Nondiscrimination Policy

Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act provides that no person in the United States shall, on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, parental status, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service or any other non-merit based factor, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

If you feel that you have been discriminated against by the Town of Brookhaven, please view the Title VI complaint form  (PDF)

The Town of Brookhaven is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such, is committed to maintaining a workplace which is free from unlawful discrimination.  No employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of age, marital status, religion, national origin, military status, alienage, citizenship, race, color, creed, gender, disability, domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, domestic partnership, pre-disposing genetic characteristic, carrier status or any other category applicable under Federal, State, and Local Laws and Regulations. View the Town of Brookhaven Equal Employment Opportunity Statement.

Town of Brookhaven Title VI / Nondiscrimination Public Notice

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

View the Town of Brookhaven Title VI / Nondiscrimination Public Notice  (PDF)

View the Town of Brookhaven Title VI Plan (PDF)

The Town of Brookhaven hereby gives public notice of its Nondiscrimination Policy to ensure compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and as supplemented by all related statutes and regulations, which applies to any and all Town services, programs, and activities that are Federally funded.

Any person who believes that he or she has individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been excluded from participation in, been denied the benefits of, or otherwise been subjected to discrimination under any Town service, program or activity, and believe that the discrimination is based on race, color, national origin, gender, age, income, disability or limited ability to speak English, has the right to file a formal complaint.

Complaints will be accepted in writing and may be filed with the Town's Title VI Coordinator within 180 days from the date of the alleged act of discrimination.

For more information and for a Title VI Complaint Form and instructions on how to file a discrimination complaint, access our website, or write to the address below. If this notice is needed in another language, contact our office at:

Town of Brookhaven
Attention: Lucia Elam, Title VI Coordinator
Department of Housing and Human Services
1 Independence Hill
Farmingville, NY 11738
Phone: 631-451-6600