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Our Nondiscrimination Statement:

Discrimination is Against the Law

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.  St. Christopher's does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

St. Christopher's Hospital for Children:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as: 
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

 If you need these services, contact the Nursing Supervisor at 215-776-7986

If you believe that St. Christopher's Hospital for Children 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:

Patient Advocate,

160 East Erie Avenue,

Philadelphia, PA 19134,

215-427-5163

 

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the Patient Advocate 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.

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