Title

The federal Office for Civil Rights is investigating the Maine Department of Hum

Authors

Sharon Bass

Source

Casco Bay Weekly

Date

12-18-1997

Pages

9

Abstract

The federal Office for Civil Rights is investigating the Maine Department of Human Services and Catholic Charities Maine for allegedly not supplying interpreters for clients who speak little English. DHS contracts for interpreters with Catholic Charities, and has plans to install a 24-hour telephone interpreter service to ensure that non-English-speaking clients receive assistance.

Subjects

Catholic Charities Maine, Civil rights, Maine -- Department of Human Services

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