Legal

No person shall, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age or disability be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of or be subjected to unlawful discrimination under any program or activity receiving or benefiting from federal financial assistance administered by Eckerd Kids. Foreign language and sign-language interpreters will be made available at no charge to the client.

Eckerd Kids is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, equal opportunity employer.


USDA Child Nutrition Program
In accordance with Federal Law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability.

To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.


Central Florida Cares Health System, Inc. (CFCHS)
All Eckerd Kids programs funded by Central Florida Cares Health System, Inc. (CFCHS) are required to include in their policies and procedures, client handbooks, brochures, posters and website the CFCHS contact information for Fraud, Waste and Abuse (FWA).  The e-mail address is Compliance@cfchs.org and the phone number (407) 985-3578.  The CFCHS phone number for Complaints and Grievances is also required: (407) 985-3568. If you are a client or customer of any programs funded by CFCHS, these methods of contact are available to you.


Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA)
The Prison Rape Elimination Act was passed in 2003 to prevent, detect and respond to sexual abuse in residential and confinement facilities. To find out more about Eckerd Kids’s PREA compliance, please click HERE.

Please report any and all sexual abuse or sexual harassment concerns to:
Florida: Abuse Registry Hotline:  1-800-962-2873 or Your Local Law Enforcement Office.
North Carolina: Child Abuse Hotline 1-800-662-7030 or Your Local Law Enforcement Office
Third-party reporting may also be directed to these resources.


ECKERD KIDS IS A 501(C)3 NOT-FOR-PROFIT CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION REGISTERED IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA UNDER THE SOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS ACT (REGISTRATION CH12718). A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 800-435-7352 WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.