Section 504 Officer and Process for Grievance


Pursuant to Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and its implementing regulations (“Section 504”), no otherwise qualified individual with a disability shall, solely by reason of his/her disability, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance.

The City of Pittston does not discriminate in access to, participation in, or treatment, or employment in, its programs or activities. The City of Pittston’s Section 504 Officer is Joseph Chacke. The Officer can be reached at 35 Broad St. Pittston, PA 18640 or telephone: 570-654-4601 or fax: 570-602-9261, or email:

(TDD users:  PA Relay Center 7-1-1)

Grievance procedures for any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against or denied equal opportunity or access to programs or services may file a complaint, which shall be referred to as a grievance, with the City of Pittston as shown above or

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

FHEO/Region III Office, Mid-Atlantic Office

100 Penn Square East, 12th Floor

Philadelphia PA 19107


Fax: 215-656-3349

Grievance procedures and complaint forms may be requested from the City of Pittston by contacting the Section 504 Officer, Joseph Chacke as identified above.