West Homestead Borough is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.
The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. The West Homestead Borough website aims to be conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. However, there may be some parts of this website that do not fully conform to the accessibility standard, particularly any information embedded from a third party. Please see the Limitations and Alternative section below for details and examples.
Additional accessibility considerations
ADA Section 508
We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of West Homestead Borough Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on West Homestead Borough Website:
- Phone: 412-461-1844 ext. 1
- E-mail: Please use the form below
- Visitor address: 456 West Eighth Avenue, West Homestead, PA 15120
- Postal address: 456 West Eighth Avenue, West Homestead, PA 15120
Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology
West Homestead Borough Website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:
- Recent versions of modern web browsers.
Accessibility of West Homestead Borough 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:
These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.
Limitations and alternatives
Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of West Homestead Borough Website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.
Known limitations for West Homestead Borough Website:
- Contrast ratios for content embedded from third party websites may not meet WCAG contrast requirements
- Videos embedded from third party websites (YouTube) may not have captions available.
West Homestead Borough assessed the accessibility of this Website by the following approaches:
- External evaluation
Other related evidence for West Homestead Borough Website is available at:
Formal approval of this accessibility statement
This Accessibility Statement is approved by:
William Etherington, West Homestead Borough Manager
Please email the office or complete the form below to inform us about any accessibility issues you experience while browsing our website so that we may review and address your findings.
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This statement was last updated April 10, 2023.