Confidentiality

What you should know about this site

Information that the Council seeks via this site is broad-ranging advice regarding policy direction as it effects individuals with disabilities rather than specific individual experiences. You may tell us your individual experiences and we may find, (if your experience is similar to that of others), areas that need improvement by ACCES-VR but the information can not be kept confidential.

It may be to your benefit to contact your counselor directly regarding any complaints you may have regarding service. If you cannot reach an agreement with your counselor, you may contact ACCES-VR’s consumer complaint line by calling 1-800-222-5627.

The Council CAN NOT and DOES NOT guarantee confidentiality of submitted information. Many people have access to the material that is submitted through this site. The information is reviewed, analyzed for statistical purposes, and sent on to the Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services - Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) for resolution and response.

 

State Rehabilitation Council

The Council provides advice and support to The State Education Department’s Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) on behalf of people with disabilities and their families regarding the delivery of effective rehabilitation services that leads to employment for New Yorker's with disabilities.

State Council

Meeting Dates

The following meetings will be held virtually by zoom:
(Join the meeting via Zoom)

March 02-03, 2021
June 08-09, 2021

The following meetings will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Albany Medical Center, 62 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY  12208:

September 28-29, 2021
December 14-15, 2021

For confirmation of meeting dates or any additional information, contact (518) 486-7490.

Please note:  Interpreters are provided only upon request.  To request an interpreter or other accommodations, contact ACCES-VR as soon as possible at accessrc@nysed.gov  but no latter than 10 days prior to the meeting date.

Agenda for upcoming meeting
(coming soon)