Disability Rights Ohio is designated under federal law as the system to protect and advocate the rights of people with disabilities and as the Client Assistance Program under the Rehabilitation Act. The mission of Disability Rights Ohio is to advocate for the human, civil, and legal rights of people with disabilities in Ohio.
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Contact Information and Directions
Contact the Disability Rights Ohio Intake Department if you think that your legal rights have been violated because of a disability, such as being abused or neglected, discriminated against, denied services or unable to access public facilities. We may be able to help.
Update on DRO's Public Intake Process During COVID-19 Emergency:
In response to the Coronavirus emergency, DRO has closed our physical office to the public but we are continuing to provide information and advocate for our clients through remote operations.
DRO is following the recommendations of public health officials in assuring that the health and safety of our staff and clients is priority one.
Call 614-466-7264 or 1-800-282-9181 during our intake hours of Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
DRO also continues to receive intake through mail. You can also send us a letter at:
Disability Rights Ohio
200 Civic Center Dr.
Columbus, Ohio 43215
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