Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Reasonable Accommodation for the Public

The State of New York is committed to assuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. It is the policy of the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services (DHSES) 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. DHSES 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, DHSES programs and services; and
  • Necessary auxiliary aids and services to ensure effective communication to all people.

Review the DHSES's Policy in its entirety - Policy for Reasonable Accommodation in Programs and Services for Individuals with Disabilities

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
40th Floor, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza, Albany, NY 12242
accessibility@dhses.ny.gov