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Disability Rights New Mexico – DRNM -  is a private, non-profit organization whose mission is to protect, promote and expand the rights of persons with disabilities. We are the designated protection and advocacy program for New Mexico, and as such we have authority under federal law to pursue legal, administrative and other remedies on behalf of persons with disabilities.


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The Latest News

Sep 24, 2016

As of September 26, 2016, Disability Rights New Mexico (DRNM) has a new location (and mailing address): 3916 Juan Tabo Blvd., NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111. Our new office is on the east side of Juan Tabo Blvd., NE, between Comanche and Montgomery.  Turn east at the traffic light for "Juan Tabo Place", and we are in the second building on the right.

Our phone and fax numbers remain the same:
Phone: 505-256-3100; toll free 800-432-4682; Fax: 505-256-3184
You may also e-mail DRNM at info@drnm.org

May 25, 2016

Is your child getting all the behavioral health services that he or she is entitled to under Centennial Care?  Click here for more information.

Mar 24, 2016

The new Residential Accessibility Modification Program (RAMP) may be able to help you.

This program, sponsored by the Governor’s Commission on Disability, strives to improve the lives of individuals with physical disabilities by making improvements in their living situations.

For example, the RAMP may install ramps, roll-in showers, or grab bars in an individual’s home.

To qualify, you must: 1) be a U.S. citizen, 2) have lived in New Mexico for 6 months, 3) have a physical disability, as evidenced by SSI or SSDI benefits OR a statement from a physician, 4) have applied for all other available residential modification community resources, and 5) taxable or reportable income must be within 250% of the most current Federal Poverty Income level.

For more information on the RAMP click here and to apply for the RAMP click here.

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is seeking individuals who are interested in serving on the Mental Health Advisory Council. Click here for information and appllication.

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