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 for People with Disabilities:

  • Advances policies and programs for people with disabilities.
  • Provides resources for residents with disabilities.
  • Educates the community on the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Fair Housing Act, and other laws that impact people with disabilities.
  • Advises and advocates for 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 access to Philadelphia’s:

  • Government services and buildings.
  • Behavioral health services.
  • Health and human services.
  • Recreation, arts, and culture.
  • Employment opportunities.


1401 John F. Kennedy Blvd.
Room 900
Philadelphia, PA 19102


Name Job title Phone #
Saron McKee Director of ADA Compliance
Claudia Tasco Constituent Services Coordinator
(215) 686-2798
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