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Language Law Access Plan

Language Access Implementation Plan

Executive Order 120, a centralized language access policy for New York City, mandates that all City agencies that provide direct public services create a language access implementation plan in order to ensure meaningful language access to their services.

DHS’ Language Access Coordinator is Cheryl Wertz (, Director of Language Access.

DSS/DHS Language Access Plan (2021)

DSS/DHS Language Access Plan (2022)

DSS/HRA/DHS Report on Local Law 73 compliance in 2023

DSS/HRA/DHS Language Access Implementation Plan (2024)