In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed Monday, May 30th. We will resume normal business hours Tuesday, May 31st.
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Death in Portsmouth Jail
Jamycheal Mitchell, 24, died at the Hampton Roads Regional Jail in Portsmouth, Va. Read the report here.
Lesson Never Learned: Lethal Restraint at Western State Hospital
A young woman with mental illness died while involuntarily committed to Western State Hospital. Read our full investigative report, the Commonwealth’s response, our press release and more.
Join our mission to protect and advocate for people with disabilities in Virginia.
The disAbility Law Center helps with disability-related problems like abuse, neglect, and discrimination. We also help people with disabilities obtain services and treatment. All callers receive help with these problems. Individuals with problems, targeted in our program goals, may also receive advocacy services and/or legal representation.
The disAbility Law Center of Virginia’s mission is to advance independence, choice and self-determination; protect legal, human and civil rights; and eliminate abuse, neglect and discrimination of people with disabilities through zealous and uncompromising legal advocacy and representation.
If you have any questions please call 804-225-2042 or 800-552-3962 or email info@dLCV.org.