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

    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...



    NYSID Redesignated as the Facilitating Agency for Individuals with Disabilities

    NYSID was recently re-designated by the Commissioner of the New York State Education Department (NYSED), pursuant to Section 162(6)(e) of the New York State Finance Law, as the facilitator of service contracts and purchase orders for individuals with disabilities throughout New York State.

    "After more than 40 successful years, we are happy to continue to be the facilitator, on behalf of our members and the individuals they support, for the commodity and services contracts which provide livelihoods for New Yorkers with disabilities, while serving the needs of government procurement agencies," said Ron Romano, NYSID president and CEO. "We look forward to another 40 years!"

    NYSID, SEFCU Celebrate NYSID WORKS! 2 at Capital Region Miracle League in Collaborative, Community Service Effort


    Spring cleaning recently took on a whole new meaning, as NYSID and SEFCU beautified Jaime M. Adams Field, a ball field for individuals with disabilities, on a glorious May afternoon at The Capital Region Miracle League in East Greenbush during NYSID WORKS! 2. Continue Reading...

    NYSID Employees Let the Good Times Roll and Bowl for Kids’ Sake

    NYSID recently rolled some strikes and picked up their spares to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region's (BBBSCR) Bowl Kids' Sake at Spare Time Latham.

    The NYSID bowlers included: Brian Bateman, LaToya Corbin, Noel DeGiovine, Tiffany Ford, Mary Louise Gates, Tom Occhiogrosso, Jeanine Rutt, Cynthia Slovensky, and Evan Terwilliger. Continue Reading...


    Family Focus and Meaningful Work Promote Mental Health


    Ricky Bernstein ultimately has made up his mind to gain control of his life, from a personal and professional standpoint. He is one of several William B. Joslin Award recipients who has overcome mental illness and become a successful, satisfied worker on a NYSID Preferred Source contract.

    Ricky began working with Northeast Career Planning (NCP) in its School to Work Program at the age of 17. Soon after working with NCP, Ricky became employed at McDonald’s, while still attending school. Initially, he found the necessary balance to keep up with his school and work demands. However, the pressure mounted on both fronts, and after six months, Ricky resigned from his position. Continue Reading...