About The Y

non-discrimination at the ymca

At the Elkins-Randolph County Y, strengthening community is our cause. Every day, we work side-by-side with our neighbors to make sure that everyone, regardless of ability, age, cultural background, ethnicity, faith, gender, gender identity, income, race, or sexual orientation has the opportunity to reach their potential through participation in quality programs, classes and activities that will help enhance their lives. 

If you believe the Elkins-Randolph County YMCA has discriminated against you on the basis of age, color, abilities, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics, you can file a grievance in writing to:

Sid Gillispie, Executive Director, Elkins YMCA, 400 Davis Avenue, Elkins, WV  26241

The complaint should include the following information to the extent possible:

1) The name(s) of individuals(s) involved;

2) The date(s) the incident or behavior occurred;

3) The name(s) of any known witness(es);

4) A summary of the conduct meriting the concern including:

a. The behavior complained of and/or the alleged policy or legal violation(s);

b. Direct quotes when relevant and available; and

c. Any relevant documentation.

5) The remedy sought by the individual making the concern.

The YMCA prohibits retaliation against any individualwho in good faith makes a complaint or participates in any investigation or proceeding related to a request for investigation of or modification to the YMCA’s policies, practices and procedures.