The purpose of Disability Rights California is to advocate, educate, investigate and litigate to advance and protect the rights of Californians with disabilities.

10 critical services that Disability Rights California provides free of charge:

1.telling people with disabilities about their many legal, civil and service rights;
2. technical assistance, training, publications and advocacy support for Californians with disabilities, their families and representatives;

3. legislative advocacy to ensure that laws benefit Californians with disabilities;

4. investigating complaints about serious physical and sexual abuse and neglect-related deaths in institutions;

5. outreach to traditionally underserved ethnic and disability communities;

6. peer self-advocacy services for people with psychiatric or developmental disabilities;

7. patients' rights advocacy for state psychiatric hospital residents, technical assistance and training for county advocates;

8. rights advocacy for clients with developmental disabilities who are receiving services at regional centers;

9. bringing impact litigation and acting as amicus curiae in disability-related cases; and

10. representing individuals based on our priorities and case selection criteria

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