Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Notification
Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging gives public notice of its policy to assure full compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related statutes. Title VI requires that no person in the United States of America shall, on the grounds of race, color, or national origin, be excluded from the participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which DRPT receives federal financial assistance.
Any person who believes that he or she has, individually, or as a member of any specific class of persons, been excluded from the participation in, been denied the benefits of, or been otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity for which Senior Connections provides assistance, and believes the discrimination is based upon race, color, national origin, gender, age, economic status, or limited English proficiency has the right to file a formal complaint.
Persons wishing to request additional information on Senior Connections’ Title VI obligations may contact Senior Connections at 804-343-3000, or write to the following address: Title VI Compliance Officer, Senior Connections, 24 E. Cary Street, Richmond VA 23219.
Any person who believes that she or he has been aggrieved by any unlawful discriminatory practice under Title VI may file a complaint with Senior Connections. For more information on Senior Connections civil rights program, and the procedures to file a complaint, contact Senior Connections at 804-343-3000, or write to the following address: Title VI Compliance Officer, Senior Connections, 24 E. Cary Street, Richmond VA 23219.
For complainants who may be unable to file a written complaint, verbal information will be accepted by Senior Connections at 804-343-3000.
ADA Notice Under The Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs or activities.
Employment: Senior Connections, The Capital Area Agency on Aging, does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.
Effective Communication: Senior Connections will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in Senior Connections programs, services and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing or vision impairments.
Modifications to Policies and Procedures: Senior Connections will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services and activities.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a Senior Connections’ program, service or activity, should contact the agency program’s supervisor at 804-343-3000 before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require Senior Connections to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose any undue financial or administrative burden.
Complaints that a Senior Connection program, service or activity is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to HR Manager (Mrs. Marilyn Branch Mitchell) for Senior Connections at 24 East Cary Street, Richmond VA 23219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Connections will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy.