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9.5. State Disability Resources

Aging and Disability Resource Center Information and Assistance
Phone: (202) 724-5626
Here you can find programs, information and services about long term care for older adults (60 and older) and persons with intellectual and physical disabilities. This website describes ADRC; provides limited direct access to resources, services, information, events; and provides information about and/or answers to a wide range of questions and concerns related to long term care.


Department on Disability Services
The Mission of the Department on Disability Services is to provide innovative, high quality services that enable people with disabilities to lead meaningful and productive lives as vital members of their families, schools, workplaces and communities in every neighborhood in the District of Columbia.


Office of Disability Rights
The mission of the Office of Disability Rights (ODR) is to ensure that every program, service, benefit, and activity operated or funded by the District of Columbia is fully accessible to, and usable by, people with disabilities. ODR is responsible for oversight of the District's obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as other federal and local disability rights laws.


Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Phone: (202) 442-8400
The Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program provides vocational and rehabilitative services to individuals with disabilities to help them prepare for, secure, regain or retain employment.

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