Disabled Service

There are 47 programs in the Disabled Service Category.

American Council of the Blind
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

The American Council of the Blind (ACB) is a national organization of blind, visually impaired and sighted individuals whose purpose is to work toward independence, security, equality of opportunity, and improved quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people. ACB programs and services include "The ACB Braille Forum", a bimonthly publication available in braille, large print, on cassette and data CD, and by e-mail subscription and at www.acb.org. The magazine is free to members; all ...

California Department of Developmental Services (DDS)
Eligibility: To be eligible for services, a person must have a disability that begins before the person's 18th birthday, be expected to continue indefinitely and present a substantial disability as defined in Sect...
Fees: There is no charge for the diagnosis and eligibility assessment. Once eligibility is determined, most services and supports are free regardless of age or income.

The California Department of Developmental Services is the agency through which the State of California provides services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities.These disabilities include intellectual disability, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism and related conditions. Services are provided through state-operated developmental centers and community facilities, and contracts with 21 nonprofit regional centers. The regional centers serve as a local resource to help f...

California Department of Rehabilitation (Vocational Services)
Eligibility: Clients must have documented disabilities.
Fees: None

California Department of Rehabilitation assists Californians with disabilities to obtain and retain employment and maximize their ability to live independently in their communities. Eligible individuals are assisted in finding employment and/or independent living. Vocational training and counseling are also available.The California Department of Rehabilitation works in partnership with consumers and others to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equalit...

California MENTOR
Eligibility: Valley Mountain Regional Center clients who are 18 years or older, and wish to live somewhere other than with family or a board and care facility.
Fees: None

California Mentor provides homes for developmentally delayed adults 18 years and older. One to two clients per home. Case management services are provided. Bi-weekly home visits with the program coordinators are made. This organization is part of the Mentor Network.

Central Valley Low-Income Housing Corporation (Permanent Supportive Housing)
Eligibility: Must be "chronically homeless" as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development:, literally homeless, permanently disabled (mental or physical), and homeless for at least one year in...
Fees: None

Permanent Supportive Housing is primarily directed to serving the needs of households consisting of a single, disabled, homeless person but also serves homeless households where the head of household is disabled. The program provides rent support and requires that the qualifying participant receive ongoing case management services from either the referring agency or a social service agency. Additionally, a self-sufficiency plan is developed with specific goals to assist members of the househol...

Central Valley Training Center, Inc. (CVTC) (CVTC Day Program, RAPID, and Another Way)
Eligibility: Must have a qualifying developmental disability and may be a Regional Center client. Referrals are also accepted by local school districts’ special education departments.
Fees: Fees are paid by the Regional Center or School District, some private pay may be negotiated upon request.

Central Valley Training Center, Inc. (CVTC) strives to integrate services for people with intellectual disabilities by promoting their rights and supporting each individual in acquiring the skills needed to achieve their personal goals. CVTC offers the following programs:Day Program offers self-advocacy, community integration and employment training. CARES provides scheduled behavior supportive services to families caring for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Services are tailored to...

Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired
Eligibility: Resident of San Joaquin County with visual impairment of at least 20/70 with the best possible correction in the better eye and/or a visual field of 30 degrees or less.
Fees: None

Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides case management, personal adjustment support, orientation and mobility, independent living skills training, Braille and accessible computer classes. Social and recreational programs are also offered.The Center’s mission is to assist the blind and visually impaired in the greater San Joaquin County Area. Services are designed to promote cognizance of potential and self-worth, maximize independent functioning and enhance integration i...

CouponChief.com (Retail Savings Guide for People with Disabilities)
Eligibility: People with disabilities.
Fees: None

CouponChief.com provides a detailed look at ways those disabilities can stretch their dollars. Discounts, services, and special offers for people with disabilities are widely available. Visit couponchief.com for detailed information on how individuals with disabilities can find discounts and savings on goods and services!

Delta Sculling Center
Eligibility: Delta Sculling Center provides access to fitness, health, leisure and recreation for people of all abilities through the inclusive sport of sculling.
Fees: Vary.

