Website Accessibility

This website is subject to the requirements of NYS Policy NYS-P08-005, "Accessibility of Web-Based Information and Applications which can be found at NYS Policy NYS-P08-005 Accessibility of Web-Based Information and Applications.

New York State Policy NYS P08-005 establishes minimum accessibility requirements for web-based Information and applications developed, procured, maintained or used by state entities. The goal of the policy is to encourage a more inclusive state workforce and increase the availability of governmental services to all members of the public. 

Questions regarding this policy should be directed to the ITS Public Information Office at [email protected] 

Concerns about the accessibility of this website should be reported to Dana K. Scalere, the OPWDD American with Disabilities Act Coordinator (ADA) at [email protected] or telephone 518-474-7700.

Language Access

The OPWDD Statewide Language Access Coordinator can be contacted at [email protected]v or at 518-402-4244. People with hearing impairment use NY Relay System 7-1-1. Members of the public who are planning to attend an OPWDD meeting, event or training and will need an in-person interpreter, such as for American Sign Language, should contact [email protected]. If possible, please provide a two-week advance notice to help us fill this request.

Public Accommodations

New York State is committed to assuring equal opportunity for persons with disabilities. Dana K. Scalere is the OPWDD American with Disabilities Act Coordinator (ADA).

If you need further assistance regarding NYS OPWDD Public Accommodations, please contact [email protected] or telephone 518-474-7700. Mail to 44 Holland Avenue, Albany, NY 12229. People with hearing impairment use NY Relay System 7-1-1.

OPWDD has published an Accessible Events Guide to assist the public in planning in-person and virtual events that are accessible to people of all abilities.