Self Advocacy

Self Determination

Self determination is about having control of your own life. It means making your
own choices, learning to effectively solve problems, and taking control and
responsibility for yourself.

Find out more about Self Determination.


ND Self Advocacy Groups

  1. The Arc of Cass County
    215 North University Drive
    Fargo, ND 58102
    701-293-8191 or fax 701-293-3095

  2. Self-Advocacy Solutions (SAS)
    Listen, Inc.
    1407 24th Ave. S.; #100
    Grand Forks, ND 58201

  3. Northern Lights Self-Advocacy
    c/o Donnada Agnes
    1305 Kemp Ave. SE
    Devils Lake, ND 58301

  4. Red River Valley Self Advocacy Group
    Developmental Center
    Maplewood #1
    Grafton, ND 58237
    Phone: (701) 352-4416

  5. The Arc of Bismarck
    P.O. Box 2081
    Bismarck ND 58502-2081


Voting Rights of People with Disabilities Find out what the laws are regarding the rights of people with disabilities

North Dakota Protection and Advocacy

The Statewide Independent Living Council of ND


ND Centers for Independent Living

Freedom Resource Center

Dakota Center for Independent Living

Options Resource Center for Independent Living

Independence Inc.


Self Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE)

SABE is a national self advocacy organization whose mission is to ensure that people with disabilities are treated as equals and are given the same decisions, choices, rights, responsibilities, and chances to speak up to empower themselves; opportunities to make new friends; and to learn from their mistakes.

Find out more about SABE.