Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc.

Address

3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94703

(510) 644-2555

www.dredf.org

AKA:

DREDF

Description:

Trains and educates people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities about their rights under state and federal disability rights laws so they can use the laws as tools to challenge exclusion and discrimination, and advocate effectively for full participation in the lives of their communities. Provides legal advocacy including representing clients in high impact litigation case laws. Serves as co-counsel and prepare amicus curiae briefs on behalf of parties that include disability community representatives and members of Congress in disability rights cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court and an impact on decision making process.

Handicap Accessible?

Yes

Is Shelter?

No

Date of Official Change:

May 4, 2021

Geographies Served

  • Serves All Areas

Address Listings

Physical (Primary)

3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94703

Mailing

3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA 94703

Contacts

Susan Henderson

Primary Contact

Executive Director

info@dredf.org

Phone Numbers

Main Number

(510) 644-2555

Fax

(510) 841-8645

Toll Free

(800) 348-4232

Accessibility:

Handicap Accessible

Description

Trains and educates people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities about their rights under state and federal disability rights laws so they can use the laws as tools to challenge exclusion and discrimination, and advocate effectively for full participation in the lives of their communities. Provides legal advocacy including representing clients in high impact litigation cas laws. Serves as co-counsel and prepare amicus curiae briefs on behalf of parties that include disability community representatives and members of Congress in disability rights cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court and an impact on decision making process.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm

Required Documents

Vary by case

Eligibility

Persons with disabilities; parents of children in special education programs.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Most services provided via telephone consultations. Call for intake regarding request for representation

Languages

English, Spanish, American Sign Language (by arrangement only), Cantonese, and Mandarin

Service Area

Nationwide

Geography Served

    If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-644-2555
Name:
Main Number
Number:
800-348-4232
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Toll Free
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (TD-1600.3100-180) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Trains and educates people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities about their rights under state and federal disability rights laws so they can use the laws as tools to challenge exclusion and discrimination, and advocate effectively for full participation in the lives of their communities. Provides legal advocacy including representing clients in high impact litigation cas laws. Serves as co-counsel and prepare amicus curiae briefs on behalf of parties that include disability community representatives and members of Congress in disability rights cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court and an impact on decision making process.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm

Required Documents

Vary by case

Eligibility

Persons with disabilities; parents of children in special education programs.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Most services provided via telephone consultations. Call for intake regarding request for representation

Languages

English, Spanish, American Sign Language (by arrangement only), Cantonese, and Mandarin

Service Area

Nationwide

Geography Served

    If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-644-2555
Name:
Main Number
Number:
800-348-4232
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Toll Free
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FP-4500) and related services within the Service Tree.

Description

Trains and educates people with disabilities and parents of children with disabilities about their rights under state and federal disability rights laws so they can use the laws as tools to challenge exclusion and discrimination, and advocate effectively for full participation in the lives of their communities. Provides legal advocacy including representing clients in high impact litigation cas laws. Serves as co-counsel and prepare amicus curiae briefs on behalf of parties that include disability community representatives and members of Congress in disability rights cases heard by the U.S. Supreme Court and an impact on decision making process.

Hours

Monday-Friday, 9am - 5pm

Required Documents

Vary by case

Eligibility

Persons with disabilities; parents of children in special education programs.

Fees

None

Intake Procedure

Most services provided via telephone consultations. Call for intake regarding request for representation

Languages

English, Spanish, American Sign Language (by arrangement only), Cantonese, and Mandarin

Service Area

Nationwide

Geography Served

    If a location is greyed out it means that only certain areas within it are covered. The areas with complete coverage are listed in black.

    Serves all areas

Telephone Numbers

Number:
510-644-2555
Name:
Main Number
Number:
800-348-4232
Type:
Main Number
Name:
Toll Free
Edit Service DetailsClick here to see this service (FT-8000.8000) and related services within the Service Tree.

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