Notice of Title 6 Program Rights
The Montana Department of Justice gives public notice of its’ policy to uphold and assure full compliance with the non-discrimination requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and related Nondiscrimination authorities. Title VI and related Nondiscrimination authorities stipulate that no person in the United States of America shall on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, income level or limited English proficiency be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.
Any person who desires more information regarding the Montana Department of Justice’s Title VI Program can contact its Title VI Coordinator – Chief Human Resources Officer, Melissa Gardner at [email protected] or 406-438-1942.
If you believe you have, individually or as a member of any specific class of persons, been discriminated against based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, income level or limited English proficiency, you have the right to file a formal complaint. Your complaint must be in writing and submitted within 180 days following the date of the alleged occurrence to*:
Department of Justice Human Resources Office
Attn: Human Resources Manager
840 Helena Ave, PO Box 201404
Helena, MT 59620
Below are links to more information about Title 6 and a complaint form:
*Complaints should be filed within 180 days of the alleged discrimination. If you could not reasonably be expected to know the act was discriminatory within the 180 day period, you have 60 days after you became aware to file your complaint.