about Ohio Domestic Violence Network

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (HOH) Communities

According to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964:

No person in the United States shall, on the ground of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance. Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VI, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d

This means that if your program is receiving federal or state funding, it must make reasonable accommodations to survivors that speak English as a second language or those who need interpreting services.

If you have questions regarding creating and implementing an LEP plan for your organization please feel free to reach out to ODVN at 614-781-9651.



SAFETY ALERT: Computer use can be monitored and it is impossible to completely clear all website footprints. If you are in danger, please use a safer computer that your abuser can not access directly or remotely, or call ODVN 800-934-9840 or the National Domestic Violence Hotline at 800-799-SAFE.