Accessibility Services, Inc. – Provides accessibility consulting to help ensure that homes are completely accessible.
City of Oakland – Housing Rehabilitation – Provides grants for accessibility modifications to owner-occupied properties. Call (510) 238-3909 to request an application
Complete Construction – For more than 35 years Mark Feinman has been the “go to guy” in the Bay Area for all types of accessibility renovations…including wheelchair lifts, ramps, and elevators.
Life & Accessibility Solutions (Jonathan’s Son) – Provides accessibility products and services to allow disabled people to stay safe in their homes.
Sightworks – Sightworks provides architectural design services, with special expertise in the area of accessibilityAdvocacy
Alameda County Developmental Disabilities Planning and Advisory Council – Works for people with developmental disabilities to attain the fullest development of their mental, physical and spiritual potentials, and community living in the least restrictive environment
Closed Head Injury – Resources and Information for brain and spinal cord injury survivors.
Housing Choices Coalition – Mission is to enhance the quality of lives for people with developmental disabilities by creating quality-housing options. Serves Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Monterrey Counties
Housing Consortium of the East Bay – Creates affordable, accessible housing for persons with developmental disabilities
National Sclerosis Society – Northern California Chapter – Provides education, equipment, emotional support, exercise classes, family programs, and financial assistance to people with MS and their loved ones
National Spinal Cord Injury Association – Dedicated to improving the quality of life for people living with the results of spinal cord injury and disease (SCI/D) and their families. Publishes SCI Life newspaper.
World Institute on Disability – International advocacy and public research organization for people with disabilities, based in Berkeley, CA.Disability Benefits
Benefits Education Center – Provides Disability Benefits Training and Private Benefits Coaching to the Community of Providers and Individuals living with disabilities
Disability Benefits 101 – Superb site explaining the ins and outs of federal, state, and other benefits available for person with disabilities
DisabilityOnline.com – Provides information on federal government and private disability insurance programs.
Disability Reports – National online resource for disability related matters, including product reviews and a directory of professional service providers
DisaBOOM – Social Networking Site
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The Network of Care – An online resource for people with developmental disabilities and their familiesEmployment and Support Services
Cerebral Palsy Center for the Bay Area – Mission is to identify the unmet needs of and provide services for persons with cerebral palsy and other developmental disabilities and help them to achieve their individual goals and aspirations
Dare To Dream Attendant Services – Provides in home care, coordination services, as well as Independent Living skills classes and disability awareness training.
The ARC of Alameda County – Provides programs, services, and advocacy for people with developmental disabilities and their families
United Cerebral Palsy of the Golden Gate – Advances full integration of people with cerebral palsy and similar disabilities. Supports people to be independent and empowered by providing and facilitating services.Financing & Financial Planning
Lao Family Community Development, Inc. – Provides free multilingual and culturally sensitive housing counseling and support. In Oakland, call 510-533-8850 for further information
California Foundation for Independent Living Centers – Organization representing California’s 29 Independent Living Centers. Advocates for systems change and promoting access and integration for people with disabilities.
Center for Independent Living – Berkeley – The Berkeley CIL is the most active in the East Bay, offering a myriad of services to support independent living in our community
Community Resources for Independent Living – Serves Southern and Eastern Alameda County
Independent Living Resource – Serves Contra Costa and Solano Counties
Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco – Works to ensure that people with disabilities are full social and economic partners, both within their families and in a fully accessible community
Marin Center for Independent Living – Provides advocacy and services for seniors and persons with disabilities living in Marin County
Silicon Valley Independent Living Center – Provides an array of services to people with disabilities in Santa Clara CountyLegal Services
Achieving Independence – Specializes in estate planning; trusts; special needs trusts; probate; and conservatorships
Disability Rights Advocates – A non-profit law firm dedicated to securing the civil rights of people with disabilities
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) – A leading national law and policy center in disability civil rightsMobility Aids
Handi-Ramp – Offers a huge selection of ramps all over the countryOther Products/Services
Canine Companions – Enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly-trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.
Home Access Network – An online network linking home buyers and home owners with resources to help them find and create accessible living spaces
Wheelchair Foundation – Leads an international effort to deliver a wheelchair to every child, teen and adult in the world who needs one, but cannot afford oneReferral Services
Bananas – Bananas offers multilingual child care information and referral services for Northern Alameda County, including services to parents of children with disabilities
Eden I&R – Eden I&R is well known as THE source of information on, and referral to, low-cost housing, emergency shelter, and over 1,270 social service agencies for Alameda County Residents
Family Resource Network – Provides referral services for families of children with disabilities in the Alameda County
Proyecto Vision – Provides free bilingual information to connect Latinos with disabilities to jobs and services. Call 866-EMPLEO-1Social Activities & Entertainment
Access Northern California – Promotes greater access to travel and recreational opportunities in Northern California for people with physical disabilities
Axis Dance Studio – Dance studio for people with disabilities
Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors – BAADS goal is to make all aspects of sailing in the San Francisco Bay Area accessible.
Mobility Golf – The mission of Mobility Golf is to increase opportunities for those who can’t walk, to play golf
Piedmont Yoga Community – Offers classes designed for people with disabilities
Trips Inc. – All inclusive vacation packages for travellers with developmental disabilities
Wheeling California’s Coast – This site provides great info about all the accessible trails along the California Coast.
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