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Accessibility statement

Accessibility Statement for Fostering in Dudley Website

This is an accessibility statement from Dudley Council.

Measures to support accessibility

Dudley Council takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of Fostering in Dudley Website:

  • Include accessibility as part of our mission statement.

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.

  • Provide continual accessibility training for our staff.

  • Assign clear accessibility goals and responsibilities.

  • Employ formal accessibility quality assurance methods.

  • Inclusion of third party USERWAY accessibility interface to improve and increase our accessibility


Conformance status

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. Fostering in Dudley Website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.1 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.



We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Fostering in Dudley Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Fostering in Dudley Website:

  • Phone: 01384 815480

  • E-mail:

  • Visitor Address: Graphics Studio, Dudley Council,

  • Postal Address: Council House, Priory Road, Dudley DY1 1HR

We try to respond to feedback within 2 business days.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Fostering in Dudley Website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Windows and Mac OS

Fostering in Dudley Website is not compatible with:

  • Internet Explorer and old browsers

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Fostering in Dudley 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

Dudley Council assessed the accessibility of Fostering in Dudley Website by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation

  • Formal assessment once live through Council's IT team and Site Improver software


This statement was created on 11 May 2022 using the W3C Accessibility Statement Generator Tool.

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