Katerin Castro Portrait

Katerin Castro


Katie Castro joined DRNC in July 2019 on the Protection and Advocacy for Beneficiaries of the Representative Payees team. Her work focuses on investigations involving Social Security beneficiaries and their representative payees. She has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Minor in Social Work from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.  She previously worked at Disability Rights California in Los Angeles, CA and at Crossroads Sexual Assault and Resource Center in North Carolina as the bilingual services coordinator.  She also worked at Family Abuse Services in Burlington, North Carolina.  In her free time she enjoys shopping, going to the gym and spending time with loved ones.

Disability Rights NC

About Us

Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy organization that fights for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina.

What is a P&A?

After Willowbrook, congress made sure that every state has a Protective and Advocacy agency. DRNC is the federally mandated...

Our Team

All staff currently working for Disability Rights North Carolina, listed in alphabetical order, including titles and background info...

Board of Directors

DRNC’s Board of Directors is a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about the rights of people with disabilities. All or...

PAIMI Advisory Council

In 1986, Congress took significant action to stop abuse, neglect, and other rights violations against people with mental health disabil...


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