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.


California Office of Patients' Rights (COPR)


What does COPR do?

The California Office of Patients' Rights (COPR) is a unit within Disability Rights California. We are contracted through California's Department of Mental Health. More about COPR ... and an excerpt on COPR from our 2008 Annual Report ...


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