Welcome to the Arizona Center for Disability Law

Who We Are.

The Arizona Center for Disability Law (ACDL) is a not for profit public interest law firm, dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disabilities.

Who We Help.

We provide a variety of legal services to people with disabilities and/or disability-related problems.  We focus primarily on those cases in which individuals have nowhere else to go for legal support.

What We Do.

We provide information, outreach and training on legal rights and self-advocacy, represent individuals in negotiations, administrative proceedings and court, and investigate abuse and neglect.

Recent News from the ACDL

Settlement of HUD Complaint against City of Phoenix

Housing Discrimination Settled
Today, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Southwest Fair Housing Council (SWFHC), the Arizona Fair Housing Center (AFHC), and the City of Phoenix settled a complaint filed with HUD alleging disability, race, and national origin discrimination in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher wait list process.
Read More

12 New National Fair Housing Videos (ASL)

Equal Opportunity Housing Logo
The National Fair Housing Alliance, along with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, created 12 videos in American Sign Language (ASL) with English captioning. These videos provide important legal and practical information about fair housing rights. The videos were produced by Disability Independence Group, NFHA and Sweetwater Media.
Read More

Planning Survey – What Disability Issues Are Most Important to You?

Hand checking boxes in a survey questionnaire
Arizona’s Protection and Advocacy system and Client Assistance Program is developing its goals and areas of focus for the upcoming 2017 fiscal year. We want to know what disability issues are most important to you and this survey is one way for us to learn what you have on your mind. Please help us by taking a few minutes to complete the survey.
Read More

» View More ACDL News

Upcoming Training & Events

NARPA Annual Conference

12:00 am - @ Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort

The National Association for Rights Protection and Advocacy (NARPA) will be having their Annual Rights Conference “Rights Under Siege: Fighting Back” August 25 – 28, 2016…

View Event

Hands & Voices 2016 Fall Expo

8:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Black Canyon Conference Center

AZ Hands & Voices and AZ State Schools for the Deaf & Blind Present the 2016 Fall Expo. For registration and more information, contact Najwa Ghattas,…

View Event

» View More Upcoming Events