Safe Berks serves all victims and/or survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault. All of our Services are free of charge (with the exception of Bridge House), available in English and Spanish, and completely confidential. We are trauma informed and culturally competent. Our facilities are welcoming and open to all who need us.
Safe Berks does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion or religious creed, disability or handicap, sex or gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, genetic information, Title IX, sovereignty, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Retaliation is also prohibited.
All Safe Berks employees, Board members, partners, and program participants are expected to join with and uphold this commitment. Unlawful discrimination offends the organization’s Values which includes respecting the dignity of all individuals while appreciating our differences and celebrating and honoring our diversity.
Any member of the Safe Berks community, including employees, beneficiaries, and program participants, has the right to raise concerns or make a complaint regarding discrimination under this policy without fear of retaliation. Any and all inquiries regarding the application of this statement and related policies may be referred to: Safe Berks, Mary Kay Bernosky, CEO, 610-373-1206, MaryKayB@SafeBerks.org. Complaints may also be filed with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission or the Department of Justice, Office of Civil Rights.