Disability Support Services
PO Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372
Location: D.F. Lowry Building, Room 111
Accommodating requests for access to public services
It shall be the policy of the State of North Carolina, its political subdivisions and any other entity who contracts to provide public services including, but not limited to, education, health, social services, recreation or rehabilitation to provide those services in the most integrated setting appropriate to the needs of persons with disabilities.
Each statutorily recognized entity shall be responsible for accommodating requests regarding accessibility to public services and programs. The following procedure shall be followed in determining the appropriate level of these services.
It is a discriminatory practice for a State department, institution, or agency, or any political subdivision of the State or any person that contracts with the above for the delivery of public services including but not limited to education, health, social services, recreation, and rehabilitation, to refuse to provide reasonable aids and adaptations necessary for a known qualified person with a disability to use or benefit from existing public services operated by such entity; provided that the aids and adaptations do not impose an undue hardship on the entity involved.
If you wish to request an accommodation or if you feel that you have been denied access to any public service, please contact (PSAC Coordinator) at (telephone number).
b. If refused, PSA Coordinator will contact party and provide details of appealDispute Resolution Process
If a public entity or contractor decides to refuse to provide a requested accessibility accommodation, the following procedure shall apply;
Updated: Monday, March 14, 2005
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