Community Relations Division


Our mission is to eliminate discrimination and to establish equality and justice for people in Salina through civil rights enforcement, advocacy and education.

We investigate complaints alleging discrimination in employment, public accommodations and housing. Together the commission and division work as a civil rights enforcement agency.

Services Provided to the Public Free of Charge: 

  • Civil rights consultations for individuals, employers, employees, educational institutions, municipalities, public accommodation, civic groups, tenants, landlords and organizations
  • Assistance filing discrimination complaints
  • Assistance with landlord/tenant concerns
  • Sample forms and information pertaining to civil rights issues
  • Diversity/cultural awareness training
  • Disability sensitivity training
  • Training courses that provide up-to-date information on the Fair Housing Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and ADA access                           

For assistance with ADA concerns contact:

Yvonne Montoya, Community Relations Supervisor/ADA Coordinator
Phone: (785) 309-5745

For assistance with housing concerns, contact:

Julia Ramos, Community Relations Specialist
Phone: (785) 309-5745

For assistance with employment or public accommodations concerns, contact:

Shawn Homan, Community Relations Specialist
Phone: (785) 309-5745

Contact Information

City-County Building
300 W. Ash St.
Room 101
Salina, KS 67401

(785) 309-5745
(785) 309-5747 (TDD)

Se Habla EspaƱol

Yvonne Montoya
Community Relations Supervisor

Office Hours 

8 a.m.-5 p.m.