Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness (GLAD)

The mission of the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc. (GLAD) is to ensure equal access for the deaf and hard of hearing community so they have the same opportunities as their hearing counterparts. The organization works to promote the social, recreational, cultural, educational and vocational well-being of its deaf and hard of hearing constituents.

GLAD’s specific and primary purpose is to act as a coordinating agency that addresses the broad social service needs of deaf and hard of hearing people through direct service provision, advocacy, research and dissemination of information regarding deafness to parents, professionals and consumers.

Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc.
2222 Laverna Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90041(323) 478-8000 Voice
(323) 550-4226 TTY
(866) 892-2225 Videophone
(323) 550-4205 Fax

General Office Hours
Open 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
(Closed 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.)
Open 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Visual Communication Center
Open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Disability Rights Legal Center

The Mission of the Disability Rights Legal Center (DRLC) is to promote the rights of people with disabilities and the public interest in and awareness of those rights by providing legal and related services. DRLC is located on the campus of Loyola Law School in Downtown Los Angeles and works with Loyola Law students in all of their programs. They have a satellite office on the campus of the University of La Verne College of Law, in the Inland Empire. DRLC offers individuals a variety of programs and information in person or by phone, to meet the needs of those with disabilities.

Disability Rights Legal Center

800 South Figueroa St., Suite 1120 Los Angeles, CA 90017

Located at the Loyola Law School Public Interest Law Center, 800 South Figueroa Street, Suite 1120 in Downtown Los Angeles.  We also have a satellite office on the campus of the University of La Verne College of Law in the Inland Empire of Southern California.

Main: (213) 736-1334
TTY: (213) 736-8310,
Nationwide toll-free number: (866) 999-DRLC (3752)

Some of the DRLC programs/centers include the following:

Cancer Legal Resource Center
Tel: (213) 736-1455 or (866) THE-CLRC (843-2572)
Fax: (213) 736-1428

Civil Rights Litigation Project
Tel: (213) 736-1031
Fax: (213) 736-1428

Community Outreach
Tel: (213) 736-8365
Fax: (213) 736-1428

Education Advocacy Project
Tel: (213) 736-8366
Fax: (213) 487-2106 Inland Empire Program
Tel: (909) 460-2034
Fax: (909) 460-2094