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State Agencices

Governor's Commission on Disabilities

Bob Cooper, Executive Secretary
John O. Pastore Center
41 Cherry Dale Court
Cranston, RI 02920-3049
(401) 462-0100 Voice
(401) 462-0101 TTY
(401) 462-0106 Fax
Email: disabilities@gcd.state.ri.us
Web site: www.disabilities.ri.gov

Summary: The Governor's Commission on Disabilities is responsible for ensuring state agencies comply with the state/federal disability rights laws. It is willing to be a mediator in solving disability discrimination complaints and to explore options for resolving the complaint.

Rhode Island Department of Health's Disability and Health Program

Disability and Health Program
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 222-2312 Voice
(401) 222-5982 TTY
(401) 222-5957 Fax
Web site: www.health.ri.gov/family/disability/index.php

Summary: RI Dept of Health's Disability and Health Program's mission is to promote the health and wellness of Rhode Islanders with disabilities and to prevent secondary conditions resulting from disabilities and chronic health issues.

Rhode Island State Courts

Gail Higgins Fogarty, ADA Deputy Coordinator
5 Hill Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 722-4059 Voice
Use 7-1-1 for Deaf users
(401) 721-2653 fax
Web site: www.courts.state.ri.us/ada/defaultada.htm (access to courts)
Web site: www.ricourts.com (general info about RI courts)

Summary: Rhode Island State Courts' Web site is to ensure everyone is able to participate in any legal proceedings in Rhode Island. Please check Web site above for Court Access.