What We Do

DRNY is the federally and state-authorized Protection and Advocacy System and Client Assistance Program (P&A/CAP) for people with disabilities in New York State. DRNY provides free legal and advocacy services to individuals with disabilities. Working tirelessly to protect and advance the rights of children and adults with disabilities, DRNY is committed to enabling those we serve to exercise their own life choices and fully participate in community life. DRNY provides these services under our federal grant funded mandates listed below.These grants have been established by Congress to protect and advocate for the rights, safety, and autonomy of people with disabilities.