Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities (Connecticut)


Independent State agency created to safeguard and advance the civil and human rights of people with disabilities in Connecticut.
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Primary geographic focus: Connecticut
Organization type(s): Provider
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The mission of the Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities is to advance the cause of equal rights for persons with disabilities and their families by:

  • increasing the ability of individuals, groups and systems to safeguard rights;
  • exposing instances and patterns of discrimination and abuse;
  • seeking individual and systemic remediation when rights are violated;
  • increasing public awareness of unjust situations and of means to address them; and
  • empowering people with disabilities and their families to advocate effectively.

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