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JFS Digital Accessibility Statement

JFS is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people of all abilities. We are continually improving the user experience and applying the relevant accessibility standards.


Measures to support accessibility

JFS takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of the JFS website:

  • JFS will appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.
  • Our development partners at 1905 New Media serve as our appointed accessibility officer.


Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people of all abilities. The guidelines define three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA.
Jewish Family Services is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA.

Partially conformant means that some of the content does not fully conform to the accessibility standard.



We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the JFS website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers by calling us at (314) 993-1000

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The JFS website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Safari browser v.12. with Voice Over on MacOS

The JFS website is not compatible with:

  • Browsers older than 3 major versions.
  • Mobile operating systems older than 5 years.


Technical specifications

Accessibility of the JFS website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.


Assessment approach

Accessibility of the JFS website was assessed by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • External evaluation


This statement was created on September 23, 2020.

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