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
Fax: 617-727-6469

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

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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.

Elevators, Accessible Parking, Accessible Restrooms, Near Public Transportation, Able to serve clients in their wheelchair , Accessible Public Transportation Disabled Persons Protection Commission 19 – 22, 23 – 59 Braintree Jennifer Edwards-Hawkins Jennifer.Edwards-Hawkins@state.ma.us 617-727-6469 617-727-6465 4279 Disabled Persons Protection Commission Advocacy, Information/Referral 4) Southeast Domestic Violence Counseling 300 Granite Street, Suite 404 Program Coordinator http://www.mass.gov/dppc/ 02184 Free Service All Disabilities Local Area Program Coordinator Spanish MASSACHUSETTS

Service Types

  • Domestic Violence Counseling

Program Type

  • Advocacy

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
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service