Assistance? Contact an Access Specialist

If you need assistance identifying barriers in your businesses and developing a readily achievable barrier removal plan, you may want to hire an access specialist. The list of access specialists below own and operate their own businesses and have provided a statement regarding their knowledge and experience. This is not a complete list and you may want to contact your local center for independent living to obtain additional resources.

Accessible Homes

Accessible Homes is a certified woman owned accessibility builder and remodeler licensed, and insured in Minnesota. Our focus is creating environments that are accessible for people of all abilities. Accessible Homes has knowledge and experience working in both commercial and residential settings. We are certified in accessibility by both the state of Minnesota Dept. of Labor and Industry and have received an accessibility certification through the Minnesota Builders Association.

Contact Andy for additional information and assistance at 651-450-5620 (Fax 651-554-3085) or http://www.accessiblehomesllc.net/.

Julee Quarve-Peterson, Inc

Julee Quarve-Peterson, Inc. (JQP, Inc.) is a small, woman-owned business specializing in accessibility with over 40 years of experience working with businesses (Title III) and government entities (Title II). With extensive knowledge in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ADA 2010 Standards for Accessible Design and the Minnesota Building Code, Chapter 1341 (Accessibility) and how they apply to existing facilities, JQP, Inc. is able to assist clients in understanding their minimum obligations as well as identifying other opportunities to provide greater accessibility for all customers. JQP, Inc. can work with clients to review their existing site, develop a barrier removal plan and (if necessary) respond to complaints/lawsuits.

Contact Julee Quave-Peterson at JQP_inc@yahoo.com or leave a voicemail at 612-709-2379.

rlkACCESS, LLC

rlkACCESS, LLC is a Minnesota woman/disability-owned business specializing in creating, improving, and ensuring disability access that works.  With strong working knowledge of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 2010 ADA Standards, and the Minnesota State Accessibility Code. rlkACCESS, LLC can provide individuals and businesses with plan review, technical assistance, and site review.  rlkACCESS, LLC can also assist in prioritizing access modifications in order to avoid or respond to complaints.

For more information, please contact Roberta L. Kehne, rlkACCESS, LLC, at 612-624-1801 or rlkehne@umn.edu.