Disability Rights Groups

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Organizations that support the passage and enforcement of laws or other social measures that protect the rights of people who have physical, mental, developmental or learning disabilities and maximize their ability to enjoy the same opportunities, resources and privileges as the mainstream population. (AIRS TD-1600.3100-180 Disability Rights Groups)

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Local Service
Statewide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth, or service at a satellite office.
Nationwide Service: Provides online resources, telehealth or services at a regional/national headquarters location.
1875 Plumas Street
Suite 1
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-333-7878
Organization Name: Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center
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Address:
1875 Plumas Street
Suite 1
Reno, NV 89509
Phone: 775-333-7878
Fax: 775-786-2520
Service Categories:
Email: reno@ndalc.org
Eligibility:

Individuals with disabilities

Services Provided:

Provides information and referral, technical assistance and training, legal and non-legal advocacy, and outreach and education.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/14/2022
2820 West Charleston Boulevard
Suite 11
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-257-8150
Organization Name: Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center
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Address:
2820 West Charleston Boulevard
Suite 11
Las Vegas, NV 89102
Phone: 702-257-8150
Fax: 702-257-8170
Service Categories:
Email: lasvegas@ndalc.org
Eligibility:

Individuals with disabilities

Services Provided:

Provides information and referral, technical assistance and training, legal and non-legal advocacy, and outreach and education.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/24/2022
557 West Silver Street
Suite 203
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-753-1590
Organization Name: Nevada Disability Advocacy and Law Center
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Address:
557 West Silver Street
Suite 203
Elko, NV 89801
Phone: 775-753-1590
Fax: 775-753-1690
Service Categories:
Email: elko@ndalc.org
Eligibility:

Individuals with disabilities

Services Provided:

Provides information and referral, technical assistance and training, legal and non-legal advocacy, and outreach and education.

Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 9/24/2022
Reno, NV
Phone: 702-396-7859
Organization Name: People First of Nevada
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Address:
Reno, NV
Phone: 702-396-7859
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Services Provided: People First of Nevada is a self-advocacy group run by and for individuals with developmental differences throughout Nevada. With active chapters in Reno/Sparks, Las Vegas, Fernley, Fallon, Elko Counties, Carson City, and Winnemucca as well as a state bound board.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/13/2019
5693 South Jones
Suite 118
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone: 702-889-9240
Address:
5693 South Jones
Suite 118
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Phone: 702-889-9240
Services Provided: Community Based Services to Adults and Children with Intellectual Developmental Disabilities
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 2/21/2019
Statewide Provider
1664 N Virginia St
MS 0285
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: 775-682-9056
Statewide Provider
Organization Name: Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities
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Address:
1664 N Virginia St
MS 0285
Reno, NV 89557
Phone: 775-682-9056
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Email: swyoungs@me.com
Services Provided: Training: General ADA training on all Titles of the ADA of 1990. Awareness regarding issues affecting people with disabilities. Completing an ADA Self-Evaluation or transition plan. Providing reasonable accommodations in the workplace.
Technical Assistance: Provides information and materials regarding guidelines and best practices. Guidance to people with disabilities regarding rights. Guidance to public and private sectors regarding responsibilities.
On-Site compliance reviews: Provides in-depth site assessments for compliance with current standards for buildings and facilities. Provides assistance for determining access to programs and services. Assists employees and employers regarding reasonable accommodation in the workplace.
Construction Document Plan Review: Reviews plans for accessibility compliance in all phases of the construction process to ensure facilities are accessible and usable by people with disabilities.
Web Accessibility: The Web is an increasingly important resource in many aspects of life: education, employment, government, commerce, health care, recreation, and more. It is essential that the Web be accessible in order to provide equal access and equal opportunity to people with disabilities.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/14/2019
5542 South Fort Apache Road
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-732-4795
Address:
5542 South Fort Apache Road
Suite 100
Las Vegas, NV 89148
Phone: 702-732-4795
Fax: 702-732-1635
Services Provided: Diabetes Research
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
18 Stewart Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-856-3839
Organization Name: Nevada Diabetes Association (NDA)
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Address:
18 Stewart Street
Reno, NV 89501
Phone: 775-856-3839
Toll Free Phone: 800-379-3839
Fax: 775-348-7591
Services Provided: NDA offers services including camp, programs, diabetes awareness programs, information, English and Spanish material resources and referrals.
Source: Nevada Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 6/5/2019
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Nationwide Provider
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 301-565-3842
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1825 K Street NW, Suite 1200
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 301-565-3842
Toll Free Phone: 800-433-5255
Fax: 301-565-3843
Services Provided:

