Citizen Advocacy

A society that includes, values, and empowers children, youth, and adults with developmental disabilities.

CITIZEN ADVOCACY

A program that matches competent, capable and interested volunteers with a person who has a disability. The volunteer advocates, looks out for the interests and concerns of the person with a disability as if they were his/her own. The relationships are individually and uniquely developed around the needs and desires of the person with a disability, range from friendship to adoption and guardianship, and often last many years.

The Council's vision is a society that includes, values, and empowers children, youth, and adults with developmental disabilities.