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Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities

Making sure the City is inclusive to people of all abilities through advocacy and education.

Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

What we do

The Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities houses the Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities and the Office of ADA Compliance. Both offices work to make Philadelphia a better place for people with disabilities.

The Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities:

  • Advocates for policies, programs, and systemic changes that maximize independence and community integration for Philadelphians with disabilities.
  • Provides resources and referrals to local organizations that support residents with disabilities.
  • Educates the community on the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and other laws that protect the civil rights of people with disabilities.

The Office of ADA Compliance:

  • Writes policies and procedures, and develops resources to ensure equal access to City-provided services, programs, and activities for people with disabilities.
  • Educates employees and City entities on disability-related laws.
  • Oversees the Philadelphia transition plan and structural access within City buildings.
  • Responds to grievances from residents with disabilities who feel discriminated against.

Together, these two offices help ensure those with disabilities have equal and equitable access to:

  • Employment opportunities.
  • Accessible and affordable housing.
  • Elementary and secondary education.
  • Health care.
  • Recreation, arts, and culture.
  • Government services and buildings.

Connect

Address
City Hall
Room 260D
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Email Claudia Tasco, Constituent Services Coordinator
claudia.tasco@phila.gov

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Announcements

Join a Town Hall for the Mayor’s Commission on People With Disabilities

The Mayor’s Commission on People with Disabilities invites you to join us for our Fall Town Hall

  • When: October 27,2021; 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
  • Where: Virtually on Zoom
    • Register in advance online.
    • After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

*ASL and Closed Captioning will be provided; to request additional ADA accommodations please email or call Claudia Tasco (Claudia.Tasco@phila.gov or 215-686-2798) by October 20, 2021.

Agenda:

  • 7:00 p.m. – 7:10 p.m.: Welcome
  • 7:10 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.: Update on the ADA Transition Plan
  • 7:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.: Updates on current and upcoming work of the Commission
  • 7:45 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.: Public Comments: Residents and families can share their input to support the work of the Commission going forward.

Staff

Name Job title Phone #
Adrienne Ewing Director of ADA Compliance
(215) 686-2194
Amy Nieves Executive Director
(215) 686-2162
Claudia Tasco Constituent Services Coordinator
(215) 686-2798
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