A Message from Our CEO - May 2024

Non-Discrimination & Other Policies

Non-Discrimination in Services

Admissions to services, the provision of services, and the referral of clients are made by Gemma Services* (formed by the merger of theVillage and Silver Springs – Martin Luther School) without regard to race, color, religious creed, disability, national origin, sex, or sexual orientation.

Non-Discrimination in Employment

Gemma Services supports and is committed to equal employment opportunity, both full-time and part-time, for all persons. It is against Gemma Services’ policy for any employee to discriminate against an applicant for employment or another employee on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, marital status, sex or sexual orientation, disability or any other classification protected by applicable discrimination laws. This policy applies to all employment and personnel practices, educational and training programs and social and recreational activities.


Employees can direct grievances to Human Resources as outlined in the Gemma Services Employee Handbook, or staff and clients can direct grievances to The Joint Commission, 601 13th Street, NW, Suite 1150 N, Washington, D.C., 20005, 202-783-6655, www.jointcommission.org.

Additional Policies & Resources

Please click here forĀ COVID-19 Pandemic Paid Sick Leave Notice to Employees.

*Gemma Services is the “doing business as” name of Silver Springs – Martin Luther School, for which the EIN is 23-2310084.