Our Non-Discrimination Policy
The HOPKINS COUNTY FAMILY YMCA Non-Discrimination Policy: In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. To file a complaint of discrimination, write or call immediately to:
USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Call toll free (866) 632-9992 (voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
OPEN DOORS POLICY: No one is turned away for the inability to pay
Our Bullying Policy
We believe that the experience of Y members – young and old – should be guided by what is best for the safe and healthy development of a person. Our members and participants have a unique opportunity for growing and thriving. It is essential that we are mindful of each person’s physical, emotional, and developmental needs. We must also be particularly diligent in recognizing their unique vulnerabilities.
The HOPKINS COUNTY FAMILY YMCA prohibits the harassment, intimidation or bullying of any member, guest, program participant, staff or volunteer.
Bullying or harassment are defined as any intentional written, verbal or physical act directed towards another person that causes mental or physical harm and is perceived as being dehumanizing, intimidating, hostile, humiliating, threatening or otherwise likely to invoke fear of physical harm or emotional distress. This policy includes cyber bullying through the use of internet, cell phone, text messages, computers or other electronic devices.
Acts deemed to be harassment should be reported to appropriate Program Director in writing within 48 hours.
Members, guests, program participants/parents, staff or volunteers who engage in harassment or bullying of another person will be subject to disciplinary action, including, but not limited to, loss of membership privileges and/or program participation.