Disability Law Center

Filed Under: Disability, Physical and Mental Health, Legal
11 Beacon Street
Suite 925
Boston, ma 02108
Phone: 617-723-8455
Toll-Free: 1-800-872-9992
Fax: 617-723-9125
Who to Contact
Intake staff

DLC is committed to promoting the civil and human rights of all persons with disabilities.

DLC’s Core Function is to keep people with disabilities safe from abuse and neglect wherever they live and where they receive services. DLC does this primarily by monitoring for abuse and neglect as well as investigating suspicious deaths and allegations of abuse and neglect.

Client services:

  • They provide information, referral, technical assistance and representation regarding legal rights and services for people with disabilities
  • They provide legal services to eligible people and groups whose cases meet DLC’s focus areas. Click here to view the issue areas that DLC will be focusing on in its current Fiscal Year
  • They seek to strike a balance between systemic advocacy and individual representation
  • Their experienced lawyers and paralegals conduct trainings for community groups and other advocacy organization

Please note that due to COVID-19 staff are working remotely. They are therefore not taking any walk-in visitors to help slow down the spread of COVID-19.

Service hours

M-F: 9am - 5pm

Requirements & Restrictions

Who They Serve:

  • People with disabilities
  • People with disability-related problems
  • People with disabilities whose legal problem falls within a priority
  • People with disabilities whose case has merit and DLC has the staff time and resources necessary to resolve the issue

Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, and other languages are provided through interpreter services


While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated October 18, 2021


Agency information may have changed due to COVID-19. Please contact individual agencies to double-check their information.