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Governor's Commission on Disability

Welcome to the Governor's Commission on Disability

Welcome from Executive Director Chuck Saia

We invite you to get to know us as you browse the Governor's Commission on Disability's site. Get some answers or just get better informed. Browse around and see how we can assist whether the topic is service animals, architectural accessibility, employment, independent living, or general disability questions.

The GCD is nimble and responsive, whether you contact us through Email at or call 603.271.2773

News and Events

Executive Director Chuck SaiaNEWS: GCD and CAP: Working Together for Access For All pdf file

Colleen Durkin-Blackburn, Accessibility Specialist ACCESSIBILITY NEWS: Architectural Barriers Act Celebrates 50th! pdf file

Lorrie J. RipleyCAP NEWS: Read more about how CAP incorporates the GCD mission pdf file


hand holding apple with bite taken outbytes-of-news: What does the GCD do?  We’re a resource—not a policing agency or merely a referral of 800 #s.  Recently, we provided ADA and the Law information to a renovator of an historical building, shared accessibility requirements for a couple of fire houses, brought parties together to come to a reasonable accommodation for an apartment dweller, and helped an individual with a disability find their first paying job.  Whether inquiries are from sister agencies, for example the DMV or the NH Dept. of Natural and Cultural Resources, or the general public—we are here to assistpdf file.

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Governor's Commission on Disability  |  121 South Fruit Street, Suite 101, Concord, NH 03301
Toll-Free NH: 800-852-3405  |  603-271-2773  |   Fax: 603-271-2837  |

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