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.


Summary of main ways DRC helped its clients in 2016

DRC Fast Facts 2016 (excerpt from 2016 Annual Report page 19)

DRC Staff conducted 1,075 outreaches & trainings, impacting 40,000+ people.
Our staff served 25,000+ individuals and...

Impacted almost 500,000 more through our systemic litigation.

Our staff developed, updated of revised 369 publications (40 translated into other languages).
In fiscal year 2016, DRC staff provided services to individuals on 25,463 requests.