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Samantha: Advocating to enable her to live independently

Samantha works at a school in her community and lives with her parents. Her parents are aging and are worried that Samantha cannot live independently without help because of the challenges presented by her developmental disabilities.

Protecting Juanita and her family from eviction

Juanita’s mother, Sally, provides care and support services to Juanita. But, they face eviction because Sally can’t work because she doesn’t make enough money to pay someone to care for Juanita, who has severe intellectual disabilities.

Harnessing data for better policies that protect housing for people with mental health challenges.

A stable home is central to the American promise of opportunity. The ability to live in a home we can afford, under fair terms, and without the threat of homelessness is vital to every person’s ability to establish roots and feel that they are a valued member of society.

TEDx: ABLE’s Eugenio Mollo leads us to examine immigration law in the U.S. and our own immigration stories in “I’m not supposed to be here.”

TEDx: ABLE’s Eugenio Mollo leads us to examine immigration law in the U.S. and our own immigration stories in “I’m not supposed to be here.”

TEDx: Reem Subei on Othering & Fostering Belonging In Our Society

TEDx: Reem Subei on Othering & Fostering Belonging In Our Society

Transportation Equity through Innovative Legal Theory and Organized Community-Led Effort

People living in central cities who need and want to work often do not have transportation to jobs, unless they can take public transportation.

What is elder abuse?

Elder abuse is a crime. Abuse of an older adult can happen in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, adult group homes, and other long-term care facilities. Abuse from a caregiver can also occur in private homes.

Here's what it’s like to be a volunteer, Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program

Here's what it’s like to be a volunteer with our Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program. Watch the video to get a small sample of what it’s like to be a volunteer with our program.

Fighting with Janice in a battle against abuse and financial exploitation

Janice was living at a senior facility when staff there reached out to the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program to discuss Janice’s possible financial exploitation by her daughter. The facility was concerned that Janice’s daughter was using Janice’s money and property inappropriately and that the daughter was threatening Janice.