Agencies & Services

Advocacy & Legal Assistance


Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund

Address:
3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA  94703
Phone:
(510) 644-2555
(510) 644-2555 (TTY)
(510) 841-8645 (Fax)
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DREDF is a national law and policy center dedicated to furthering the civil rights of people with disabilities. Its goal is to promote the full integration of people with disabilities into the mainstream of society. Work includes the Children with Disabilities and Family Support program; education, training, and technical assistance; litigation; Supreme Court work; and law and policy reform.

Alliance of People with DisAbilities

Address:
1120 East Terrace Street, #100
Seattle, WA  98122
Phone:
(206) 545-7055
(866) 545-7055 (Toll Free)
(206) 632-3456 (TTY)
(206) 545-7059 (Fax)
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Alliance of People with disAbilities provides consulting on the ADA, limited legal assistance, travel and self-advocacy training; information & referral, and independent living services to people with disabilities.

Americans with Disabilities Act Barrier-Free Facilities Program, General Administration

Address:
206 General Administrations Bldg
Olympia, WA  98504-1012
Phone:
(360) 902-0977
(360) 902-7195 (TTY)
(360) 753-2848 (Fax)
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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), signed into law in 1990, is major civil rights legislation designed to integrate persons with disabilities into the mainstream of public life. The law covers employment, public transportation, public accommodation, and telecommunications. Disability access information for accessing the programs, services and facilities of Washington State government is provided.

Governorís Committee on Disability Issues and Employment

Address:
PO Box 9046
Olympia, WA  98507-9046
Phone:
(360) 486-5894
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The Governor's Committee on Disability Issues and Employment provides statewide advocacy and leadership to empower thedisability community to obtain equality of opportunity and maximum independence. The Committee +researches and distributes information on disability issues and access for disabled persons. A variety of publications are available on the issues.

Washington State Senior Citizens Lobby

Address:
1501 S Capitol Way, Room 102
Olympia, WA  98501
Phone:
(360) 754-0207
(630) 956-0362 (Fax)
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During legislative sessions, provides information and an opportunity to express pro or con opinions about particular bills under consideration in Olympia. Messages will be hand delivered to legislators.