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Nondiscrimination Statement

Northern Light Health, and its member organizations, comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical ability or disability, political affiliation, religion, culture, socio-economic status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, or language.

Northern Light Health, and its member organizations, do not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical ability or disability, political affiliation, religion, culture, socio-economic status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, or language. 
 
Northern Light Health, and its member organizations, provide 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)

Northern Light Health, and its member organizations, provide free language services to people whose primary language is not English, such as:
  • Qualified interpreters
  • Information written in other languages

If you need any of these services, please contact the Civil Rights Coordinator, listed below, at the Northern Light Health organization you are accessing. If you have a TTY, you may also dial 711.
 

Grievance Procedure for Northern Light Health

If you believe that Northern Light Health, or one of its member organizations, has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, age, mental or physical ability or disability, political affiliation, religion, culture, socio-economic status, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, or language, you can file a grievance with Northern Light Health's Civil Rights Coordinator. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, a Civil Rights Coordinator is available to help you.

 

List of all Northern Light Health Civil Rights Coordinators

Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Health

Tracy Roberts - 207-973-5967

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Acadia Hospital

Patricia Hofmaster - 207-973-6010

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light AR Gould Hospital

Courtney Lovely - 207-768-4091

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Beacon Health

Kathy Lirakis - 207-973-9378

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Blue Hill Hospital

Greta Lowe - 207-374-3491

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light CA Dean Hospital

Tom Murray - 207-695-5210

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Continuing Care Lakewood

Shannon Lockwood - 207-873-5125

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center

Director, Patient Relations - 207-973-8110

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Home Care and Hospice

Rosemary Unnold - 207-400-8878

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Inland Hospital

Rick Barry - 207-961-3020

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital

Kristen Stiles - 207-664-5333

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Mercy Hospital

Melissa Skahan - 207-879-3185

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Restorative Health

Patricia Hofmaster - 207-973-6010

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Northern Light Sebasticook Valley Hospital

Ruth Hendricks - 207-487-4088

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Advanced Collection Services (ACS)

Amon Purinton - 207-973-7649

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Affiliated Drug Testing Services

Amon Purinton - 207-973-7649

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Affiliated Labs

Amon Purinton - 207-973-7649

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Alliance Health Documentation

Amon Purinton - 207-973-7649

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Meridian Mobile Health

Amon Purinton - 207-973-7649

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Civil Rights Coordinator for Miller Drug Pharmacy

Amon Purinton - 207-973-7649

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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.