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Wells Fargo Bank Building
400 East Broadway
Suite 409
Bismarck, ND 58501-4071

701.328.2950 · Phone
701.328.3934 · Fax
800.472.2670 · Toll Free
711 · TDD Relay

North Dakota Protection & Advocacy Project

Disability is not a condition that affects the "special" or "unfortunate few". Disability is a common characteristic and occurrence within the human experience. In fact, more than one in every seven North Dakotans over the age of five has a disability (U.S. Census Bureau; 2006 Data Profiles).

Disability is not limited to people who use wheelchairs or those with a visual or hearing loss. Some disabilities are quite visible, while others are hidden, such as emotional and psychiatric conditions or cognitive disabilities.

The Protection & Advocacy Project (P&A) advocates for the legal rights of North Dakotans with disabilities. Please take some time to explore this website and to find more about P&A and the rights of people with disabilities.

Hot Topics

HUD Report Finds People Living with Mental Disabilities Face Significant Rental Housing Discrimination. View HUD Report
FREE app to help teachers, parents and IEP team members engage students in the post-secondary transition planning process. Transition-ND (162kb Docx)
August 1 - 31, 2017 - P&A is seeking PUBLIC COMMENT on our program priorities for FY 2018. Please take a moment to complete our survey and provide your input. P&A FY 2018 Priorities - Online Survey


Mental Health Advance Directives - Guidance 5.14 (279kb PDF)
Mental Health Advance Directives - Form 5.14 (205kb PDF)
Mental Health Advance Directives - Fillable PDF Form 5.14 (310kb PDF)
Individual Justice Plan Manual (875kb PDF)


Upcoming Events

October 3, 2017 PAIMI Advisory Council Meeting. 400 E. Broadway. Suite #409 Bismarck, ND - Tuesday 1:00 pm Meeting Agenda Doc (29kb doc)
September 22, 2017 POWER UP Health Conference. Bismarck, ND 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Exhibits and Registration start at 8:00 a.m.) Conference Brochure (167kb pdf) , Exhibit Form (15.7 mb rtf), Call for Presentations (733kb doc)



P&A Meetings

Committee on P & A meeting scheduled for Monday, August 14, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. Download Agenda (37kb doc)


P&A's Mission

Uniting to champion the equality and inclusion of people with disabilities where we live, learn, work and play.

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