The mission of Delta Sculling Center is to support everyone, no matter what motivation brings them to the center; to become more fit, regain/improve health, find a new sport, enjoy the Delta, train for competition, improve their sculling technique, or find an adaptive sport. The following programs are offered at Delta Sculling Center (DSC):The DSC OarBusters program is one of just eleven adaptive rowing programs on the west coast and is sanctioned and supported by US Rowing. It serves people ...

Developmental Disabilities Service Organization (D.D.S.O.) (Alan Short Center)
Eligibility: Alan Short Center serves Sacramento and San Joaquin counties and accepts referrals from Valley Mountain Regional Center.
Fees: None

Alan Short Center is a non-profit agency that provides opportunities to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Center creates options which foster personal growth through programs that bolster life, communication and vocational skills, art and other mechanisms. Studio art classes utilize varied medias and include: drawing, painting, silk screening and ceramics. Students have the opportunity to explore jewelry making, fabric painting/dying and photography. Academic class...

Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living (DRAIL)
Eligibility: Individuals with any type of disability.
Fees: None

Disability Resource Agency for Independent Living (DRAIL) is a non-profit corporation that is community based, consumer controlled, consumer choice and a cross disability center for independent living. Serving the counties of Amador, Calaveras, Mariposa, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, and Tuolumne, DRAIL offers services that are designed to increase the independence of people with disabilities by empowering them to improve their quality of life. DRAIL services include:Technical Assistance and Evalua...

Disability Rights California (Legal Services)
Eligibility: Californians with disability related issues.
Fees: None

Disability Rights California is a non-profit organization which advances human and legal rights for persons with disabilities, providing legal assistance to protect those rights. Services and issues dealing with special education, Lanterman Act, benefits (i.e. Social Security, Medi-Cal, In-Home Supportive Services), housing rights, employment rights, access to services and more.

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF)
Eligibility: Parents of children with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities.
Fees: None

Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) provides referrals, technical assistance, advocacy and legal support services to parents and other interested parties in the area of disability rights. DREDF is the parent training center and information center for parents of children with disabilities in Alameda, Contra Costa and Yolo counties. Those in other counties may call to inquire about services in their area.We train and educate people with disabilities and parents of children wit...

Easter Seal Superior California (Pediatric Therapy Services)
Eligibility: Children with disabilities.
Fees: Some programs have fees.

Pediatric Therapy Services offers pediatric services including physical and occupational therapy for school-age children living in the Stockton/Modesto/Tracy/Lodi area.

Family Resource Network (FRN)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

Family Resource Network (FRN) provides information, referrals and supportive services to families raising children with special needs, as well as to professionals and college students. FRN does not diagnose disabilities and special needs. Some of the services include parent-to-parent support, and referrals to community agencies that serve people with disabilities.FRN has an extensive lending library. Resources include topics of interest for parents of special needs children and professionals ...

Hanot Foundation (Residential Services)
Eligibility: Must be eligible for services through Valley Mountain Regional Center System of California.
Fees: $993 per month. Fee is covered by combining SSI/SSP and/or SSA.

Hanot Foundation provides residential services for the developmentally disabled. Services include full residential services, community integration, a social and recreational program, basic training in self-help skills and social development.Their mission is to provide home-like residences for developmentally disabled adults and seniors in a warm, supportive and loving environment that is least restrictive for the individual resident.

Harp Learning Institute
Eligibility: Kindergarten through 12th grade. They also have an adult program.
Fees: They offer a free learning assessment.

Harp Learning Institute in Lodi takes struggling learners and turns them into independent, successful students by going to the root of the problem and filling in learning gaps. With their 5-Step, research driven program, students build a strong learning foundation. Tests can then be passed with ease. Grades soar. Self-esteem increases. Homework can be done independently.They serve learners with a learning disability, learning difference, ADD/ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, visual proce...

Little League Baseball, Inc. (CA District 8 Little League)
Eligibility: Ages 4 to 16 years with original birth certificate and proof of residence.
Fees: Each league decides their own fee structure.

Little League Baseball, Inc. is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote, develop, supervise and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball.Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program assists youth in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball program is des...

