How the disAbility Law Center of Virginia monitors and investigates Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facilities throughout the Commonwealth
Jake Smith called dLCV with his mother’s support when he received notification that DARS was going to be closing his case With dLCV assistance, Jake was hired by a local non-profit, and DARS agreed to assist him in getting a start date for employment and supporting him at his new job.
The Morris family called dLCV because their daughter, Kate, needs adult services from the Department of Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS). With dLCV assistance, the client advocated for herself very well and became a DARS client.
This page provides information about the recent changes to absentee and curbside voting in Virginia.
While reporting compliance increased in FY 20, we still believe some facilities are under-reporting incidents.
Check out what Dawn's experience with dLCV has been as a volunteer so far in her own words:
Check out what Emmely's experience with dLCV has been as a volunteer so far in her own words:
Virginia will permanently make its elections accessible and safe for voters with disabilities such as blindness
People with mobility disabilities who encountered inaccessible Amtrak stations can now begin submitting claims for monetary compensation.
As a person receiving services in a state psychiatric hospital, you have the right to refuse medication in most cases.