Discrimination & Disabilities

These pages contain information about the City’s Human Rights Code, human rights and anti-discrimination services and activities, and resources and services for people with disabilities.

Page updated on May 14, 2019 at 1:13 PM

Human Rights

About the activities and services of the Alexandria Office of Human Rights and the Human Rights Commission, and information on the City’s Human Rights Code.


These pages contain information about discrimination, sexual harassment, and how to remedy such situations. 

Resources & Services for Persons with Disabilities

Adult Services

Information and resources for seniors and adults with disabilities with special emphasis given to those who have a low income and are most at risk of being institutionalized.

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Programs

Information about the City’s diverse mental health services programs.

Children and Youth Programs

  • Center for Children and Families
  • Child Protective Services
  • Parent Infant Education Program (PIE) – A program for infants and toddlers, up to 3 years old, whose physical or mental development is slower than expected, who are diagnosed with a condition likely to result in a delay, or who have a 25% delay in one or more developmental areas.  
  • Project Lifesaver -- Project Lifesaver assists in providing a timely response to save lives and reduce potential injury for adults and children who wander due to Alzheimer’s, autism, Down syndrome, and related conditions or disorders.