How to File a Complaint

The State ADA Compliance Program is the primary point of service for handling of complaints of discrimination on the basis of disability against the State of Alaska. Please review the following filing options and timelines for programs or employment. You may contact the State ADA Coordinator at any time for confidential assistance or referral.

Please note that the following list is not comprehensive, and filing with the state ADA program does not prohibit you from filing a complaint under the ADA or other disability rights laws.

Programs, Services, or Activities

Employment

Enforcement agencies and filing times for employment-related disability discrimination complaints.

State Programs with Federal Civil Rights Compliance Requirements

Federally financially assisted programs may include civil rights compliance requirements, which may cover both employment and program-related complaints. Filing time varies, but is usually within 90 days of the alleged discrimination at the state level, and 180 days at the federal level. Some of the more requested programs follow.

Other Complaint Filing Options

  • Federal Contractors Compliance Program for employment related discrimination complaints against federal contractors or subcontractors. Filing time is 300 days.

  • State Ombudsman investigates citizen complaints against state government agencies and employees.

  • Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman identifies, investigates and resolves complaints and advocates for seniors.

  • Office on Victims’ Rights provides free legal services to victims of crime to help them obtain the rights they are guaranteed under the Alaska constitution and statutes with regard to their contacts with police, prosecutors, judges, and other criminal justice agencies in this state, as well as to advance and protect those victim rights in court when necessary and authorized by law. Office is within the Alaska Legislature.

  • Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault provides safety for Alaskans victimized or impacted by domestic Violence and sexual assault through a system of statewide crisis intervention, perpetrator accountability and prevention services.

  • Municipal ADA Coordinators or Contacts may provide informal resolution of ADA complaints locally. Oftentimes the ADA contact is noted in the community charter or publication or the top official (Mayor) can provide resolution. See the Community Directory for contact information.

State ADA Coordinator
10th Fl. State Office Building Juneau, AK 99811
Phone/TTY: 907-465-6929 • Fax: 907-465-5850 or 907-465-2576
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