Texas Advocates has 20 local chapters across the state and a board of directors that is made up of representatives from each chapter. The board meets in Austin 2 times, at the annual state conference and conducts 5 regional meetings each year.
Texas Advocate Board members and other Texas Advocate members visit their legislators, attend Capitol Day, meet with State Agency representatives and sit on statewide committees and taskforces including the Disability Policy Consortium.
Texas Advocates provides training to its members on self advocacy, self determination, person-directed planning, and self advocacy organizations.
Local Texas Advocate Chapters provide training, participate in community service activities, conduct fundraisers and participate in local public policy issues.
Texas Advocates speaks out for Texans with disabilities.
8001 Centre Park Dr.
Austin, 78754, TX
Accessible Location: Yes
|Type of Organization||Nonprofit (501c3)|
|Categories||Advocacy, Trainings, Other|
|Spanish Services Offered?||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||12 - 14, 15 - 21, 22 and up|
|Disability Categories||Developmental Disability, Genetic Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability, Medical Condition, Mental Health Disorder, Physical Disability|
|This organization pertains to all disabilities?||Yes|
|This organization pertains to these specific diagnoses|
|Is this a statewide service?||Yes|
|Contact Name||Annessa Lewis|
|Email Address||[email protected]|