Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) provides advocacy services to hundreds of clients annually at no cost to clients.Who We Are
DRP attorneys provide direct legal assistance to approximately 60 to 70 individual clients annually at no cost to them.Spotlights On Our Work
DRP pursues system reform and class action litigation to protect and expand disability rights and services.What We Do
DRP staff march in unity with individuals with disabilities to support causes important to preserving and advancing disability rights
DRP Obtains Consent Decree Requiring Significant Modifications at Upper Dublin Middle School to Provide Accessibility for Student Who Uses Wheelchair in Federal Court Lawsuit
Disability Rights Pennsylvania Collects Public Input For 2019-2021 Program Goals and Objectives – Program Year 2020
The Board of Directors of Disability Rights Pennsylvania (DRP) is seeking your input to determine whether its three-year program goals and objectives should be updated. Public comment period ends on August 31, 2019!
Every three years, DRP establishes program goals and priorities based on input from the public, its stakeholders and Board, our Mental Health Advisory Council, and program data. The current goals and objectives were approved to begin on October 1, 2018 for fiscal year 2019.
Impact by the Numbers
DRP operates a toll-free intake system available to all Pennsylvanians, providing legal advice, advocacy, and/or information and referral services to over 2,500 callers annually.
DRP participates in approximately 10 outreach events annually to provide information about our services to people with disabilities, family members, advocates, and professionals.
DRP provides approximately 50 trainings and presentations annually to people with disabilities, family members, advocates, and professionals on a variety of topics relating to disability rights.