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Grant-related civil rights statutes covering recipients of federal financial assistance from HHS
  • Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq. (PDF)
  • Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. § 1681 et seq. (PDF)
  • Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 290cc-33 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs for the transition of persons from homelessness.   Prohibits discrimination based on sex and religion.
  • Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act or 1970, 42 U.S.C. 290dd-1 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers various alcohol abuse, education, and prevention programs.   Prohibits discrimination based on substance abuse.
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse and Mental Health (ADAMHA) Services Reorganization Act, 42 U.S.C. 290ff-1(e)(2)(C) (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs concerning children with serious emotional disturbance.   Prohibits discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, sex, disability, or age.
  • Health Professions Education Extension Amendments of 1992, 42 U.S.C. 295m (HTML or PDF)
    Covers certain assistance to various medical education institutions.   Prohibits discrimination in admissions based on sex.
  • Nurse Training Act of 1971, 42 U.S.C. 296g (HTML or PDF)
    Covers assistance to schools of nursing.  Prohibits discrimination in admissions based on sex.
  • Public Health Service Act of 1944, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 300w-7 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs funded under the Preventive Health and Health Services Block Grants.  Prohibits discrimination based on age, handicap, race, color, national origin, and religion.
  • ADAMHA Services Reorganization Act, 42 U.S.C. 300x-57 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs funded under Block Grants regarding Mental Health and Substance Abuse.  Prohibits discrimination based on age, handicap, sex (including, in the case of a women, on the ground that the woman is pregnant), race, color, national origin, or religion.
  • Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant, 42 U.S.C. 708 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs under the Maternal and Child Health Services Block Grant.  Prohibits discrimination based on age, handicap, sex, race, color, national origin, or religion.
  • Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Act of 1981, 42 U.S.C. 8625 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs providing low income energy assistance.  Prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or with respect to an otherwise qualified handicapped individual.
  • Community Economic Development Act of 1981, 42 U.S.C. 9821 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers community services programs.  Prohibits discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, political affiliation, or beliefs.
  • Head Start Act of 1981, 42 U.S.C. 9849 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers Head Start Programs.  Prohibits discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, sex, political affiliation, or beliefs. 
  • Community Services Block Grant, as amended,  42 U.S.C. 9918 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs funded under the Community Services Block Grant Program.   Prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or with respect to an otherwise qualified individual with a disability.
  • Multiethnic Placement Act, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 1996b (HTML or PDF)
    Covers adoption programs.  Prohibits denial of the opportunity to become an adoptive or foster parent based on the race, color , or national origin of the individual or child involved, also includes delay or denial of placement for adoption or foster care based on the race, color, or national origin, of the adoptive or foster parent , or of the child, involved.
  • Community Schools Youth Services and Supervision Grant Program Act of 1994, 42 U.S.C. 13791(g)(3) (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs funded under the Family and Community Endeavor Schools Grant Program.  Prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability. 
  • Family Violence Prevention and Service Act, 42 U.S.C. 10406 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs concerning family violence prevention and services.   Prohibits discrimination based on age, handicap, race, color, national origin, sex, and religion.
  • The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, 42 U.S.C. §18116 (HTML or PDF)
    Covers programs funded under the Affordable Care Act. Covers discrimination prohibited by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.), Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.), the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 (42 U.S.C. 6101 et seq.), and Section 794 of Title 29.
HHS grant-related civil rights regulations
  • Title VI Regulations (45 C.F.R. 80.1 et seq.) (HTML or PDF)
  • Title IX Regulations (45 C.F.R. 86.1 et seq.) (HTML or PDF)
  • Regulation for the Administration and Enforcement of Sections 799A and 845 of the Public Health Service Act (45 C.F.R. 83.1 et seq.)  (HTML or PDF)
  • Regulation for General Administration of the Child Care and Development Fund (45 C.F.R. 98.1 et seq.-  see 98.46 - 98.47) (HTML or PDF)
Links to HHS Civil Rights Related Websites
 
This page was last updated on September 26, 2014 .
General Information Federal Coordination and Compliance
Federal Coordination and Compliance
Title VI Hotline: 1-888-TITLE-06
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Leadership
Deeana Jang
Chief
Contact
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil Rights Division
Federal Coordination and Compliance Section, NWB
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20530

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