From the Desk of the Executive Director

Greetings!

This Tuesday is an important day for all PCA users and PCAs. We need you to come and share with us your feelings about the decision of MassHealth to limit the hours of most PCA's. In the editorial this week I share with you my opinion on why the new regulations should be repealed.

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DPC. About Us. By Us.

Redefining the role of government as it affects the lives of people with disabilities.


It’s our aim to fight the discrimination that blocks the rights of people with disabilities.
DPC BUDGET PRIORITIES


What we offer... 

  • Legislative advocacy training 
  • Legislative alert service (email and by phone) 
  • Lobbying leadership 
  • Information on important issues affecting you 
  • Holding public officials accountable for enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act

We're Also Fighting for... 

  • Accessible polling places.
  • The rights of people with lived experiences of psychiatric diagnoses, trauma, and or addictions.
  • Services and support for adults who develop a disability, such as MS, hearing loss, blindness and more. 
  • Sustainable jobs that lead to real careers and economic independence. 
  • Better community based services, so people with disabilities don't have to live in nursing homes. 
  • Training of personal care assistants to be ready to serve in an emergency.