Office of Operations

United States Department of Agriculture

What is the TARGET Center?

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) established the Technology & Accessible Resources Give Employment Today (TARGET) Center in 1992 to utilize the power of technology and provide impactful services related to improving accessibility and contributing to the complete employment experience of individuals with disabilities. 

Vision: To positively impact the lives of individuals with disabilities who provide and obtain resources from the USDA.

Mission: Provide an integrative center for disability-related activities that enhances the Department’s employer of choice capability for individuals with disabilities.

Featured Technology

Desktop video magnifier

Photo of portable video magnifier standing vertically and use to sign a check book.

Portable Video Magnifier

Screen reading and magnification image

Screen magnification and screen reading solution for low vision computer users. 

Our Customers

USDA Employees

Map of the United States

TARGET Center services are available to USDA employees across the country at no cost.

Federal Partners

Todd Betteker from TARGET and Karen Argueta from CAP pose in front of our digital display after a partnership meeting.

TARGET Center partners with Federal agency programs and offices with complimentary missions in support of individuals with disabilities.


TARGET Center is open to the public for  educational events and appointments to learn about accessible technology.

International Reach

TARGET Center works with international vendors and delegates to further our knowledge of assistive technology best practices around the world.