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.

Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act

Rooted in Rights and Disability Rights Washington generously created for us a new video about HR 4547, the Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act. This is the bill that would create a new P&A for the representative payee program....
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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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New Leadership at DRMS

Disability Rights Mississippi Announces Executive Director Disability Rights Mississippi is pleased to announce that Polly Tribble has been selected by its Board of Directors to serve as Executive Director of the agency beginning July 1, 2017.  Mrs. Tribble has worked...
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