, and referrals of residents, that no individual, with regard to age, race, religion, disability, national origin, sex, color, sexual orientation, or marital or veteran status, shall be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination. Policies for admission to the cottages are subject to and comply with the Housing for Older Persons Act of 1955. Any resident who believes he/she has been discriminated against may file a complaint of discrimination with: PA Human Relations Commission, 301 Fifth Ave., Suite 390, Piatt Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; Department of Public Welfare Bureau of Equal Opportunity, Room 223 Health and Welfare Building, PO Box 2675, Harrisburg, PA 17105; Department of Public Welfare Bureau of Equal Opportunity, Western Regional Office, 301 Fifth Ave, Suite 410, Piatt Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222; U.S. Department of Health and Human Service Office for Civil Rights, Suite 372, Public Ledger Bldg., 150 South Independence Mall West, Philadelphia, PA 19106.