The State of New York is committed to assuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities.  It is the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs' (Justice Center) 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. Justice Center 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 follow the link at Justice Center Reasonable Accommodation Policy for Individuals with a Disability.

The Designee for Reasonable Accommodation (DRA) and American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator is:

Elatisha Kirnon

Chief Diversity Officer

Office of General Service Diversity & Equal Employment Opportunity Office

On behalf of NYS Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs

40th Floor, Corning Tower, ESP, Albany, NY 12242

DEEO@OGS.NY.Gov