Lodi Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA)
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Lodi Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) provides special education services to Lodi Unified, New Hope, and Oak View School Districts. SELPA serves children with special needs from birth to age 22 years old. Special needs include children with an array of disabilities including severe physical, emotional or learning disabilities. Some may also need a variety of support services such as speech therapy. Students must meet state and federal eligibility requirements.

Low Vision Support Group
Eligibility: Low vision or blindness or anyone with eye disease.
Fees: $1 per meeting for refreshments.

Low Vision Support Group has guest speakers, links members with resources and current information. Its purpose is to let others know there is hope. The group meets the third Friday of each month from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Vintage Retirement Facility located at 2145 West Kettleman Lane in Lodi. Please call to verify meeting days and times prior to attending.

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) (Northern Region)
Eligibility: Must be referred by a personal physician or MDA director. Serving 24 counties, Yolo to Stanislaus, and Sacramento to Oregon border.
Fees: None

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) provides comprehensive medical services to people with neuromuscular diseases at some 240 hospitals and affiliated clinics across the country. MDA provides an initial diagnosis and follow-up care, recreation at MDA summer camps, a variety of support groups, annual family information conferences, seminars and information exposé. Summer Camp programs are available for children that have medical referrals.

National Organization on Disability (NOD)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Vary

The National Organization on Disability (NOD) is a private, non-profit organization which seeks to increase the employment rate of people with disabilities by providing employment resources and addressing employment needs.Today, the National Organization on Disability focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the 80-percent of working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed. To achieve this goal, NOD offers a suite of workforce solutions, tailored to meet leading companies’...

National Stuttering Association (NSA) (Roseville/Sacramento Chapter)
Eligibility: Being a person who stutters, beings a parent of a person who stutters, or have a special interest in stuttering.
Fees: None

The Sacramento/Roseville Chapter of the National Stuttering Association meets monthly as a support group for People Who Stutter (PWS). This is a place were we can talk and be open about our speech and support each other and remind ourselves that we are not alone. We do allow parents, and educators to join our local monthly chapter meetings. The National Stuttering Association is a non-profit self-help organization. Resources, DVD’s and a website with current research is available. In addition...

NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (Stockton/Modesto)
Eligibility: Deaf or hard of hearing residents of San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Alpine, Amador, Tuolumne, and Calaveras County.
Fees: None

NorCal Services for Deaf and Hard of Hearing-Stockton/Modesto provides services to deaf, hard of hearing, deaf-blind, late deafened and developmentally disabled deaf/hard of hearing individuals who are without access to community services due to linguistic and cultural barriers. This program also serves individuals with a history or tendency of abuse and emotional crisis centered around the family. All services are provided in the communication mode preferred by the client including sign langu...

San Joaquin County (Public Guardian/Conservator’s Office)
Eligibility: Individuals with psychiatric or cognitive impairments such as dementia/alzheimers. Only clients of Behavioral Health may utilize the Payee services.
Fees: As court ordered for conservatorships or $40 per month for payees. Fees subject to change.

Public Guardian/Conservator’s Office assists people who need protection of their personal needs and/or estate due to their psychiatric or cognitive impairments. They also do payeeships for people who have mental health diagnoses and are receiving Social Security and/or Veterans' benefits.

San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services (Adult Activity Center for Developmentally Disabled Adults)
Eligibility: Adults with developmental disabilities.
Fees: None

Activity Center for Developmentally Disabled Adults is a day program that offers job training, self-help skills and other support services to adults with developmental disabilities. Funding is through Valley Mountain Regional Center.

San Joaquin County Department of Aging and Community Services (In-Home Supportive Services)
Eligibility: Any of the following requirements: (1) 65 years of age or older, (2) legally blind, (3) permanently disabled, (4) living in their own home, (5) meet all SSI/SSP requirements or on Medi-Cal and (6) di...
Fees: None

San Joaquin County In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) provides assistance to those individuals who are unable to remain safely in their own homes without assistance. IHSS offers domestic services, meal preparation and non-medical personal services. The amount of help a person receives depends upon the social worker’s evaluation using State guidelines along with the aid of a doctor’s report.

