This document provides a list of government resources that are available to get further information related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a law that was enacted to prohibit discrimination based on disability. This document contains contact information for both federal and regional agencies related to the ADA. It is useful to business owners and executives who need to find resources to assist them in understanding and complying with the ADA laws.
This document provides a list of government resources that are available to get further information related to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA is a law that was enacted to prohibit discrimination based on disability. This document contains contact information for both federal and regional agencies related to the ADA. It is useful to business owners and executives who need to find resources to assist them in understanding and complying with the ADA laws. ADA INFORMATION & SERVICES Department of Justice – ADA Information Line 800-514-0301 (voice) 800-514-0383 (TTY) U.S. Department of Justice 950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Civil Rights Division Disability Rights Section – NYA Washington, D.C. 20530 202-307-1197 (fax) ADA Home Page www.ada.gov. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission EEOC Headquarters U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 131 M Street, NE Washington, DC 20507 202-663-4900 (voice) 202-663-4494 (TTY) Employment questions 800-669-4000 (voice) 800-669-6820 (TTY) Employment publications 800-669-3362 (voice) 800-800-3302 (TTY) Internet address www.eeoc.gov Find District Offices http://www.eeoc.gov/field/index.cfm © Copyright 2012 Docstoc Inc. 2 Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration ADA Assistance Line 888-446-4511(voice) TTY: use relay service Federal Transit Administration 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE Washington, DC 20590 Internet address www.fta.dot.gov/ada E-mail address FTA.ADAassistance@dot.gov Find District Offices http://www.fta.dot.gov/civilrights/12325.html Federal Communications Commission TRS publications and questions 888-225-5322 (voice) 888-835-5322 (TTY) 866-418-0232 (fax) Federal Communications Commission 445 12th Street SW Washington, DC 20554 Internet address www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro Department of Education ADA & IT Technical Assistance Centers © Copyright 2012 Docstoc Inc. 3 800-949-4232 (voice/TTY) Internet address www.adata.org ADA National Network Region 1 (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont) New England ADA Center Institute for Human Centered Design 200 Portland Street Boston, MA 02114 617-695-0085 (voice/tty) firstname.lastname@example.org www.newenglandada.org Region 2 (New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands) Northeast ADA Center 203 Dolgen Hall Ithaca, NY. 14853 607-255-6686 (voice/tty) email@example.com www.northeastada.org Region 3 (Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia) Mid-Atlantic ADA Center 401 North Washington Street, Suite 450 Rockville, MD 20805 301-217-0124 (voice/tty) firstname.lastname@example.org www.adainfo.org Region 4 (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee) Southeast ADA Center 1419 Mayson Street Atlanta, GA 30324 404-541-9001 (voice/tty) email@example.com www.adasoutheast.org Region 5 (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin) Great Lakes ADA Center © Copyright 2012 Docstoc Inc. 4 University of Illinois at Chicago Institute on Disability & Human Development (MC 728) 1640 West Roosevelt Road, Room 405 Chicago, IL. 60608 312-413-1407 (voice/tty) firstname.lastname@example.org www.adagreatlakes.org Region 6 (Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas) Southwest ADA Center at ILRU, a program of TIRR Memorial Hermann Houston, Texas 77019 713.520.0232 (voice/tty) email@example.com www.swdbtac.org Region 7 (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) Great Plains ADA Center 100 Corporate Lake Drive Columbia, MO 65203 573-882-3600 (voice/tty) firstname.lastname@example.org www.adaproject.org Region 8 (Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming) Rocky Mountain ADA Center 3630 Sinton Road, Suite 103 Colorado Springs, CO 80907 719/444-0268 (voice/tty) email@example.com www.adainformation.org Region 9 (Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific Basin) Pacific ADA Center 555 12th Street, Suite 1030 Oakland, CA 94607 510-285-5600 (voice/tty) firstname.lastname@example.org www.adapacific.org Region 10 (Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, Washington) DBTAC Northwest ADA Information Center © Copyright 2012 Docstoc Inc. 5 TACE Northwest Center for Continuing Education in Rehabilitation University of Washington 6912 220th St SW #105 Mountlake Terrace, WA. 98043 206-902-0953 (voice/tty) http://www.nwadacenter.org DBTAC Northwest CCER ADA Knowledge Translation Center University of Washington Seattle, WA 98382 email@example.com adakt.washington.edu Access Board (or Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board) Publications and questions 800-872-2253 (voice) 800-993-2822 (TTY) Internet address www.access-board.gov United States Access Board 1331 F Street NW, Suite 1000 Washington, DC 20004-1111 firstname.lastname@example.org Job Accommodation Network (JAN) 800-526-7234 (voice) 877-781-9403 (TTY) Internet address www.askjan.org/ Project ACTION © Copyright 2012 Docstoc Inc. 6 Transportation information and publications 800-659-6428 (voice) TTY: use relay service Easter Seals Project Action 1425 K Street, NW, Suite 200 Washington, DC 20005 Internet address http://www.projectaction.org/ Internal Revenue Service Tax forms and publications 800-829-3676 (voice) 800-829-4059 (TTY) Internet address www.irs.gov OTHER LAWS OF INTEREST Fair Housing Act, for questions or publications, call Department of Housing and Urban Development: Fair Housing general questions 800-669-9777 (voice) 800-927-9275 (TTY) Internet address www.hud.gov/offices/fheo Fair Housing accessibility questions 888-341-7781 (voice/TTY) Internet address www.fairhousingfirst.org © Copyright 2012 Docstoc Inc. 7 Air Carrier Access Act Aviation Consumer Protection Division 800-778-4838 (voice) 800-455-9880 (TTY) Internet address http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov Accessibility laws applying to Congress, Congressional accessibility 202-724-9250 (voice) 202-426-1912 (TTY) Internet address www.compliance.gov (Created from information provided by the ADA at www.ada.gov) © Copyright 2012 Docstoc Inc. 8
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