Declaration on accessibility

The German Association for Public and Private Welfare is committed to making its website accessible barrier-free, in accordance with the Act on Equality of Disabled Persons (“Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz – BGG”) and the Ordinance on Barrier-free Information Technology (“Barrierefreie-Informationstechnik-Verordnung – BITV 2.0”).

This declaration on accessibility applies to the website

State of affairs regarding compatibility with the requirements of the BGG and the BITV 2.0
The declaration is based on a self-validation.
This website is partially compatible with the requirements of the BGG and the BITV 2.0.

  • Some of the PDF files linked to the website are not barrier-free. We are making efforts to successively replace the non-barrier-free contents by barrier-free contents, provided it will not be disproportionately burdensome in the individual case.
  • Spaces between texts are not adjustable.

Issue of this declaration on accessibility
This declaration was made on 23rd September 2020.
This declaration was last reviewed on 23rd September 2020.

Feedback and contact data
If, due to the barriers still existing, some contents are not accessible to you, or if you found any deficiencies in the barrier-free designing of the contents of our website, please let us know. We will make efforts to make those contents available to you in alternative ways.

In this case, you can use our contact form: allgemeines Kontakt-Formular
Or you can write an email: E-Mail.

You can also contact us by postal mail or by telephone:
Deutscher Verein für öffentliche und private Fürsorge e.V.
Michaelkirchstraße 17/18
10179 Berlin
Tel.: 030 62980-0
Fax: 030 62980-150

Arbitration procedure
Should you not be satisfied with the answers you got from the above contact, you may turn to the arbitration board. The arbitration board will check your case and try to reach a solution by means of an arbitration procedure. You can find information on the arbitration procedure on the website of the arbitration board: Internetseite der Schlichtungsstelle

You can contact the arbitration board at the following address:
Schlichtungsstelle zum Behindertengleichstellungsgesetz bei dem Beauftragten der Bundesregierung für die Belange von Menschen mit Behinderungen
Mauerstraße 53
10117 Berlin
Tel.: 030 18 527-2805
Fax: 030 18 527-2901

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