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In order to use our advocacy resources in the most effective way possible, DLC undergoes an annual priority setting process. An important part of that effort is to seek input from a broad range of people in the disability community. We ask that you...
DLC is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors.
DLC Calendar of Events
Call for Assistance: 800 872-9992 617 723-8455. We encourage you to call us. Even if we cannot take your case, it is important that DLC (as the Protection and Advocacy agency) is aware of the problems people with disabilities are facing throughout...
DLC is an exciting and rewarding place to work. At the Law Center you can use your background, experience and skills to promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities to participate fully and equally in the social and economic life of...
Who has the right to file a grievance and the steps to file a grievance in writing,, online,, or in a format accessible to you.
If you recently received services from the Disability Law Center, please take a few minutes to complete this short survey. Your answers will help us evaluate the quality of our services and continue to improve. We appreciated the opportunity to work with...
What we do and who we serve.
Meet the staff of DLC.
As we face what may be a difficult future with regard to funding, we need you more than ever. Please consider giving whatever you can to help people with disabilities obtain or retain their housing, employment, healthcare, or equal access to what they...
Thank you for your interest in support of the Disability Law Center, Inc.. To help you facilitate a gift of securities, please use the following two simple steps: Step 1 - Initiate the Securities Transfer Securities can be gifted to DLC via electronic...
DLC' receives federal, state and private funding DLCC also holds fundraising events and campaigns to supplement its grants and contracts.
We provide legal advocacy on disability issues that promote the fundamental rights of all people with disabilities in Massachusetts.
Documentos diseñados para personas con discapacidades, acerca de sus derechos legales y como defender sus derechos como residente de Massachusetts
Documents designed for people with disabilities about your legal rights and how to advocate for yourself as a resident in Massachusetts.
Monitoring and investigations of abuse & neglect performed under our P&A authority.
Stay informed and up to date. Receive periodic news and announcements that affect the disability community. Your personal information will never be shared with anyone for any reason. You have the ability to remove your name from our mailing list at any...
Major cases with systemic impact.
Read about DLC in the news.
The Developmental Disability Law Center (DDLC) began operating the Protection and Advocacy for Developmental Disabilities (PADD) program in 1978, shortly after Congress enacted the DD Act, as an AADD contractor.
Locations and maps of our offices. Get driving and walking directions.
The Disability Law Center (DLC) is the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency for Massachusetts. The P&A system is a national network of disability rights agencies investigating abuse and neglect and providing legal representation...
As required by the federal mandate, an Advisory Council was established to advise the DLC on priorities and issues important to people who are knowledgeable about mental health services in the Commonwealth.
We are conducting this survey as part of our annual priority setting process.
We will never sell or give your name to any other organization. We take the security of your information seriously. We have instituted safeguards to ensure that all of your data and materials are safe as long as they are under our control. We may...
If you have an issue you would like to see DLC staff do a training on in the future for the community, please fill out the form below. We will be sure to let you know if and when we can provide training on that issue.
Send us a general message with any questions or concerns you may have.
We are seeking 2L or 3L law students to work in our Boston office.
The cities and towns listed below are part of the United Way’s Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley service area.