A national organization of and for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Website provides information about public policy; insurance products information; publications; discussion groups; employment registry; and links to local chapters and related organizations.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/1/2022
Nationwide Provider
PO Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
Phone: 800-526-7234
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: Office of Disability Employment Policy (OEDP)
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Address:
PO Box 6080
Morgantown, WV 26506-6080
Phone: 800-526-7234
TDD: 877-781-9403
Toll Free Phone: 800-526-7234
Fax: 304-293-5407
Email: jan@askjan.org
Services Provided:

Provides free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. For both employers and employees, Accommodation Information by Disability: A to Z; and Accommodation Ideas by Disability, Limitation, Occupation, Product or Service, and Topic.

Consultants offer one-on-one guidance on workplace accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related legislation, and self-employment and entrepreneurship options for people with disabilities.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 3/2/2022
ADAPT View on Map
Nationwide Provider
4513 Tyson Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19135
Nationwide Provider
Address:
4513 Tyson Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19135
Service Categories:
Email: contactus@adapt.org
Services Provided:

A national grass-roots community that organizes disability rights activists to engage in nonviolent direct action, including civil disobedience, to assure the civil and human rights of people with disabilities to live in freedom. Key issue is affordable, accessible, integrated housing. Access Across America is a proposal to HUD for a national program.

Offers a directory of Local ADAPT Groups.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/31/2020
Nationwide Provider
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 900
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 202-387-1968
Nationwide Provider
Address:
8403 Colesville Road, Suite 900
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Phone: 202-387-1968
Fax: 202-387-2193
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Services Provided:

AAIDD promotes progressive policies, sound research, effective practices, and universal human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 8/25/2020
Nationwide Provider
1825 K Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-776-0406
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1825 K Street NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-776-0406
Toll Free Phone: 800-872-5827
Fax: 202-776-0414
Email: info@ucp.org
Services Provided:

UCP and its 64 affiliates have a mission to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with a broad range of disabilities by providing services and support to more than 176,000 children and adults every day. UCP has worked to ensure the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in every facet of society. UCP will continue to push for the social, legal and technological changes that increase accessibility and independence, allowing people with disabilities to dream their own dreams.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/26/2022
Nationwide Provider
820 1st Street NE, Suite 740
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-408-9514
Nationwide Provider
Address:
820 1st Street NE, Suite 740
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-408-9514
TDD: 202-408-9521
Fax: 202-408-9520
Service Categories:
Eligibility: People with disabilities
Services Provided: Guards against abuse, advocating for basic rights, and ensuring accountability in health care, education, employment, housing, transportation, and within the juvenile and criminal justice systems.Works on behalf of the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy P&A Systems and the Client Assistance Programs CAP for individuals with disabilities.

Assistive Technology Equipment
Information and Referral
Library Services
System Advocacy
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 1/7/2020
Nationwide Provider
250 Williams Street NW
PO Box 22478 | Oklahoma City | OK 73123
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 800-227-2345
Nationwide Provider
Address:
250 Williams Street NW
PO Box 22478 | Oklahoma City | OK 73123
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 800-227-2345
Toll Free Phone: 800-227-2345
Services Provided:

Nationwide community-based voluntary organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health risk through research, education, advocacy.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
1101 King Street, Suite 380
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-535-7850
Nationwide Provider
Organization Name: American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)
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Address:
1101 King Street, Suite 380
Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone: 703-535-7850
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Services Provided:

The ANCOR Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization created to support the development of innovative programs and disseminate information that will improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.

Programs include:

  • Included. Supported. Empowered.: Three-year campaign to celebrate the successes of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the providers who support them through storytelling.
  • Case for Inclusion: A tool (published annually) evaluating all 50 states and DC on how well state programs are serving individuals with I/DD. In partnership with United Cerebral Palsy.
  • Leadership Academy: Immersive two-year program for mid-career professionals working as I/DD service providers.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 7/31/2020
Nationwide Provider
15 South Mallory Avenue
Batavia, IL 60510
Phone: 630-360-2087
Nationwide Provider
Address:
15 South Mallory Avenue
Batavia, IL 60510
Phone: 630-360-2087
Email: info@hcunetworkamerica.org
Services Provided:

Resources, information, research information, and support for HCU.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/19/2020