Form LA1 "Access to Services in Your Language: Complaint Form" - New York

What Is Form LA1?

This is a legal form that was released by the New York State Office of Victim Services - a government authority operating within New York. As of today, no separate filing guidelines for the form are provided by the issuing department.

Form Details:

  • Released on September 1, 2012;
  • The latest edition provided by the New York State Office of Victim Services;
  • Easy to use and ready to print;
  • Quick to customize;
  • Compatible with most PDF-viewing applications;
  • Fill out the form in our online filing application.

Download a printable version of Form LA1 by clicking the link below or browse more documents and templates provided by the New York State Office of Victim Services.

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Download Form LA1 "Access to Services in Your Language: Complaint Form" - New York

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New York State Office of Victim Services
AE Smith Building
80 S. Swan Street
Albany, New York, NY 12210
Phone: 1-800-247-8035 Fax: 518-457-8658
E-mail:
ovsinfo@ovs.ny.gov
Access to Services in Your Language: Complaint Form
New York State’s policy is to take reasonable steps to overcome language barriers to public services and programs.
To do this, our goal is
to: 1) Talk to you in your language and
2) Provide vital forms and documents in the top six,
most frequently used languages, in addition to English.
Your comments on this form will help us towards that goal. All information is confidential.
Please print, and sign the form with black ink. Then send it by mail, fax, or email written above.
Person making the complaint:
Claimant ID # (if available): ________________________________
First name: ___________________________ Last name: _____________________________________________
Street address: _______________________________________________________________________________
City, Town or Village: _______________________________________ State: _____ Zip code: ________________
Preferred language: ____________________ E-mail address (if available): ________________________________
Home phone: _________________________ Other phone: ____________________________________________
If ‘Yes’, include their:
Is someone else helping you file this complaint?
Yes
No
First name: __________________________
Last name: ______________________________________________
What was the problem? Check all the boxes that apply and explain below.
I was not offered an interpreter
I asked for an interpreter and was denied
The interpreter(s) or translator(s) skills were not good (List their names, if known)
The interpreter(s) made rude or inappropriate comments
The services took too long (Explain below)
I was not given forms or notices in a language I can understand (List documents needed below)
I was unable to use services, programs or activities (Explain below)
Other (Explain below)
When did problem happen? Date (
Time: ____________
AM
PM
MM/DD/YYYY): __________________
Where did problem happen? _______________________________________________________________________
Describe what happened. Please be specific. Use additional pages as needed. Print your name on each sheet.
List language, services and documents needed. Include names, addresses and phone numbers of people involved, if
known.
Did you complain to anyone from the Department/Agency? Who and what was the response? Please be specific.
I certify that this statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Signature: _____________________________________________ Date
______________
(MM/DD/YYYY):
(Person making the complaint)
Do not write in this box. For office use only
Date:________________________ Reviewer:___________________________________________________________
Resolution:
LA 1 (09/12)
New York State Office of Victim Services
AE Smith Building
80 S. Swan Street
Albany, New York, NY 12210
Phone: 1-800-247-8035 Fax: 518-457-8658
E-mail:
ovsinfo@ovs.ny.gov
Access to Services in Your Language: Complaint Form
New York State’s policy is to take reasonable steps to overcome language barriers to public services and programs.
To do this, our goal is
to: 1) Talk to you in your language and
2) Provide vital forms and documents in the top six,
most frequently used languages, in addition to English.
Your comments on this form will help us towards that goal. All information is confidential.
Please print, and sign the form with black ink. Then send it by mail, fax, or email written above.
Person making the complaint:
Claimant ID # (if available): ________________________________
First name: ___________________________ Last name: _____________________________________________
Street address: _______________________________________________________________________________
City, Town or Village: _______________________________________ State: _____ Zip code: ________________
Preferred language: ____________________ E-mail address (if available): ________________________________
Home phone: _________________________ Other phone: ____________________________________________
If ‘Yes’, include their:
Is someone else helping you file this complaint?
Yes
No
First name: __________________________
Last name: ______________________________________________
What was the problem? Check all the boxes that apply and explain below.
I was not offered an interpreter
I asked for an interpreter and was denied
The interpreter(s) or translator(s) skills were not good (List their names, if known)
The interpreter(s) made rude or inappropriate comments
The services took too long (Explain below)
I was not given forms or notices in a language I can understand (List documents needed below)
I was unable to use services, programs or activities (Explain below)
Other (Explain below)
When did problem happen? Date (
Time: ____________
AM
PM
MM/DD/YYYY): __________________
Where did problem happen? _______________________________________________________________________
Describe what happened. Please be specific. Use additional pages as needed. Print your name on each sheet.
List language, services and documents needed. Include names, addresses and phone numbers of people involved, if
known.
Did you complain to anyone from the Department/Agency? Who and what was the response? Please be specific.
I certify that this statement is true to the best of my knowledge and belief.
Signature: _____________________________________________ Date
______________
(MM/DD/YYYY):
(Person making the complaint)
Do not write in this box. For office use only
Date:________________________ Reviewer:___________________________________________________________
Resolution:
LA 1 (09/12)