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340:1-11-6. Dissemination of policy

Revised 9-15-16

The Oklahoma Department of Human Services informs staff, clients, applicants, contractors, vendors, sub-grantees, and the general public that programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. • 1


Revised 9-15-16

1.The methods of disseminating nondiscrimination policy include:

(1) a written notice on applications;

(2) a statement on invoices, financial transaction forms, contracts and agreements, business communications, and other related forms;

(3) a statement in all brochures and pamphlets distributed to clients, applicants, and the public as well as press releases;

(4) official posters in DHS facilities and distributed to vendors and community agencies are placed in prominent public places;

(5) information provided to the general public on the right to file complaints, and the address of the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Civil Rights, Dallas, Texas 75202, to which complaints are sent.The mailing address is made available, but may be omitted from the poster when the address is provided in some other format, such as on the complaint form or handout;

(6) printed material in the respective language in areas where the client population served is five percent or more non-English speaking; and

(7) appropriate auxiliary aids to afford persons with impaired sensory, manual, or speaking skills an equal opportunity to benefit from DHS programs or services.

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