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.
For other legal services organizations http://lawhelpca.org/
If we decide we cannot help you and you disagree, you can file a grievance. Use the procedures and this form for filing a grievance in English (pdf) or (rtf), Spanish, Korean, Chinese, Vietnamese, Cambodian, Russian, Tagalog, Hmong, Armenian, Ukranian, Laotian, Thai, Arabic, Japanese or Farsi
Disability Rights California is required to establish a grievance procedure for individuals who have received or are receiving mental health services, or family members or representatives of such individuals to assure that we are operating in compliance with requirements under the program that serves individuals with mental health disabilities (i.e. the Protection and Advocacy for Mentally Ill Individuals Act or PAIMI Act).
Please use the following links to learn more about the federal assurances with which we must comply under the PAIMI Act and for information about how to file a grievance if you feel that we have not complied with these federal program requirements.
OCRA provides advocacy help for people with developmental disabilities in California through funding from the State Department of Developmental Disabilities.
In deciding if OCRA can represent you directly, we will consider:
OCRA has the following Grievance Procedures to make sure people with developmental disabilities have access to high quality advocacy services English, Spanish, Arabic, Armenian, Cambodian, Chinese, Farsi, Hmong, Korean, Russian, Tagalog, Vietnamese