Who is DRMS?

Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) is a private, non-profit corporation with a federal mandate to protect and advocate for the rights of individuals with disabilities across the state of MS. DRMS has been providing advocacy services for almost thirty years, free of charge, to Mississippians with disabilities and has helped improve the lives of thousands of our state’s most vulnerable population by championing their rights.

DRMS is the only disability advocacy agency in MS that has attorneys on staff to pursue legal remedies if necessary. Our mission is to promote, protect and advocate for the legal and human rights of all people with disabilities, and to assist them with full inclusion in home, community, education and employment.

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DRMS Governing Board of Directors has open positions

DRMS is currently in the open nomination phase of filling vacant positions on the board of directors for the agency. We have a couple of members who have completed their 2nd term and must rotate off, a member who cannot...
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DRMS Receives IOLTA Program Grant for 2017-2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2017 DISABILITY RIGHTS MISSISSIPPI RECEIVES 2017-2018 IOLTA GRANT AWARD Contacts: Polly Tribble – 1-601-968-0600; ptribble@drms.ms Or Sue Cannimore – 1-601-968-0600; scannimore@drms.ms    (Starkville, MS)   Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS), located in Jackson, MS, is pleased to...
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Goals On Dartboard Showing Future Plans And Wishes

DRMS Releases Team Action Plans for FY2018 for public input

DRMS has drafted its annual plan for the upcoming fiscal year, which begins October 1, 2017. The proposed Education and Community Integration priorities, projects, and case selection criteria have been developed based on the calls, comments, questions, and requests we...
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Speaking Up About Saving Medicaid!

The House of Representatives has passed, and the Senate may soon take up, legislation that cuts hundreds of billions of dollars from the Medicaid program to pay for tax cuts for big businesses and wealthy individuals. We need your help...
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