Department of Energy (DOE) and Section 508

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In 1998, the Congress amended the Rehabilitation Act to require that all Federal agencies make information and communications technology (ICT) accessible to people with disabilities.  Under Section 508 (29 U.S.C. 794d), agencies must:

  • Incorporate Section 508 requirements into policy and practice
  • Manage administrative complaints
  • Respond to reporting requirements

Section 508 Complaints

If you believe the ICT used by the Department of Energy does not comply with the Section 508 law, you may file a complaint.  Please start by sending your compliant to the DOE Section 508 Coordinator DOESection508Coordinator@Hq.Doe.Gov mailbox.  If your complaint is not resolved at this level you may file a complaint by downloading and filing out the DOE EEO Intake Form 2019.   

Instructions for Submitting the EEO Intake Form

This form (and any attachments) may be submitted in person (Forrestal Room 5B-168), or by FAX to (202) 586-3075. For other methods to submit this form, or for further information, please call (202) 586-2218.

For the DOE Accessibility Standard Statement, please visit the Accessibility Standard Statement page.