Notice of Nondiscrimination

Mountain Youth Academy complies with  applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Mountain Youth Academy does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color,national origin,age,disability, or sex.

Mountain Youth Academy:

  • Provides  free aids and services to people with  disabilities to communicate effectively with us, such as:
    • Qualified sign language interpreters
    • Written information in other formats (large print, audio, accessible electronic formats,other formats)
  • Provides free language services to people whose primary  language is not English, such as:
    • Qualified interpreters
    • Information written in other languages

If you need these services, contact Kathy Smith, Civil Rights Coordinator

If you believe that Mountain Youth Academy has failed to provide these services or discriminated in another way on the basis of race, color, national origin, age,  disability,or sex, you can file a grievance with:

Kathy Smith,Civil Rights Coordinator
Mountain Youth Academy
332 Hospital Road
Mountain City,TN 37683
423-727-3232  ext. 302
[email protected]

You can file a grievance in person or by mail, fax,or email. If you need help filing a grievance, Kathy Smith, Civil Rights Coordinator, is available to help you.

You can also file a civil rights complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office for Civil Rights, electronically through the Office for Civil Rights Complaint Portal, available at, or by mail or phone at:

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
200 Independence  Avenue,SW Room 509F, HHH Building
Washington,D.C. 20201
1-800-368-1019, 800-537-7697 (TDD)

Complaint forms are available at