Discrimination Policies

                                                        NOTICE

                                     NON-DISCRIMINATION IN SERVICES POLICY

The Ward County Social Service Board makes available all services and assistance without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, political beliefs or affiliations, disability or status with respect to marriage or public assistance, in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, and the North Dakota Human Rights Act of 1983.  Persons who contract with or receive funds to provide services for the Ward County Social Service Board are obligated to abide by the provisions of these laws.  The Ward County Social Service Board makes its programs accessible to persons with disabilities.  

Persons needing accommodation or who have questions or complaints regarding the provision of services according to these Acts may contact Sylvia Annan, Director, Ward County Social Service Board, PO Box 2209, Minot, ND 58702-2209, Phone 701-852-3552, or 701-857-0756 (FAX), or the  Program Civil Rights Officer, ND Department of Human Services, Legal Advisory Unit, 600 E. Boulevard Avenue, Department 325, Bismarck, ND 58505-0250, 1-701-328-2311, TTY 1-800-366-6888, FAX 701-328-2173, or the US Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, Region VIII, Federal Office Building, Room 1426, 1961 Stout Street, Denver, CO 80294, 1-303-844-2024, TTY 1-303-844-3439, FAX 303-844-2025, or Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, HHH Building, Room 509-F, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20201, 1-202-619-0403, TTY 1-800-537-7697, FAX 202-619-3437, or the US Department of Agriculture, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Office, Room 240-W, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20250, 1-800-795-3272 or 202-720-3808, TTY 202-401-0216, FAX 202-720-8046.  

                                    NON-DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT POLICY

The policy of the Ward County Social Service Board is to assure that all applicants for employment and employees of the Ward County Social Service Board are subject to uniform human resource policies and should not be subjected to discrimination in all terms and conditions of employment on the basis of an applicant’s or an employee’s race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, political beliefs or affiliation, disability, status with respect to marriage or public assistance or participation in lawful activity off the Ward County Social Service Board’s premises during non-working hours which is not in direct conflict with the essential business-related interests of the Ward County Social Service Board.  The Ward County Social Service Board makes its employment process accessible to persons with disabilities.

 Persons needing accommodations or who have questions or complaints regarding the provision of services according to these Acts may contact Sylvia Annan, Director, Ward County Social Service Board, PO Box 2209, Minot, ND 58702-2209, Phone 701 852-3552; 701 857-0756 (FAX). 

Revised 01/15/14