********PLEASE BE ADVISED********* 

 

Due to COVID-19, the Community Relations office will be closed to the public until Tuesday, November 24.

Staff is working remotely and can be reached during regular business hours of 8am-5pm Monday through Friday. Staff can be contacted by email at community.relations@salina.org or by calling (785) 309-5745.

If you need in-person assistance please go the Development Services Department in room 205 (City County Building). Thank you for your patience and understanding during these difficult times.

 Debido a COVID-19, la oficina de Relaciones Comunitarias estará cerrada al público hasta el martes 24 de noviembre.

El personal está trabajando de forma remota y se puede localizar durante el horario normal de 8 am a 5 pm de lunes a viernes. El personal puede ser contactado por correo electrónico en community.relations@salina.org o llamando al (785) 309-5745.

Si necesita asistencia en persona, diríjase al Departamento de Servicios de Desarrollo en la habitación 205 en el segundo piso de este edificio. Gracias por su paciencia y comprensión durante estos tiempos difíciles.

Community Relations Division

Mission

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:

Evelyn Nelson, Community Relations Supervisor/ADA Coordinator
Email  |  Phone: (785) 309-5745

For assistance with housing concerns, contact:

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

For assistance with employment or public accommodations concerns, contact:

Evelyn Nelson. Community Relations Supervisor/ADA Coordinator
Email  |  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 Español

Evelyn Nelson
Community Relations Supervisor
Email

Office Hours

8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Monday-Friday