The Ohio Department of Veterans Services (ODVS) complies with applicable State and Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the bases of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, military status, gender identity or expression, and parental statuses (parent of young child, foster parent or parent during pregnancy and immediately after child birth). Individuals eligible for, receiving services from, or benefiting from programs funded through the ODVS are protected by various laws, regulations, rules and policies against unlawful discrimination.
If you believe that ODVS has failed to provide services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability or sex, you can file a grievance with:
• ODVS Equal Employment Opportunity Manager at (614) 728-3084
• Department of Administrative Services, Equal Opportunity Division at (614) 728-5628
• Ohio Civil Rights Commission at (614) 466-2785