June 4, 2018

Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Governor Bill Haslam has proclaimed June 15th, 2018 to be Elder Abuse Awareness Day. 

May 31, 2018

New Career Opportunities at DRT!

A new program creates new job opportunities at DRT. Apply to join our team!

May 21, 2018

DRT Advocate Zack Harris Retires

We're celebrating the incredible career and contributions of DRT Advocate and Investigator, Zack Harris, as he enters retirement!

May 15, 2018

Client Story: The Mathes Family

Ryan has been employed for over 3 years. But he nearly left his job when his employment supports weren’t working.  

May 15, 2018

From Lisa: Celebrating Progress & Community

Lisa talks progress and the importance of community in the disability rights movement in Tennessee. 

April 19, 2018

From Lisa: Digging into Self-Determination

Lisa digs in to self-determination and protection and how we think about each. 

April 16, 2018

Party With Us During the Big Payback on May 2nd

Help us celebrate our 40th birthday with a financial gift during the Big Payback on May 2nd!

April 9, 2018

Client Story: The Cranfields

Wyatt was not receiving adequate instruction time and the school did not address his disability related behaviors appropriately. Wyatt's mother contacted DRT for help. Wyatt is now receiving free and appropriate education services and the district has changed policy and hired a BCBA due to the advocacy.

March 23, 2018

New Federal Legislation Creates Program for Beneficiaries of Social Security

The passage of the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act (H.R. 4547), will create programs across the Protection and Advocacy Network to protect those who receive Social Security Disability or Supplemental Security Income and who are not fully capable of managing their own benefits. 

Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal advocacy services to protect the rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

Middle Tennessee (Admin Office)

2 International Plaza, Suite 825
Nashville, TN 37217

Phone: 615-298-1080
Fax: 615-298-2046

East Tennessee

9050 Executive Park Drive, Suite 101-B
Knoxville, TN 37923

Phone: 865-670-2944
Fax: 865-470-7028

West Tennessee

2693 Union Avenue Extended, Suite 201
Memphis, TN 38112

Phone: 901-458-6013
Fax: 901-249-2933