Client Bill of Rights


 

The primary mission of Manna Soup Kitchen is to feed the hungry in a healthy and safe environment. Manna Soup Kitchen is a private non-profit organization that receives no government funding and is solely supported by our donors, local businesses and volunteers.

 

  • Each client has the right to feel safe. No violence, theft, profanity, or verbal abuse will not be tolerated.

 

  • Each client has a right to impartial access to services provided by the Manna Soup Kitchen, regardless of race, religion, sex, sexual preference, marital status, veteran status, ethnicity, age or handicap. The personal dignity of each client is recognized and respected in all care or treatment provided.

 

  • Each client has the right to accept or refuse all or part of services.SONY DSC

 

  • Each client has the right to be informed of the nature and purpose of any services rendered.

 

  • The client has the right to request a referral for services, not otherwise provided by the Manna Soup Kitchen, on Tuesdays and Thursdays between the hours of 8:15 and 11:00, by authorized personnel or appropriate representatives of said services.

 

  • Each Client has the right to bring a service animal into the building, provided they have the legal paperwork for the animal, and the animal proves to be well behaved and non-disruptive, and remains under direct control of the owner at all times.

 

  • Services provided by Manna Soup Kitchen are a privilege and not a right. If services are not respected, the staff of Manna Soup Kitchen has the authority to limit these services as they deem appropriate.  Each Client has the right to leave the premises if he or she is unhappy with the policies of Manna Soup Kitchen or the services that are provided.

 

  • Each client has the right to a clean community. Littering, destruction of property will not be tolerated.