To advocate for the full implementation of civil rights for persons with disabilities, especially the right of persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the communities of their choice
Income Guidelines: None; Geographic guidelines: Pennsylvania; Other Guidelines: Disability Rights Network (DRN) assists persons with a disability; family members of persons with disabilities; and organizations working on behalf of a person with a disability.
By Phone: M-F; 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Intake done by attorneys or trained intake advocates.
Address wide range of issues affecting persons with disabilities; including institutional abuse; special education; neglect; and treatment; fair housing; access to community services; access to health care; employment discrimination; transportation; architectural and communication barriers; and development of community supports and services.
Provide direct legal and advocacy services to clients, individually and through class action litigation and policy reform.