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.



Previous applicants click HERE to log in to your profile.

DRC Employees click HERE to access internal pages.


Equal Employment Opportunities Policy

Disability Rights California is an Equal Opportunities Employer. It is the policy of Disability Rights California to prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, medical condition or genetic information, veteran status, national origin, disability, marital or other protected status. Disability Rights California will conform to the spirit, as well as the letter of all applicable laws and regulations.

All individuals who will work for Disability Rights California are required to undergo a criminal background check and a search of public records from an outside agency. Employment is contingent upon the outcome.


Agency Description

Disability Rights California is a well-established innovative non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the rights of Californians with disabilities. Disability Rights California works to achieve fairness and justice for people with disabilities through quality representation, advocacy, investigations of abuse and neglect, peer/self advocacy services, community partnerships, legislative and regulatory advocacy work, education and outreach. Our legal work includes individual and impact litigation.

For more information on Disability Rights California click HERE

Reasonable Accommodations

Disability Rights California is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities who need accommodation to perform their essential job functions.




We offer a comprehensive benefit plan for eligible employees. Benefits include health (HMO, PPO and HSA options), dental, vision, basic life, short-term and long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, and flexible spending accounts. Flexible spending accounts feature reimbursement for both medical, dependent care and commuter.

Additionally, we offer supplemental products that employees can purchase through payroll deduction. These include supplemental life insurance and long-term care insurance.


Time off provisions

We offer a generous holiday time off, paid sick time and vacation accrual package based upon an employee's percent of Full Time Equivalency (FTE).