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Notice of Rights - Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Notice of Rights Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 USC § 794d)

Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (Section 508) requires all electronic and information technology (also referred to as information and communication technology or ICT) that is developed, procured, maintained, or used by a federal agency to be accessible to people with disabilities. Examples of ICT include web sites, telephones, multimedia devices, and copiers. Access available to individuals with disabilities must be comparable to access available to others. Standards for Section 508 compliance are developed and maintained by the United States Access Board. Further information about the Access Board's standards and Section 508 generally may be found at https://www.section508.gov/.

If you have questions about the Food and Nutrition Service's (FNS) Section 508 program, please contact:

For information about filing a complaint against USDA-FNS and/or its divisions under Section 508, contact:

Director
Civil Rights Division
USDA, Food and Nutrition Service
1320 Braddock Place, 7th Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314

E-mail: FNCS.EEO@usda.gov, Subject Line: Section 508 Complaint

To file a complaint against another agency, contact that agency's Section 508 Coordinator. Contact information for Section 508 Coordinators may be found at ;https://section508.gov/tools/coordinator-listing.​

Notice of Rights Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 (42 USC § 4151-57)

The Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) requires access to facilities that are designed, built, altered, or leased with Federal funds. The Access Board is the federal agency responsible for enforcing the ABA. The Access Board's accessibility standards are available on their website at https://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/buildings-and-sites/about-the-aba-standards. Information about filing an ABA complaint may be found at https://www.access-board.gov/enforcement/.

11/03/2021