Disability Rights Washington

Disability Rights Washington (DRW) is a private non-profit organization that protects the rights of people with disabilities statewide.  Our mission is to advance the dignity, equality, and self-determination of people with disabilities.  We work to pursue justice on matters related to human and legal rights.

We provide free advocacy services to people with disabilities.  Contact us for:

  • Disability rights information and referrals;
  • Problem solving strategies for disability issues;
  • Community education and training; and
  • Legal services for disability discrimination or violation of rights.

We focus our legal resources on major cases which will improve service systems for people with disabilities.

Website: http://www.disabilityrightswa.org/

Alliance of People with disAbilities

The Alliance of People with disAbilities is located in King County, Washington. We are two independent living centers, located in Seattle and Bellevue, Washington. At the Alliance, we work to make our community more accessible, inclusive, and usable for everyone.  Our programs are open to people with all types of disabilities.

Operating as an independent living center since 1991, we are dedicated to provide the four core independent living services which are:

  1. Information and Referral
  2. Independent Living Skills Training
  3. Peer Counseling (on an individual and group basis)
  4. Advocacy (self advocacy and systems advocacy). Our advocacy efforts at the Alliance include the Disabilities Law Project with a lawyer who handles civil rights cases for community members.

Website: http://disabilitypride.org/wordpress/