CODI: Cornucopia of Disability Information

Rights of People with Disabilities:

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			     ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

General Information and Assistance

     New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
     52 Chambers Street -- Room 206
     New York, New York 10007
     (212) 566-0972 (voice)/(212) 566-3913 (voice/TTY)
     (212) 566-0046 (TDD only)

     New York State Office of the Advocate for the Disabled
     One Empire State Plaza -- 10th Floor
     Albany, New York 12223-0001
     (800) 522-4369 (voice/TDD)/(518) 473-4609
     or
     116 West 32nd Street -- 14th Floor
     New York, New York 10001
     (212) 502-0877

     New York State Commission on Quality of Care for the Mentally Disabled
     80 Maiden Lane -- Room 320B
     New York, New York 10038
     (212) 804-1639

     Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
     The New York Public Library
     166 Avenue of the Americas
     New York, New York 10013
     (212) 925-101 1
     or
     Cultural Education Center
     Empire State Plaza
     Albany, New York 12230
     (800) 342-3688/(518) 474-5935

Where to File Complaints

Federal Rehabilitation Act
Section 503 (Employment -- Federal Contractors)

     Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs
     United States Department of Labor
     201 Varick Street
     New York, New York 10014
     (212) 337-2006

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Section 504 (Employment/Programs -- Federal Fund Recipients)

File with Federal agency funding the entity about which complaint is being
made; Federal agencies handling most complaints include:

     United States Department of Education
     Office of Civil Rights
     26 Federal Plaza -- Room 33130
     New York, New York 10278
     (212) 264-2906

     United States Department of Health and Human Services
     Office of Civil Rights
     26 Federal Plaza -- Room 3312
     New York, New York 10278
     (212) 264-3313

     United States Department of Housing & Urban Development
     Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity
     26 Federal Plaza -- Room 3532
     New York, New York 10278
     (212) 264-1290

     United States Department of Justice
     Civil Rights Division
     Coordination and Review Section
     320 First Street, N.W.
     Washington, D.C. 20530
     (202) 724-2227

     United States Department of Labor
     Regional Office of Civil Rights
     201 Varick Street
     New York, New York 10014
     (212) 337-2218

     United States Department of Transportation
     Office of Civil Rights
     400 Seventh Street, S.W. -- Room 10215
     Washington, D.C. 20590
     (202) 366-4754

     United States Postal Service
     Regional Chief Inspector
     Gateway 2 Building -- Eighth Floor
     South Commerce Street & McCarter Highway
     Newark, New Jersey 07175
     (201) 261-5500
     (for employment under Sec. 501; program, Sec. 504)

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Federal Fair Housing Act

File with the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development,
listed under Sec. 504, above.

Federal Education of the Handicapped Act

File with the United States Department of Education, listed under Sec. 504,
above.

New York State Human Rights Law

     New York City Commission on Human Rights
     52 Duane Street
     New York, New York 10007
     (212) 566-5050

     New York State Division of Human Rights

     Albany
     State Office Building
     Albany, New York 12225
     (518) 474-2705

     Binghamton
     State Office Building Annex
     164 Hawley Street
     Binghamton, New York 13901
     (607) 773-7713

     Buffalo
     69 Delaware Avenue -- Suite 805
     Buffalo, New York 14202
     (716) 847-3713

     New York City Offices

     Main Office
     55 West 125th Street
     New York, New York 10027
     (212) 870-8400

     Upper Manhattan & Queens
     State Office Building
     163 West 125th Street
     New York, New York 10027
     (212) 870-8650

     Lower Manhattan
     State Office Building
     270 Broadway -- Ninth Floor
     New York, New York 10007
     (212) 587-5041

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     Brooklyn & Staten Island
     1360 Fulton Street
     Brooklyn, New York 11216
     (718) 622-4600

     Nassau County
     100 Main Street
     Hempstead, New York 11550
     (516) 538-1360

     Rochester
     259 Monroe Avenue
     Rochester, New York 14607
     (716) 238-8250

     Suffolk County
     State Office Building
     Veterans Memorial Highway
     Hauppauge, New York 11788
     (516) 360-6434

