Homeland Security and Emergency Services

Civil Rights and Accessibility


It is the policy of the state of New York to provide for and promote equal opportunity in employment and equal access to all programs and services without discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, military status, disability, marital status, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics, arrest record, previous conviction record, and any other status or condition protected by law.

DHSES Notice of Nondiscrimination and complaint process


Reasonable Accommodations

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 Reasonable Accommodation policy additional information



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