As the central office for communication for the Department of Civil Service, the Public Information Office (PIO) leads the effort to promote Department programs, communicate issues, facilitate answers, and share accomplishments with the public and the media.

In addition, PIO coordinate responses to inquiries under the Freedom of Information Law (FOIL).

Freedom of Information Law  

To submit a FOIL request, please use the Open FOIL NY online form.

You may also email a FOIL request to the Department of Civil Service at pio@cs.ny.gov.

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Contact Us 

Public Information Office
New York State Department of Civil Service
Albany, NY 12239
Phone: (518) 457-9375
Fax: (518) 473-2372
Email: pio@cs.ny.gov