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Support Services For People With Disabilities

Listed are organizations and agencies providing support services for people with disabilities. These services are important in maintaining independence and keeping people in their community where they belong.  Click through to view the details of any listing and to find contact information.

Southern Tier Independence Center – New York State

By working with you rather than for you, Southern Tier Independence Center respects your ability to know what’s best for you.

State of Alabama Independent Living Service (SAIL)

The State of Alabama Independent Living/Homebound Service (SAIL) provides specialized in-home services to Alabamians with the most-significant disabilities.

Utah Department of Human Services – Services For People With Disabilities

The Utah Division of Services for People with Disabilities (promotes opportunities and provides supports for people with disabilities.

Independent Living Center of Mobile Alabama Peer Support

Contact 251-460-0301 Ext. 102 Mobile, Alabama Support Group activities include the following:Fellowship- to meet and socialize with other wheel chair peersCoping- coping with conditions related to spinal injuryGoals- life after spinal injuriesThe Support Group meets on the 4th Monday of each month from 1 to 3 [...]

Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living – Serving North Dakota

Freedom Resource Center is a disability rights organization with a mission to provide services that increase independence for people with disabilities. Freedom Resource Center provides services free of charge to individuals of any age and any disability.

Resource Center For Independent Living – Serving North Dakota & Minnesota

Serving Minnesota and North Dakota- Options IRCIL offers a large resource database for you to quickly and easily get the information you need. Information regarding topics such as Housing, Civil Rights, ADA, Pets and much more can be found here.

Dakota Center For Independent Living

Dakota Center for Independent Living promotes full inclusion for people with disabilities by advocating for the reduction of architectural, social, and attitudinal barriers. Dakota Center for Independent Living provides assistance to people with disabilities so that they can live independently in their community.

Association of Oregon Centers for Independent Living

The Association of Oregon Centers for Independent Living (AOCIL) is an Oregon statewide association representing a network of 7 accredited Centers for Independent Living (CILs).

Capital District Center for Independence

Capital District Center for Independence was established in 1979, to promote independent living for people with disabilities through a wide variety of services, information, education outreach and training to people with disabilities.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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