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Williamsburg Regional Local Human Rights Committee (WRLHRC)
Location of all meetings:
Williamsburg, VA 23188
The Williamsburg Regional Local Human Rights Committee meets quarterly during the year, the second Wednesday of the month.
Summary of the WRLHRC
A Local Human Rights Committee (LHRC) is comprised of volunteers who represent mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse services, professional groups, and consumer groups. The committee's responsibility is to perform certain functions specified in the book entitled "Rules and Regulations to Assure the Rights of Residents." The state Human Rights Committee appoints the members for a term of three years after consultation with the Commissioner for the state Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS).
The LHRC plays a role by:
To receive further information, call the Human Rights Advocate's Office, located at Eastern State Hospital or contact the Eastern State Hospital Liaison to the WRLHRC.
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