Discrimination Is Against the Law
Cedars-Sinai complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people, or treat them differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex.
Interpreter and Language Assistance Services
If you do not speak English, or if you have a speech or hearing impairment, you can have free aids and language assistance services provided for you, including:
- Qualified interpreters (including sign language)
- Written information in other formats (including large print, audio and accessible electronic formats)
- Information written in other languages
If you need these services, contact Interpreter Services at 310-423-5353 or 310-423-2655 (TDD).
Direct comments to:
Cedars-Sinai Interpreter Services
310-423-5353 or TDD 310-423-2655
Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Facilities Inspection Division
3400 Aerojet Ave., Suite 323
El Monte, CA 91731
800-228-1019 or TDD 800-735-2922
If you believe that Cedars-Sinai has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way, you can file a grievance with:
Public Civil Rights Coordinator
8700 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90048
You can file a grievance by mail, telephone or fax. See additional information on filing a discrimination grievance.
If you need help filing a grievance or would like additional information on this nondiscrimination policy, the public civil rights coordinator is available to help you.
You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights electronically 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 Ave. SW, Room 509F
Washington, DC 20201
Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.