The Disability Law Center (DLC) is a private non-profit organization designated by the governor to protect the rights of people with disabilities in Utah. It includes the Client Assistance Program.
Advocacy Services: Information and referral, information on disability law and your rights, investigation and monitoring of abuse and neglect in residential facilities, mediation and negotiation, presentations, representation in administrative hearings and court proceedings, self-advocacy support training.
The Client Assistance Program at the Disability Law Center protects the legal rights of people who apply for or already are clients of the state’s Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) or Independent Living (IL) agencies. CAP can give you information about VR and IL services.
Vocational Rehabilitation includes helping you find a job, training and education, medical and counseling services, transportation for job training, independent living skills training, assistive devices such as computers, wheelchairs, and hearing aids.
Information and referral, peer support and advocacy, rehabilitation technology, interpreter or reader services, transportation for IL services, IL skills training.
Advocacy is determined by issues based on each program’s federal mandate and the priorities established by the Center.
Services are free of charge and available to all eligible individuals in Utah.
Hours: 8:30-5:00 PM Monday – Thursday