     Syracuse
     100 New Street
     Syracuse, New York 13202
     (315) 428-4633

     White Plains
     30 Glenn Street
     White Plains, New York 10603
     (914) 949-4394

New York State Civil Rights Law
     New York State Attorney General

     Albany
     State Capitol
     Albany, New York 12224
     (518) 474-7124

     Binghamton
     59-61 Court Street -- 7th Floor
     Key Bank Building
     Binghamton, New York 13901
     (607) 773-7823

     Buffalo
     65 Court Street
     Buffalo, New York 14202
     (716) 847-7169

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     Mid-Hudson
     235 Main Street
     Poughkeepsie, New York 12601
     (914) 485-3900

     New York City
     163 West 125th Street
     New York, New York 10027
     (212) 870-4475

     North Country
     70 Clinton Street
     Plattsburgh, New York 12901
     (518) 563-8012

     Suffolk County
     300 Motor Parkway
     Hauppauge, New York 11788
     (516) 231-2400

     Syracuse
     615 Erie Boulevard West
     Syracuse, New York 13202
     (305) 426-4800

     Utica
     207 Genesee Street -- Room 508
     Utica, New York 13502
     (315) 793-2225


New York City Human Rights Law

     New York City Commission on Human Rights
     52 Duane Street
     New York, New York 10007
     (212) 566-5050

Legal Assistance

(Note: Several of these agencies have multiple offices; only main offices are
listed below. Most agencies listed below can only assist people with low
incomes. Offices which are most involved in providing legal services to people
with disabilities are indicated by an asterisk(*). Additional legal services
offices and law school clinics exist throughout New York State and may be of
assistance.)  

     *Bronx Legal Services
     579 Courtlandt Avenue
     Bronx, New York 10451
     (212) 993-6250

     Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation "A"
     260 Broadway
     Brooklyn, New York 11211
     (718) 782-6195

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     *Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation "B"
     105 Court Street -- 3rd Floor
     Brooklyn, New York 11201
     (718) 237-5500

     *Gay Men's Health Crisis, Inc.
     129 West 20th Street
     New York, New York 10011
     (212) 337-8504

     *Harlem Legal Services, Inc.
     144 West 125th Street
     New York, New York 10027
     (212) 222-7800

     Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
     666 Broadway -- 12th Floor
     New York, New York 10012
     (212) 995-8585

     Legal Action Center of the City of New York
     153 Waverly Place
     New York, New York 10014
     (212) 243-1313

     Legal Aid Society
     Civil Legal Assistance Information
     11 Park Place
     New York, New York 10007
     (212) 227-2755

     Legal Services for New York City
     (formerly Community Action for Legal Services ("CALS"))
     350 Broadway
     New York, New York 10013
     (212) 431-7200

     MFY Legal Services, Inc.
     41 Avenue A
     New York, New York 10009
     (212) 475-8000

     *New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc.
     135 East 15th Street
     New York, New York 10003
     (212) 777_7707

     Queens Legal Services Corporation
     89-02 Sutphin Boulevard
     Jamaica, New York 11435
     (718) 657-8611

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Legal Referral Service

     *Legal Referral Service
     The Association of the Bar of the City of New York
     42 West 44th Street
     New York, New York 10036
     (212) 382-6625 (voice)/(212) 768-1466 (TDD)

Law School Clinics

     BLS Legal Services Corporation
     Federal Litigation Program
     Brooklyn Law School
     One Boerum Place
     Brooklyn, New York 11201
     (718) 780-7994

     Federal Litigation Clinic
     New York Law School
     57 Worth Street
     New York, New York 10013
     (212) 431-2312

Other Helpful References

     IT'S THE LAW: Rights of People with Disabilities
     New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities
     52 Chambers Street -- Room 206
     New York, New York 10007
     (212) 566-0972 (voice)/(212) 566-3913 (voice/TTY)
     (212) 566-0046 (TDD only)

     Representing People with Disabilities -- 1990 (2 vols.)
     New York State Bar Association
     One Elk Street
     Albany, New York 12207
     (518) 463-3200

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