California’s protection & advocacy system

For legal assistance call 800-776-5746. For all other purposes call 916-504-5800 in Northern CA

or 213-213-8000 in Southern CA. TTY 800-719-5798.


Advocacy initiatives

This section reports on Disability Rights California advocacy initatives to address problems and issues confronting people with disabilities. These initiatives use tools such as public education and collaboration with other organizations and the media, and do not involve lawsuits. Results shown include legislation, investigations or public events given state recognition and sponsorship. Current examples follow.