Legal Services, General

Programs that provide assistance in the form of advocacy, arbitration, class action litigation, legal counseling, legal representation, mediation, paralegal counseling, self-representation assistance and/or court watching which focus on a particular area of law. (AIRS Legal Services FT)

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RI

Statewide

33 Broad Street
Suite 601
Providence, RI 02903-3434
Phone: 401-831-5335
Service Categories:
Organization Name: Disability Rights Rhode Island
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Address:
33 Broad Street
Suite 601
Providence, RI 02903-3434
Phone: 401-831-5335
TDD: 401-831-5335
Fax: 401-274-5568
Service Categories:
Services Provided: Our services include individual representation including litigation to protect rights or secure benefits, self-help information, education on priority legal issues, and systems change advocacy.

If you are an individual with a disability
RIDLC helps people with legal issues related to their disabilities.

Providing information and referral to other agencies that can help you

Offering individual advice and representation on priority legal issues

Advocating for systems change to benefit groups of people with disabilities

Investigating allegations of abuse or neglect in settings that serve people with disabilities
Provider Profiles: Disability Rights Rhode Island (formally known as Rhode Island Disability Law Center RIDLC) is an independent nonprofit law office that is designated as Rhode Island’s federal Protection and Advocacy System. We are part of a national network created by Congress to help secure and advance the rights of people with disabilities.

Our mission is to assist Rhode Islanders with differing abilities in their efforts to achieve full inclusion in society and to exercise their civil and human rights through the provision of legal advocacy.
Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 12/31/2019

Nationwide

P.O. Box 6767
Towson, MD 21285
Phone: 844-426-7224
Address:
P.O. Box 6767
Towson, MD 21285
Phone: 844-426-7224
Fax: 410-372-0209
Services Provided: The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates, Inc. (COPAA) is an independent, nonprofit, §501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization of attorneys, advocates, parents and related professionals. COPAA focuses on the rights of children who receive special education services and supports, and who are eligible to be served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and other statutes. This includes working to ensure that children with disabilities receive a Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE). COPAA endeavors to improve the quality and quantity of legal assistance for parents of children with disabilities. COPAA does not represent individual parents but provides a network to assist, train, and inform advocates, attorneys, parents, and related professionals.

[https://www.copaa.org/search/default.asp COPAA Member Search]: Parents who are looking to find a special education attorney, a special education advocate, or a related professional may look up referrals in the COPAA Member Directory. This directory is to serve as a resource for members and the public to find attorneys, advocates and other professional who belong to COPAA and advocate on behalf of children with disabilities.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 5/22/2020
1101 15th Street NW, Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-467-5730
Address:
1101 15th Street NW, Suite 1212
Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202-467-5730
Toll Free Phone: 202-467-4232
Fax: 202-223-0409
Services Provided: The mission of the Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law is to protect and advance the rights of adults and children who have mental disabilities. The Bazelon Center envisions an America where people who have mental illnesses or developmental disabilities exercise their own life choices and have access to the resources that enable them to participate fully in their communities.

Information and Referral
Library Services
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/7/2019