Advocacy Organizations

Child Care Law Center
221 Pine Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104
Telephone: 415/394-7144
Fax: 415/394-7144

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94703
Telephone: 510/644-2555
Fax: 510/841-8645

Family Voices
3701 San Mateo Blvd NE, Suite 103
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Telephone: 505/872-4774 or 888/835-5669
Fax: 505/872-4780

Disability Rights California
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Telephone: 916-504-5800
Fax: 916-504-5802

Advocacy Links

Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA)

COPAA is an organization of attorneys, advocates and parents whose primary mission is to secure high quality educational services for children with disabilities. You can search for an attorney/advocate in your area on this site. Their Resources page is particularly comprehensive.

Disability Rights Advocates

Disability Rights Advocates is a national and international non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and advancing the civil rights of people with disabilities. Its site provides information on the court cases it is involved in, and its special projects.

State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Central Office
2000 “O” Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95814
Telephone: (916) 322-8481
Fax: (916) 443-4957
TDD: (916) 324-8420
Area Board Roster, with contact information:

US Department of Justice – Information and Technical Assistance on ADA

This page provides information and assistance regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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