The Suffolk County Department of Social Services (Department) shall ensure that applicants and recipients of services who are in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a disability have equal access to all benefits, programs and services for which they are eligible, including those offered by other agencies operating on behalf of the Department.
If you are disabled and require reasonable accommodation, please submit a request here: Request for Reasonable Accommodation. You may also notify any staff at your local DSS Center, or contact the Commissioner’s Response Unit (CRU) at 631-854-9935 to be transferred to the appropriate party.
If your ADA accommodation request is denied, you can submit a complaint/grievance pursuant to the Suffolk County Department of Social Services ADA Grievance Procedure. To view the Grievance Procedure, click here: Grievance Procedure. For the Service Complaint form click here: Service Complaint form. For a Spanish translation of the Service Complaint form, click here: Link to Spanish Translated Service Complaint form.
For questions regarding the reasonable accommodation or grievance policies please contact the Department ADA Compliance Office at:
ADA Compliance Officer
Suffolk County DSS - Commissioner’s Office
3085 Veterans Memorial Highway
Ronkonkoma, N.Y. 11779
For other questions about special accommodations for people with disabilities, please call the Suffolk County Office for People with Disabilities at 631-853-8333.
For more ADA information and non-exclusive examples of reasonable accommodations please see the Link to "Are You Disabled? Do You Need Additional Help?" Notice.
To access the Are You Disabled? Do You Need Additional Help? Notice in an alternate language, click the links below:
Access Temporary Assistance applications and forms here: