A Place of Healing – A Voice of Hope.

Accessibility Statement

Accessibility Statement for Lydia’s House.

Lydia’s House is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.


Measures to support accessibility

Lydia’s House takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of the Lydia’s House website:

Appoint an accessibility officer and/or ombudsperson.

Our development partners in 1905 New Media serve as our appointed accessibility officer.

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.
Lydia’s House 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 the Lydia’s House website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Lydia’s House. Contact Us.


Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Lydia’s House. is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Safari browser v.12. with Voice Over on MacOS


Lydia’s House is not compatible with:

  • Browsers older than 3 major versions.
  • Mobile operating systems older than 5 years.
  • Technical specifications


Accessibility of Lydia’s House 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

Lydia’s House and 1905 New Media assessed the accessibility of the Lydia’s House website by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation
  • External evaluation