ONI Main: 503-823-4519
City/County Info: 503-823-4000
1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204
Here are a few examples of the types of allowable accommodations:
Definition of reasonable accommodations.
"Reasonable accommodations eligible for reimbursement" means:
Reimbursement for making reasonable accommodation.
Accommodation account established.
The accommodation account was approved by City Council as part of the Mayor’s proposed budget on June 08, 2017 as an account administered by the Office of Neighborhood involvement for providing ample accommodations in efforts to make ONI programs, partner agencies and organizational programs more accessible.
TYPES OF ALLOWABLE ACCOMMODATIONS
i) translation of approved documents
ii) simultaneous interpretation at approved programs or events
iii) purchase of interpretation equipment
iv) public transportation to and from approved programs or events
v) child care costs and/or supplies for approved programs or events
vi) difference in cost, for rental of accessible spaces for programs/events from other location previously booked that is inaccessible
vii) personal aide, when necessary to attend ONI program or event, or partner agency program or event
viii) equipment necessary to access ONI program or event, or partner agency program or event
ix) other approved accommodations may be made
This fund not meant to fulfill all accommodation expenses, or used in lieu of fulfilling legally required accommodations by other City bureaus or agencies. Workplace accommodations, capital improvement projects, or personal accommodations are not eligible to use this fund.
Submitting a request does not guarantee funding.