San Joaquin County In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority (Registry Services)
Eligibility: Recipients of Registry must be authorized for services by In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). Individuals can apply to be listed on the Registry if they are interested in working as a home care provi...
Fees: None

San Joaquin County In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority operates a registry of available home care providers for IHSS recipients. IHSS also certifies IHSS recipients and providers in First-Aid and CPR and offers many in-house services such as: nutrition, health and safety, basic computer and internet skills, infection control, depression, Parkinson’s Disease and much more. The IHSS Public Authority is the main contact for individual providers and direct hires for IHSS recipients ...

San Joaquin County Office of Education (SJCOE) (Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA))
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

San Joaquin Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) provides special education services to ten school districts and the County Office of Education Special Education Department for students birth to 22 years with special needs. They give support through Program/Educational Specialists, Career-Vocational Specialists, Psychologists, staff development opportunities, lending library services and information resources. If you need assistance regarding services, consult your District Special Educat...

San Joaquin Delta College (Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS))
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College with a documented disability. Student must self-identify and submit disability verification to DSPS to initiate services.
Fees: None

Disability Support Programs and Services (DSPS) provides equal access to educational opportunities for students with verified disabilities. Staff provide students with quality support services to ensure opportunities for maximum success at San Joaquin Delta College. Services include counseling, testing accommodations, reader/note taker services, interpreter services, use of adaptive equipment and assistance with mobility on campus. Students should schedule an appointment to meet with a DSPS c...

San Joaquin Delta College (Mobility/Health Services)
Eligibility: Must be a student at San Joaquin Delta College with a verified disability. To receive mobility accommodations, must be a current Disabled Support Programs and Services (DSPS) student.
Fees: None

Mobility/Health Services Unit provides mobility assistance to students with verified disabilities. Hourly use of electric scooters to students with verified disabilities who are registered with DSPS is also offered. The department also issues ADA tables and chairs, as well as accommodation cards for them.The Health Unit component of the office provides blood pressure checks and basic life support by EMT’s.

San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) (Mobility Services)
Eligibility: None
Fees: Depends upon transportation service type.

San Joaquin Regional Transit District (RTD) offers public transportation services throughout Stockton and between surrounding communities in San Joaquin County. Services include regular fixed-route bus services (Stockton Metro, Metro Express, Intercity, Hopper, and San Joaquin Commuter). Route schedules and times vary. Please call or visit RTD's website for more details.Hopper RoutesThe Metro Hopper is a deviated, fixed-route bus service serving popular destinations throughout the Stockton ci...

Service First of Northern California (SFNC)
Eligibility: Referral from agency or private physician.
Fees: Vary

Service First of Northern California (SFNC) is a 501c3 Non-profit Public Benefit Corporation that serves as an umbrella organization that operates ten (10) community based programs. Their product is the "service" that they provide. Their "service" focuses on the neediest individuals in the community. They provide supportive services to individuals that are developmentally disabled, mentally ill, physically disabled, homeless Veterans, Social Security Beneficiaries, and those struggling with add...

Spina Bifida Association (SBA National Resource Center)
Eligibility: None
Fees: None

The Spina Bifida Association is a non-profit organization which promotes the prevention of spina bifida and enhances the lives of all affected. This organization provides services such as:National Resource Center (information and referral service)Bi-monthly online magazine, Insights on Spina BifidaLegislative updates Publications Conferences and educational symposiums Scholarship fund National public service announcements Individual and systems advocacy Research fund...

State Council on Developmental Disabilities (North Valley Hills Office)
Eligibility: Person or family must have a developmental disability and receive or be eligible for services from Valley Mountain Regional Center (VMRC).
Fees: None

State Council on Developmental Disabilities-North Valley Hills advocates for and protects the rights of children and adults with developmental disabilities. Public information and review of policy and practice of public and private agencies and related matters are handled there. Counties served are Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Tuolumne. The Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) is made of up people with intellectual/developmental disabilites, family members and community member...

State of California (Workers' Compensation Appeals Board)
Eligibility: Those age 16 years or older injured while working at a place of employment. This no-fault insurance is paid by employers and supervised by the State of California.
Fees: None

Workers' Compensation provides medical care with rehabilitation and no deductible. While recovering, workers may be paid disability payments which are tax-free.

