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Notice of Nondiscrimination

Sinai Health System complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Sinai Health System does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

Sinai Health System provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:

  • Qualified American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters,
  • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats),
  • Free medical language services to people whose primary language is not English including qualified interpreters and information written in other languages            

If you need these services, contact Sinai Interpreter Services at 773-257-6429 or Holy Cross Interpreter Services at 773-884-9370 or for Sinai Deaf Health services contact 773-321-0091 (VP/VRS).

If you believe that Sinai Health Systems has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex, you can file a grievance with: Carlos Cruz, Chief Integrity Officer, 1500 South Fairfield Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608, 772-257-5171, (Fax) (773) 257-6430, carlos.cruz@sinai.org.

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Carlos Cruz, Chief Integrity Officer or Sinai Health System Interpreter Services 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 through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available 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 Avenue, SW Room 509F, HHH Building Washington, D.C. 20201 1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD).

Complaint forms are available at http://www.hhs.gov/ocr/office/file/index.html.