Disabled Persons Protection Commission

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Contact Information

Disabled Persons Protection Commission
Contact: Jennifer Edwards-Hawkins, Program Coordinator
Email Address: Jennifer.Edwards-Hawkins@state.ma.us
Phone: 617 727-6465 xX211
Alternate Phone: 800-426-9009
Fax: 617-727-6469

300 Granite Street, Suite 404 Braintree, MA 02184
Area Served: Southeast

Map Location Disabled Persons Protection Commission


The Disabled Persons Protection Commission (DPPC) is an independent state agency created by M.G.L. Chap 19C. DPPC is responsible for the protection of adults in state, provider care and in private settings. Performs and monitors investigations into allegations of abuse/omission committed by caretakers against persons with disabilities. Reports are filed by consumers or any mandated reporter/interested party. The DPPC runs a 24 hour abuse hotline. DPPC offers free training for persons with disabilities, service providers, police, medical professionals and others.

Service Types

  • Domestic Violence Counseling

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Information/Referral

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Accessibility Features

  • Able to serve clients in their wheelchair
  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service