Southwest Human Resource Agency Pamphlet


SWHRA provides a multitude of services through the administration of funds from various funding sources. Please see the list below for information directly from our funding sources.

It is the policy of SWHRA to afford all eligible individuals the opportunity to participate in federally funded or assisted programs, and SWHRA adopts the following provision: “No person will, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied benefit of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving federal financial assistance.” (Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964) This policy applies to all services and programs operated by, or through contracts or subcontracts from SWHRA.
SWHRA has developed a plan to improve access to services for persons with Limited English Proficiency. SWHRA uses the Four Factor Analysis for assessing language needs and determining what steps should be taken to ensure access for LEP persons. The four factors Include: 1) number of LEP individuals in the service area, 2) frequency of contract with LEP individuals, 3) importance of the program, and 4) resources available and costs.
SWHRA is committed to providing a policy of equal opportunity for all employees. All employment decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and competence. Employment at SWHRA is not influenced or affected by an applicant or employee’s race, color, religion, sex including pregnancy, childbirth, gender identity and sexual orientation, age (age 40 and up), national origin, disability which can be reasonably accommodated, veterans status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identify, use of a guide dog, or any characteristic protected by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment promotion, assignment, discharge, and other terms and conditions of employment.
SWHRA is committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination.
SWHRA is committed, and required by law, to take action if it learns of discrimination, harassment, or retaliation in violation of the Agency’s EEO Policy, whether or not the aggrieved employees files as complaint.
American Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended – SWHRA will implement the requirements of Titles I and II of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, ensuring the provision of auxiliary aids and services for deaf or hard of hearing, limited English proficient Customers/clients and customers with disabilities.
To initiate a request, please contact Kim Goodwin at or call (731)989-5111 ext. 1127