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WHAT DOES INDIANA DISABILITY RIGHTS NOT DO?

  • INDIANA DISABILITY RIGHTS DOES NOT ASSIST IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS!
    IF YOU EXPERIENCE AN EMERGENCY, CALL 9-1-1.

  • Indiana Disability Rights does not help individuals apply for benefits such as Social Security, SNAP, etc.

  • Indiana Disability Rights does not submit appeals for benefits denials.

  • Indiana Disability Rights will not interfere if you have already retained legal counsel.

  • Indiana Disability Rights usually cannot help you if your issue is not based on discrimination due to disability. Please contact us for more information.

  • Indiana Disability Rights does not represent the interests of caregivers, family members. We only represent the interests and desires of the individual with a disability.

What Kind Of Services Does Indiana Disability Rights Not Provide?

  • Taxes, Wills, Trusts, Estate Planning

  • Foreclosure, Financial Assistance, Bankruptcy

  • Theft, Identity Theft, Fraud

  • Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody

  • Medical Malpractice

  • Domestic Violence

  • Criminal Justice

  • Benefits Applications or Appeals

Now That I Know What Indiana Disability Rights Doesn't Do, What CAN Indiana Disability Rights Do?

  • Provide support to people with disabilities, whose civil rights have been violated

  • Provide information and referral

  • Provide assistance, recommendations and support in self-advocacy

  • Provide assistance in advocacy, negotiation, or mediation on behalf of individuals

  • Investigate allegations of abuse, neglect, or civil rights violations

  • Provide information and education to the public regarding the needs and rights of people with disabilities

  • Identify problems in the service delivery system and advocate for systemic change

  • Monitor law changes and provide technical assistance to attorneys on disability law

What Can I Do?

If your civil rights have been denied to you because of your disability, contact Indiana Disability Rights, by phone 800.622.4845 or filling out our online help form below:

Need help? Click here to contact Indiana Disability Rights.