Section 1557 Notice (English)

Appendix A to Part 92—Sample Notice Informing Individuals About Nondiscrimination and Accessibility Requirements and Sample Nondiscrimination Statement:

Discrimination is Against the Law

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

  Decatur Family Psychiatry:

  • 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 Timothy Noonan

If you believe that Decatur Family Psychiatry 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:

Timothy Noonan, Regional Manager

Sam Nunn Atlanta Federal Center, Suite 16T70,

61 Forsyth Street, S, W., Atlanta, Georgia 30303-8909.

Customer Response Center 800-368-1019

TDD 800-537-7697

Fax 202-619-3818


You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Timothy Noonan 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, 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