In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (“Section 504”), the City of Downey does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. The City does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. The City does not exclude or deny individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to receive program benefits or services. If you need accommodations to access information or participate in City of Downey public meetings, programs or services, please contact the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator at the contact information listed below.
ADA Public Notice (English)
The City of Downey does not discriminate on the basis of disability in admission to, access to, or operations of its programs, services or activities. The City does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices. Questions, concerns, complaints or requests for additional information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act may be forwarded to the City's ADA/Section 501 Coordinator as noted below.
The ADA/Section 504 Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the efforts of the City of Downey to comply with Title II of the ADA and Section 504 and to review concerns, complaints or requests regarding access to City programs, services or activities. The City of Downey ADA/Section 504 Coordinator is:
City of Downey
Vaniah De Rojas, ADA/Section 504 Coordinator
11111 Brookshire Avenue
Downey, CA 90241
T: (562) 299-6619
F: (562) 923-6388
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Transition Plan (includes facilities, streets and sidewalks)
The initial step in processing a request for accommodation under Title II of the ADA is by completing the City's Title II ADA Reasonable Accommodation Form. An accommodation is a reasonable modification or adjustment that enables a qualified person with a disability to enjoy the same access to facilities, services, activities, and programs that are enjoyed by persons without disabilities.
Individuals with disabilities who need special assistance to participate in a City program, service, or activity, or request a modification of policies or procedures, can complete the Title II ADA Reasonable Accommodation Form and submit to the ADA Coordinator at 11111 Brookshire Avenue, Downey, CA 90241, ADACoordinator@downeyca.org, or Fax: (562) 923-6388.
The City of Downey will provide appropriate auxiliary aids and services whenever necessary for those individuals who have hearing, sight or speech impairments, unless to do so would result in a fundamental alteration of its programs or an undue administrative or financial burden. No surcharge will be placed on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing these auxiliary aids/services or reasonable accommodations.
Notification of at least 48 hours prior to the program, service, or activity will enable the City to make arrangements to assure accessibility. If accommodations are needed for an event, please allow four (4) business days prior to the event to process your request and to make appropriate accommodations if they are approved.
The City of Downey has adopted a formal complaint and grievance policy and grievance form for prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging concerns, complaints or requests for access to City programs. The City’s Complaint and Grievance Policy and Grievance Form are provided below. Grievances can be submitted to the ADA/Section 504 Coordinator.
Complaint and Grievance Procedure