Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Misson and activities:

The Bazelon Center conducts legal and policy advocacy to protect children and adults with mental disabilities from discrimination and promote their full participation in community life.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the national level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is to some degree run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Children with disabilities.
Coalition building and networking.
Fair housing law; medicaid coverage of mental health services and supports; criminalization of mental illness

We have traineeships or volunteer positions that people with disabilities are welcome to apply for.

Contact us:

Contact person:Lee Carty
Home page:
Address:1101 15th Street NW, #1212
District of Columbia
United States

This entry added: Tuesday 9th November 1999. (record #242) Changed: Wednesday 26th May 2021.