NYSID, Preferred Source Solutions


Shop Online

Success Stories

NYSID jobs well done satisfy state and local government procurement needs with approved goods and services, creating NYS taxpayers and sustaining NYS communities!

    "MAKE THE CHANGE" Serves as Powerful Call to Action During Annual Meeting That Celebrates Preferred Source Employment

    During NYSID's Annual Meeting on September 26 at The Saratoga Hilton, a crowd of more than 250 attendees proudly wearing campaign-style buttons encouraged legislators to "Make the Change" to Preferred Source legislation - a true display of solidarity among NYSID members, corporate partners and supporters.

    View our 2017 Annual Meeting video playlist

    This change seeks to clarify Preferred Source Law for ease of administration and increased employment for people with disabilities, so NYSID can continue its core purpose of "Purchasing That Powers Employment" across New York State. NYSID also unveiled "Purchasing That Powers Employment" as its new tagline. Continue Reading...

    My WORK, My SERVICES, My CHOICE: NYSID and Workers With Disabilities
    Visit Washington for New York Day on Capitol Hill


    Preferred Source workers from across New York State joined NYSID staff on visits to members of the US Senate and House of Representatives in Washington DC to advocate for choice in employment opportunities and service providers during New York Day on Capitol Hill on June 14.

    Six NYSID member agencies - AHRC New York City, The Arc of Livingston-Wyoming, Center for Disability Services, Heritage Centers, Liberty ARC and The Osborne Association - including several individuals with disabilities who have been honored by NYSID in recent years, accompanied NYSID staff to our nation's capital. Continue Reading...

    NYSID Participates in "Town Hall" with Office of General Services

    Click here to contact your legislator to support proposed Preferred Source legislation

    At a "Town Hall" held in Albany during NY GovBuy, NYSID members from across the state called upon the New York State Office of General Services (OGS) to improve the price application approval process for Preferred Source contracts, which has been both minimally defined and cumbersome for several years. Continue Reading...