Special Needs

Washington County does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities.

Betty J. Thomas, County Clerk, has been designated to coordinate compliance with the non-discrimination requirements contained in section 35.107 of the Department of Justice regulations.

Information concerning the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and the rights provided there under, are available from the Washington County Clerks Office, located at 256 East Court, Weiser, Idaho.

POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY

HANDICAP PARKING – located on the west side of the courthouse near the ramp on the west entrance and is marked with a handicap sign.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESS – The west entrance to Washington County Courthouse provides a ramp into the lower level of the courthouse. An elevator on that floor is available for accessibility to the other floors.

HEARING IMPAIRED – Sign language interpreters, utilizing both the correct English method and the American Sign Language method, are available upon request at the Clerk of Court’s office, on the first floor. A deputy clerk may be available for note taking during hearings or meetings. This can be requested at the Clerk of Court’s office, located on the first floor. A personal PA system is available for use during hearings or meetings.

SPEECH IMPAIRED – A deputy clerk can be available upon request for aid in exchanging written notes. This can be requested at the Clerk of Court’s office.

VISUAL IMPAIRED – A deputy clerk or other designated personnel is available to provide assistance in locating different offices, etc. in the courthouse. This can be requested at the Clerk of Court’s office.

ELEVATOR – An elevator, located in the building, provides access to the first and second floors.

RESTROOMS – The female handicap accessible restroom is located on the first floor near the staircase. The male handicap accessible restroom is located in the basement near the elevator..