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The Pacific ADA Center to builds partnerships between the disability community and the general public by enhancing understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through education and technical assistance.
The Pacific ADA Center is one of ten Regional Centers in the ADA National Network set up across the United States to provide information and referral, training, consultation, and technical assistance to the business, state and local government, and disability communities about their responsibilities and rights under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The Center includes numerous consultants, a small staff, and subcontracts with more than 20 entities regionwide. The Center participates in nationwide training projects and the development of materials for broad based distribution. Pacific ADA Center receives direct and current information from the Departments of Justice, Transportation, Education, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and the Federal Communications Commission to implement the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Activities include:
Provide information, problem solving assistance, and referrals for implementing the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
  • Conduct community outreach and regionwide dissemination of listserv messages, social media posts, and materials.
  • Coordinate and conduct national webinars, regional conferences, individual state training workshops, local trainings, and presentations.
  • Provide hotline technical assistance on the ADA.
  • Coordinate the provision of on-site technical assistance for entities with rights and/or responsibilities under the law.
  • Maintain an accessible website at
The Center's work is made possible by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR). For more information about how Pacific ADA Center can help you, contact our staff at 1-800-949-4232 (V/TTY).

Personal Preparedness Resources
Emergency Preparedness Publications & Resources -

These resources have info useful for preparing for many kinds of emergencies and events including PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) and unplanned power outages.

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