Mental Health Advocacy Services

Mission

Mental Health Advocacy Services, Inc. provides free legal services to people with mental and developmental disabilities. Established in 1977, MHAS is sponsored by the Los Angeles County and Beverly Hills Bar Associations and the Mental Health Association in California. MHAS assists both children and adults, with an emphasis on obtaining government benefits and services, protecting rights, and fighting discrimination. MHAS also serves as a resource to the community by providing training and technical assistance to attorneys, mental health professionals, consumer and family member groups, and other advocates. In addition, MHAS participates in impact litigation in an effort to improve the lives of people with mental and developmental disabilities.

How Your Donation Helps

41.4% of your car donation will go toward helping Mental Health Advocacy Services Inc. with their project: SSI Advocacy Project.

12.2% will go toward the project: Mental Health Stigma & Discrimination Reduction.

8.6% will go toward the project: Special Education Outreach Project.

Categories

Activities

  • Other matters
  • Mental health care

Tax Status

IRS Classification: 501(c)(3) Public Charity established 1979

Your donations to Mental Health Advocacy Services Inc. are tax deductible.

Grouping: Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).

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