NICCS and the Department of Homeland Security are committed to providing accessible Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to individuals with disabilities, including members of the public and federal employees, by meeting or exceeding the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In addition, the Department is also committed to ensuring accessibility of our buildings and facilities as required by the Architectural Barriers Act, 42 U.S.C. 4151 through 4157.
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (29 U.S.C. 794d)
Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended requires agencies, during the procurement, development, maintenance, or use of ICT, to ensure that individuals with disabilities have access to and use of ICT information and data comparable to the access and use afforded to individuals without disabilities (i.e., “ICT accessibility"), unless an undue burden would be imposed on the agency. More information on Section 508 and the technical standards can be found at www.section508.gov.
If you have feedback or concerns related to the accessibility of any content on this website, please contact the NICCS Supervisory Office via email at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov for assistance. If applicable, please include the web address or URL and the specific problems you have encountered. If you would like to file a Section 508-related complaint, please contact the Section 508 Coordinator via email at Accessibility@hq.dhs.gov.
If you have comments and/or questions related to the agency’s Section 508 program, please contact the Section 508 Coordinator via email at Accessibility@hq.dhs.gov.
To enable us to respond in a manner most helpful to you, please indicate the nature of your accessibility problem, the preferred format in which to receive the material, the web address (URL) of the material with which you are having difficulty, and your contact information.
Additional information regarding compliance with 508 requirements is available at the DHS Office of Accessible Systems and Technology.