ACL Organizational Chart

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ACL Org Chart (text version below)

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ACL Organizational Chart Text Version

The U.S. Administration for Community Living (ACL) is led by the Administrator, who also serves as the Assistant Secretary for Aging. The Administrator is directly supported by the Principal Deputy Administrator. The following staff offices report directly to the Administrator:

  • Office of External Affairs
  • Office of Regional Operations, which includes ten offices located in various regions of the United States

ACL is comprised of the following units, which report directly to the Administrator:

  • Administration on Aging
  • Administration on Disabilities
  • Center of Integrated Programs
  • Center for Management and Budget
  • Center for Policy and Evaluation
  • National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research

The Administration on Aging is led by the Assistant Secretary for Aging, who is directly supported by the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging. Reporting directly to the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Aging are the following offices:

  • Office of Supportive and Caregiver Services
  • Office of Nutrition and Health Promotion Programs
  • Office of Elder Justice and Adult Protective Services
  • Office of American Indian, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian Programs
  • Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs

The Administration on Disability is headed by a Commissioner, who reports directly to the ACL Administrator, and a Deputy Commissioner who also serves as Director of Independent Living. Reporting directly to the Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner are the following offices:

  • Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Independent Living Administration

Reporting directly to the Deputy Administrator of the Center for Integrated programs are the following offices:

  • Office of Healthcare Information and Counseling
  • Office of Consumer Access and Self-Determination
  • Office of Integrated Care Innovations

Reporting directly to the Deputy Administrator of the Center for Management and Budget are the following offices:

  • Office of Budget and Finance
  • Office of Administration and Personnel
  • Office of Grants Management
  • Office of Information Resources Management

Reporting directly to the Director of the Center for Policy and Evaluation are the following offices:

  • Office of Policy Analysis and Development
  • Office of Performance and Evaluation

Reporting directly to the Director of the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research are the following offices:

  • Office of Research Sciences
  • Office of Research Evaluation and Administration

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Last Modified: 6/1/2015