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NYS Governor's Program to Hire Individuals with Disabilities

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NYS Department of Civil Service


This is the application for the NYS Governor's Program to Hire Individuals with Disabilities Under Sections 55-b and 55-c of the Civil Service law.

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You are welcome to contact staff with any questions you have. They can be reached at 518-233-3118 or 1-866-297-4356.



  • 1-866-297-4356, Toll Free, 9:00 - 4:00


Alternative Employment OptionsDisability RightsEmploymentEmployment SupportsGeneral Support for FamiliesLegal Rights/Protective ServicesStigmas/Discrimination

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Family/Youth Support and Peer Advocacy

Information and support for individuals and families with behavioral, emotional, physical and/or mental health challenges.

Financial Assistance

Help given to a person or organization in the form of money, loans, reduced taxes, etc.

Legal/Civil Rights/Protective Services

Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.

Training and Technical Assistance

Planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of activities designed to achieve specific learning objectives and help resolve problems.

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council