A History of Advocacy

Guam Legal Services Corporation – Disability Law Center (GLSC-DLC) is a private, non-profit corporation that was established in 1979. In 1999 GLSC-DLC was designated the Protection and Advocacy (P&A) System for Guam. The organization is authorized under applicable federal and local laws to protect and promote the human, civil and legal rights of individuals with mental illness and/or developmental and other disabilities through legally based advocacy. In addition, GLSC-DLC assists other vulnerable populations, including survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence, stalking and other crimes. It is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of program eligible persons and/or family members. GLSC-DLC cannot provide representation in criminal matters or in matters where the client is seeking monetary compensation.

 

GLSC-DLC is not a Government of Guam or Federal Government entity.

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