ADA/Accessibility

ADA/Accessibility

The Nebraska Department of Correctional Services has a long history of commitment to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and has employed a dedicated ADA coordinator since 1994. The ADA coordinator manages all aspects of compliance for the following groups of people:

Applicants

  • Accessible pre-employment testing and interview locations
  • Reasonable accommodations during application, interviews and post-offer testing

Employees

  • Accessible worksite
  • Reasonable accommodations on the job and during training
  • Utilization of FMLA leave concurrent with ADA accommodations
  • Return to Work after injury or illness with temporary duty opportunities

Incarcerated Individuals

  • Access to programs, services and activities
  • Auxiliary aids for effective communication

Visitors

  • Accessible facility visiting areas
  • Auxiliary aids for effective communication

Volunteers

  • Accessible facility event space
  • Reasonable accommodations during training

Contact the NDCS ADA coordinator:

  • To request a reasonable accommodation
  • To report accessibility problems/issues at any NDCS facility or office
  • To report difficulty accessing any portion of the NDCS website using adaptive technology
  • To request NDCS information in an alternative format
  • To file a complaint of discrimination based upon disability

State of Nebraska ADA Information:

Read NDCS' ADA Policy here.

Contact Information:

For employees:
Paul Norrid, Assistant Human Talent Director (ADA Interim)
801 Prospector Pl., Bldg. 1
P.O. Box 94661
Lincoln, NE 68509-4661
Email: paul.norrid@nebraska.gov
Voice: 402-479-5888
Confidential Fax: 402-479-5719

For inmates:
Candace Bottorf, Agency General Counsel
801 Prospector Pl., Bldg. 1
P.O. Box 94661
Lincoln, NE 68509-4661
Email: candace.bottorf@nebraska.gov
Voice: 402-479-5735
Confidential Fax: 402-479-5719