Holding Hands will make our best effort to accommodate requests, including those regarding staff, location, time, and programs. However, accommodation is limited to resources and clinical recommendations and is not guaranteed. We celebrate the diversity of our staff and clients and will not encourage any requests that may be discriminatory towards staff and/or clients.
HOLDING HANDS DIVERSITY STATEMENT
From its inception, Holding Hands has strived to help develop an equal footing for our clients to have a fair chance at a quality of life, especially in circumstances where there have been barriers. We value equity, diversity, and inclusion for our staff and clients. The diversity within our Holding Hands family is one of our greatest assets, and it’s one of the reasons we’ve been able to flourish. We welcome staff and clients from all backgrounds and value what they bring to the table. We also value education and open communication from all directions.
Holding Hands Inc. does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities/operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, staffing on cases, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, families and our vendors.
Holding Hands is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.