Reasonable Accommodation for the Public

The State of New York is committed to assuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. It is the Office of General Services' policy to provide reasonable accommodations in all of its programs and services. This policy is based on the federal Americans with Disabilities Act, Title II and all applicable federal regulations thereunder. OGS strives to provide:

  • Physical accessibility at government facilities, programs, and events;
  • Policies, procedures, and accommodations to ensure that all people can partake in, and benefit from, OGS programs and services; and
  • Necessary auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication to all people.

To review the Policy in its entirety, please see the OGS Reasonable Accommodation Policy for Individuals with a Disability document below. 

NYS OGS hosts the following agencies in the provision of administration services, this includes reasonable accommodation and accessibility.

  • Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services
  • Division of Veterans' Services
  • Office for the Aging
  • Council on the Arts
  • Hudson River Valley Greenway
  • Office of Indigent Legal Services
  • State Liquor Authority
  • Office of Cannabis Management
  • Offices of the Inspector General/Welfare Inspector General
  • Office for the Prevention of Domestic Violence 

The OGS Division of Human Resources Management (HRM) is the designee for all reasonable accommodation requests. Contract the DRA:

Office of General Services
Designee for Reasonable Accommodations (DRA)
Human Resources Management
31st Floor, Corning Tower
Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12242
[email protected]
Fax: 518-474-9211


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