ABOUT US:

WeCAHR is a non-profit advocacy organization serving Danbury and surrounding towns since 1977.

We advocate for the civil and hu- man rights of people with disabilities. Through a close partnership with families, we work to create and promote personal success, independence and community involvement for children and adults with disabilities.

It is our mission to partner with families to ensure your success.

Individuals who make WeCAHR Possible:

Board: Board of Directors

Staff: WeCAHR Staff

News and Events:

Mayoral Proclamation: WeCAHR's 40th year

View WeCAHR's March Newsletter

Calendar of Events:

~ Parent Training ~


Pre-registration for all the below listed sessons is required:

~ Email: advocate@wecahr.org
~ Phone: 203-792-3540

SELF ADVOCACY WORKSHOP FOR FEMALE TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS

~ Workshop for Female Teens ~

Danbury Library, Lower Level
Meeting Room

Session 1: Thursday, April 26th, 2018

4:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Session 2: Thursday, May 3rd, 2018

4:45 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Registrants must attend both sessions.

CPAC Educación Especial 101

~ Educacón Especial 101 ~

Session: Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Danbury Library,
10:15 - 12:15pm

Farioly Program Room

WeCAHR Advocacy & Services:

By providing the following services,
we strive to strengthen & empower individuals with disabilities and their families with education, training & expertise to exercise their rights.

Special Education Advocacy:

  • Advising families on the complex special education laws and their rights.
  • Facilitating Parent Trainings on the Special Education process.
  • Reviewing school files, evaluations and educational history.
  • Listening to your unique situation and offering support.
  • Attending PPT meetings.

Adult Advocacy:

We assist adults with disabilities and their families with the following:

  • Housing Issues
  • Applying for Disability Insurance & the Appeal process
  • Transportation concerns
  • Conservatorship Information
  • Transition from school to adulthood