Both the ADA and Title VI require that a specific person to be designated for the local government as a Coordinator responsible for the administrative requirements applicable to those regulations. The role of the Coordinator includes:
- Coordinating compliance activities of the City related to nondiscrimination in its programs and services
- Assisting citizens with requests for program modifications, improvements of physical accessibility of existing facilities, or auxiliary aids and services needed due to a disability or Limited English Proficiency
- Managing the City’s Complaint/Grievance Procedure for complaints of alleged discrimination by the City under the ADA, Title VI, or related authorities
The City of Providence ADA & Title VI Coordinator may be contacted at:
ADA Title II Coordinator
Leonela Felix, Ethics Education and ADA Title II Coordinator
City of Providence, Solicitor’s Office
444 Westminster Street, Suite 220
Providence, RI 02903
401-680-5333 (voice) or 711 (TTY)
Title VI Coordinator
What can the ADA & Title VI Coordinator help me with?
The following types of requests may be used to tell the City about a specific need you may have related to a disability or other protected class, when trying to participate in a program, service or activity of the City of Providence. You can request assistance by contacting the department where you are doing business, or the ADA Coordinator by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at 401-680-5333. Please note, request must be made at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or activity.