Southern Tier ADAPT is part of a national grass roots community that organizes activists in the fight for disability rights that enable people to live in their own homes in the community.  Affordable and accessible housing, available and accessible transportation, health care access and equity, community based long term care, and other services and supports are all areas that Southern Tier ADAPT fights for.

Contact Nicole Hakes or Sue Ruff, 607-724-2111.

Legal Services of CNY offers free civil legal services to low income families and individuals including disability discrimination and disability related issues. 

Disability Rights New York (DRNY) is the Protection & Advocacy System and Client Assistance Program (P&A/CAP) for persons with disabilities in New York. As the P&A/CAP for New York, DRNY advocates for the civil and legal rights for New Yorkers with disabilities.  
DRNY on Facebook

NYS Division of Human Rights provides information and assistance in regard to possible violations of NYS’s Human Rights Law as it covers people with disabilities.
John Herrion, Director, Disability Rights,

Justice and Unity for the Southern Tier recognizes the diverse social conditions and institutions that contribute to mass incarceration. J.U.S.T. advocates with and for individuals, families and loved ones of those currently or previously incarcerated, educates the community about the harms of mass incarceration, champions community mobilization, supports, and services to end poverty, racism, the criminalization of people with disabilities, and the school-to-prison pipeline.
Justice and Unity for the Southern Tier on Facebook

The Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF), founded in 1979, is a leading national civil rights law and policy center directed by individuals with disabilities and parents who have children with disabilities.

How to Talk to Legislators training module from NYS Independent Living Council (NYSILC)