Non-Discrimination Policy

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It is the policy of Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania, Lower Susquehanna Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, that all of its services and programs will be in full compliance with all relevant state, federal, and local laws governing non-discrimination. Toward that end, no person shall, on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, handicap, disability, or religious creed, be excluded from participation in, be denied benefits of, or otherwise be subject to discrimination in the provision of any care or service provided by the Agency or in regard to employment with the Agency.

Under no circumstances will the application of this policy result in the segregation or resegregation of buildings, wings, floors, and/or rooms for reasons of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, religious creed, or handicap/disability, unless the nature of the disability mandates that appropriate segregation or quarantine be implemented in order to protect the health and safety of the public, visitors, residents, and employees.

Adopted by the Board of Directors of Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania, Lower Susquehanna Synod, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.