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

Calendar of Events:

PPT 1:1 SPED Parent Links
Parent Training


Pre-registration for all the below listed sessons is required:
~ Email: advocate@wecahr.org
~ Phone: 203-792-3540

Thursday, March 1st, 2018

New Fairfield Library,
10:00 - 12:00pm

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Ridgefield Library,
10:00 - 12:00pm

Tuesday, March 6th 2018

Danbury Library,
10:00 - 12:00pm

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Sherman Library,
11:00 - 1:00pm

Thursday, March 15th, 2018

Bethel Library,
6:00 - 8:00pm

Friday, March 16th, 2018

Redding Senior Heritage Center,
10:00 - 12:00pm

SELF ADVOCACY WORKSHOP FOR FEMALE TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS

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.

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