What We Do
Disability Rights & Resources is an advocacy-based, consumer-controlled nonprofit agency advocating with and serving as mentors for people with disabilities in Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus, and Gaston counties.
Last year, 171 people with a disability were mentored, 61 received independent living skills training, 63 received information about rights, and 1,457 trained.
About 8.8% or just over 90,000 people in Mecklenburg County have a disability.
To remove barriers in the community, so that people with disabilities can be as independent as they choose to be.
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