Language Assistance Services

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS)

Please note if needed, free language assistance services are available.

Call 517-241-2112 (TTY users call 711).

Spanish

ATENCIÓN: si habla español, tiene a su disposición servicios gratuitos de asistencia lingüística. Llame al 517-241-2112 (TTY: 711).

Arabic

ملحوظة: إذا كنت تتحدث اذكر اللغة، فإن خدمات المساعدة اللغوية تتوافر لك بالمجان. اتصل برقم رقم هاتف الصم والبكم:. 517-241-2112 (TTY:711).

Chinese

注意:如果您使用繁體中文,您可以免費獲得語言援助服務。請致電   517-241-2112 (TTY:711).

Syriac (Assyrian)

ܙܘܼܗܵܪܵܐ: ܐܸܢ ܐܲܚܬܘܿܢ ܟܹܐ ܗܲܡܙܸܡܝܼܬܘܿܢ ܠܸܫܵܢܵܐ ܐܵܬܘܿܪܵܝܵܐ، ܡܵܨܝܼܬܘܿܢ ܕܩܲܒܠܝܼܬܘܿܢ ܚܸܠܡܲܬܹܐ ܕܗܲܝܲܪܬܵܐ ܒܠܸܫܵܢܵܐ ܡܲܓܵܢܵܐܝܼܬ. ܩܪܘܿܢ ܥܲܠ ܡܸܢܝܵܢܵܐ   517-241-2112 (TTY:711).

Vietnamese

CHÚ Ý: Nếu bạn nói Tiếng Việt, có các dịch vụ hỗ trợ ngôn ngữ miễn phí dành cho bạn. Gọi số 517-241-2112 (TTY:711).

Albanian

KUJDES: Nëse flitni shqip, për ju ka në dispozicion shërbime të asistencës gjuhësore, pa pagesë. Telefononi në 517-241-2112 (TTY:711).

Korean

주의: 한국어를 사용하시는 경우, 언어 지원 서비스를 무료로 이용하실 수 있습니다. 517-241-2112 (TTY:711)번으로 전화해 주십시오.

Bengali

লক্ষ্য করুনঃ যদি আপনি বাংলা, কথা বলতে পারেন, তাহলে নিঃখরচায় ভাষা সহায়তা পরিষেবা উপলব্ধ আছে। ফোন করুন ১- 517-241-2112 (TTY ১-711)

Polish

UWAGA: Jeżeli mówisz po polsku, możesz skorzystać z bezpłatnej pomocy językowej. Zadzwoń pod numer 517-241-2112 (TTY:711).

German

ACHTUNG: Wenn Sie Deutsch sprechen, stehen Ihnen kostenlos sprachliche Hilfsdienstleistungen zur Verfügung. Rufnummer 517-241-2112 (TTY:711).

Italian

ATTENZIONE: In caso la lingua parlata sia l'italiano, sono disponibili servizi di assistenza linguistica gratuiti. Chiamare il numero 517-241-2112 (TTY:711).

Japanese

注意事項:日本語を話される場合、無料の言語支援をご利用いただけます。517-241-2112 (TTY:711)まで、お電話にてご連絡ください

Russian

ВНИМАНИЕ: Если вы говорите на русском языке, то вам доступны бесплатные услуги перевода. Звоните 517-241-2112 (телетайп 711).

Serbo-Croatian

OBAVJEŠTENJE: Ako govorite srpsko-hrvatski, usluge jezičke pomoći dostupne su vam besplatno. Nazovite 517-241-2112 (TTY Telefon za osobe sa oštećenim govorom ili sluhom 711).

Tagalog

PAUNAWA: Kung nagsasalita ka ng Tagalog, maaari kang gumamit ng mga serbisyo ng tulong sa wika nang walang bayad. Tumawag sa 517-241-2112 (TTY: 711).

 

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) does not discriminate against any individual or group because of race, religion, age, national origin, color, height, weight, marital status, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, political beliefs or disability. Further, MDHHS:

  • Provides free aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats, other formats); and
  • 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 Section 1557 Coordinator. The contact information is found below.

If you believe that MDHHS has not provided services, or discriminated in another way, you can file a grievance with the Section 1557 Coordinator. You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax, or email. If you need help filing a grievance, the Section 1557 Coordinator is available to help you.

MDHHS Section 1557 Coordinator

Compliance Office, 4th Floor

P.O. Box 30195

Lansing, MI 48909

 

517-284-1018 (Main), TTY users call 711, 517-335-6146 (Fax),

MDHHS-ComplianceOffice@michigan.gov

 

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the responsible federal agency.

 

If your grievance or complaint is about your Medicaid application, benefits or services you can file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services at https://bit.ly/2pBS4YG, 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

800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

 

Complaint forms are available at https://bit.ly/2IKsHMS.

If your grievance or complaint is about your application for or current food assistance benefits, you can file a discrimination complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Program by:

 

Completing a Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: https://bit.ly/2g9zzpU or at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA at the address below. In your letter, provide the all of the information requested in the form.

 

To request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992.

Send your completed form or letter to USDA by mail:

U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

 

Fax: 202-690-7442; or Email: program.intake@usda.gov

 

MDHHS is an equal opportunity provider.