Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act
What is the Americans with Disabilities Act?
The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) is a comprehensive civil rights law that Congress enacted to end discrimination against people with disabilities.
It guarantees equal opportunities for people with disabilities in:
- Public accommodations
- State and local government services
Title II of the ADA requires the City of Seattle to provide people with disabilities an equal opportunity to access City services, programs and activities.
For more information regarding the City of Seattle and Title II of the ADA, please visit seattle.gov/ada
Title II grievance process
If you feel that the City of Seattle has failed to accommodate your disability or provide you with equal access to a City activity, program or service, you have a few options:
- Work with Jennifer Mechem, the City of Seattle ADA Coordinator, to resolve the issue directly with the City department
Email: ADA coordinator
Voice: 206-684-2489 (CITY)
Department of Finance and Administrative Services
700 Fifth Ave., Suite 5200
P.O. Box 94689
Seattle, WA 98124-4689
- Grievance process
- File a grievance or a charge with the Seattle Office for Civil Rights
- File a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice