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ADA Technical Assistance

ADA National Network

voice/tty: 800/949-4232

The ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels. The ADA National Network consists of ten Regional ADA National Network Centers located throughout the United States that provides personalized, local assistance to ensure that the ADA is implemented wherever possible. We are not an enforcement or regulatory agency, but a helpful resource supporting the ADA's mission to "make it possible for everyone with a disability to live a life of freedom and equality."


Department of Justice

voice: 800/514-0301
TTY: 800/514-0383


Job Accommodation Network

voice: 800/ADA-WORK
fax: 800/526-7234
TTY: 877/781-9403
voice/tty: 800/ADA-WORK

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace. JAN?s trusted consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities. Assistance is available both over the phone and online. Those who can benefit from JAN?s services include private employers of all sizes, government agencies, employee representatives, and service providers, as well as people with disabilities and their families. JAN represents the most comprehensive job accommodation resource available. From Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneurs, JAN has served customers across the United States and around the world for more than 25 years. Its consultants are thought leaders and innovators on disability employment issues, and all have earned at least one Master's degree in their specialized fields, ranging from rehabilitation counseling to education and engineering. Meet the JAN staff. JAN is one of several services provided by the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). Its development has been achieved through the collaborative efforts of ODEP, West Virginia University, and private industry throughout North America.


State Vocational Rehabilitation Office


State agency which provides vocational rehabilitation services to individuals with disabilities. Services can include: counseling, advocacy, job training, job placements, and a variety of additional support services including continuing, adult and post-secondary education. For the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation Services in your state, consult a phone directory.


U.S. Department of Labor - Office of Disability Policy (ODEP)

200 Constitution Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20210

voice: 1-866-ODEP-DOL (633-7365)
TTY: 1-877-889-5627

ODEP's mission is to provide leadership to increase employment opportunities for adults and youth with disabilities. ODEP is a federal agency in the Department of Labor.


U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

131 M Street, NE
Washington, DC 20507

voice: 202-663-4900
TTY: 202-663-4494
All other inquiries: 1-800-669-4000

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is responsible for enforcing federal laws that make it illegal to discriminate against a job applicant or an employee because of the person's race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.


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