Disability Law Center

Utah’s Protection & Advocacy Organization

The Disability Law Center enforces and advances the legal rights, opportunities, and choices of Utahns with disabilities.

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Disability Law Center, Utah

The Disability Law Center (DLC) is a private, non-profit organization designated by the governor as Utah’s Protection and Advocacy (P&A) agency. Our mission is to enforce and advance the legal rights, opportunities, and choices of Utahns with disabilities.



Press Statement
For Immediate Release

Posted: July 10, 2024

Today, the Disability Law Center (DLC) and the National Health Law Program (NHeLP) are submitting a complaint to several federal agencies that alleges the Utah Department […]

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The DLC needs your help! Community engagement is central to our work, so please get involved and help us advance and enforce the legal rights, choices and opportunities of Utahns with disabilities.


No. The DLC’s services are free of charge; however, in the event of a monetary settlement, in certain circumstances, the DLC may take a small percentage to help us fund future work. An attorney would discuss this matter with any clients where this would apply.

No, the DLC’s services are provided Statewide. While our office is located in Salt Lake City, we will assist individuals seeks assistance in any part of the State.

The DLC can provide assistance in the following issue areas: Accessibility (for example, physical access, access to programs, higher education)

  1. Community Living
  2. Education
  3. Employment
  4. Housing
  5. Institutional Rights (for example, nursing homes, Intermediate Care Facilities, mental health facilities, Youth Residential Treatment Facilities)
  6. Representative Payee Beneficiary
  7. Self-determination and Alternatives to Guardianship
  8. Vocational Rehabilitation – Client Assistance Program

We do not assist with applications or denials of public benefits, like Social Security Disability or Medicaid.

The best way to contact us is to apply for help online. However, you can call our office at (800) 662-9080 or visit our office at 960 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, Utah 84101 to drop off a message. Regardless of how you contact us, someone from our office will contact you in 1-3 business days.