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Get Help

If you are an individual, family member, or advocate for someone with a disability and have questions about legal rights related to your disability, call:
or TTY call: 1-800-719-5798
Available M-F, 9 am - 4 pm
We may give you general information, referrals or self-advocacy materials. Although we may represent some individuals who call us, we cannot represent every person who contacts us.

To decide if we can represent you directly, we look at:

  • The merits of your case
  • Your ability to advocate for yourself
  • Other advocacy sources you can use
  • Whether your problem is a DRC priority
  • If DRC has resources to help

Disability Rights California CANNOT Help With:

  • Direct representation in criminal law, family law, bankruptcy or evictions
  • Personal Injury (including workers’ compensation)
  • Medical Malpractice (wants to sue doctor/hospital/clinic)
  • Social Security eligibility and eligibility appeals, including filling out application forms
  • Obtaining a guardianship or conservatorship
  • Wills and trusts, including special needs trusts