About Civil Rights Compliance The Department of Children and Families (DCF) must comply with Federal Civil Rights' laws and regulations as a stipulation for receiving federal funds from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. As a receipt of these funds, all DCF agency partners must also comply with the same Civil Rights laws. Additionally, compliance includes: data collection and analysis, identifying key staff, compliant/grievance procedure, and self-assessment, all detailed in the Civil Rights Compliance (CRC) Plan Requirements document. Below are laws and legislation pertaining to Civil Rights: Federal Laws Age Discrimination Act of 1975 Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 Title II Subpart A of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, amended Civil Rights Act of 1964 - Title VII, as amended Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended Title VII, Civil Right Act of 1964, as amended. Section 2000e-16, Employment by Federal Government Education Amendments of 1972 - Title IX, as amended Equal Pay Act of 1963, as amended Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, (PRWORA) Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended Your Rights under Section 504 Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended Executive Orders Executive Order 11246, as amended Executive Order 13145 (PDF) - To Prohibit Discrimination in Federal Employment Based on Genetic Information Executive Order 13160 (PDF) - Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Race, Sex, Color, National Origin, Disability, Religion, Age, Sexual Orientation, and Status as a Parent in Federally Conducted Education and Training Programs Executive Order 13166 (PDF) - Improving Access to Services for Persons With Limited English Proficiency For additional information, contact the DCF Equal Opportunity Officer by email or by phone at 608-422-6889, via TTY at 711, and Toll-Free at 1-800-947-3529.