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The Rhode Island Disability Law Center (RIDLC) is an independent nonprofit law office that is designated as Rhode Island’s federal Protection and Advocacy System.  We are part of a national network created by Congress to help secure and advance the rights of people with disabilities.

Our mission is to assist Rhode Islanders with differing abilities in their efforts to achieve full inclusion in society and to exercise their civil and human rights through the provision of legal advocacy.

Our services include individual representation including litigation to protect rights or secure benefits, self-help information, education on priority legal issues, and systems change advocacy.

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Recent news: 

*** We have moved!    Effective June 3, 2019, our address is:

          Rhode Island Disability Law Center Inc.

          33 Broad Street, Suite 601

          Providence, RI  02903

*** July 8, 2019 - Supported Decision-Making Signed into Law in Rhode Island »



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Getting Help

We provide information, referral, advice, and in select cases, legal representation for disability-related issues. View our Getting Help page for more information.

Phone/Voice: 401-831-3150
TTY: 401-831-5335
Monday thru Friday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Success Stories

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RIDLC is a tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions to support our work may be sent to: Executive Director, RI Disability Law Center, 33 Broad Street, Suite 601, Providence, RI  02903.  Your contribution is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Thank you in advance for your support.

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RIDLC Resources

View our links and publications by visiting our Resources page.