This policy states the department’s prohibition against discrimination based on race, creed, color, national origin, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or political beliefs in the administration of our programs, services, and activities. It also establishes the complaint/grievance process to follow in the event of a claim of discrimination other than those lodged by employees.
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Ensures access to quality child care & development services.
Determines medical eligibility for federal disability benefits.
Helps individuals and families to meet their basic needs.
Makes sure children are safe from abuse, their basic needs are met, and they abide by the law.
Helps make sure children get the child support payments they're entitled to.
Supports organizations that provide direct services to low-income Vermonters.