State of California Employment Development Department (EDD) (State Disability Insurance Benefits)
Eligibility: Workers who suffer a loss of wages when they are unable to work due to a nonwork-related illness or injury, pregnancy or childbirth, may be eligible for DI benefits. PFL was established for workers w...
Fees: None

California State Disability Insurance (SDI) is a partial wage-replacement insurance plan for California workers. The SDI program is state-mandated and funded through employee payroll deductions. SDI provides affordable, short-term benefits to eligible workers. Workers covered by SDI are covered by two benefits: Disability Insurance (DI) and Paid Family Leave (PFL).Individuals must meet the following requirements: Be unable to do your regular or customary work for at least eight consecutive days...

Stockton Unified School District (Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA))
Eligibility: Please see below.
Fees: None

Special Education Local Plan Area (SELPA) has the responsibility for ensuring that appropriate programs and services are available for all students identified as students with disabilities under the IDEA (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 2004). To achieve that end, the Special Education Department supports every student's rights to an individualized educational program that is reasonably calculated to provide meaningful educational benefit based on the student’s identified needs.The D...

Stockton Unified School District (Walton Special Center)
Eligibility: Eligible students with severe disabilities from ages 3 to 22 years.
Fees: None

Walton Special Center offers education services to eligible students with severe disabilities from the ages of 3 to 22. Walton Center offers trained personnel, a caring, safe environment, and a program tailored for each student. Preschool, elementary and high school/young adult programs are available. Early intervention program providing early start services to infants and toddlers with special needs and their families is also available through Walton Special Center. Support services in...

The Arc San Joaquin (The Arc)
Eligibility: Referral from Valley Mountain Regional Center or Department of Rehabilitation. Ages 22 years old or older.
Fees: None

The Arc San Joaquin services include Adult Development Programs, Recreation and Supported Employment. Adult Development Programs serve persons with significant intellectual and developmental disabilities. Services help participants to become more independent through adult life skills and communication skills training. Site and community group activities provide social, leisure and volunteer opportunities. Behavior management services help individuals become aware of and better cope with chall...

The Arc San Joaquin (Vocational Services)
Eligibility: Individuals with developmental disabilities seeking employment. Must be referred by the Department of Rehabilitation.
Fees: None

The Arc San Joaquin Vocational Services provides supportive employment services to persons with developmental disabilities.Vocational Services works on behalf of persons seeking employment, local employers and families who may beinvolved in the lives of their family member.Assistance for Job Seekers: Person-centered and situational assessment Job analysis to find the job best suited for job seekersCustomized employment management planJob preparation assessment and assistanceCustomized employment...

The Brighter Side of Down Syndrome
Eligibility: Families with a child with Down syndrome.
Fees: Some events have a cost associated.

The mission of The Brighter Side of Down Syndrome is to enhance the quality of life for people with Down syndrome and their families. They promote awareness, understanding and acceptance of Down syndrome in San Joaquin County through educational, social and support/connection groups.New Parents OutreachPersonal contact is made to extend support to parents with newborn or adopted children who have been given the diagnosis of Down syndrome. A TBODS' bag with books, DVD and other informative m...

United Cerebral Palsy of San Joaquin, Calaveras, and Amador Counties (UCP)
Eligibility: Primary eligibility is through Valley Mountain Regional Center and Department of Rehabilitation. Early Intervention Services through the Great Beginning program may be available through grant funding...
Fees: Fees are paid through state funded contracts if eligibility is met. UCP also offer private-pay fee services for Respite Care.

United Cerebral Palsy of San Joaquin, Calaveras and Amador Counties (UCP) is a community-based, private, non-profit organization that offers education, advocacy and direct/support services to individuals with cerebral palsy and other disabilities (birth through end of life). Early Intervention, assistive and adaptive technology services is also provided through their Clinical & Family Services Program.Program includes:Adult Development and Activity CentersSupported Employment: provides voca...

University of the Pacific (Pacific Speech and Hearing Center)
Eligibility: Those who have a speech, hearing and/or language disorders.
Fees: $200 per semester (12-weeks) or on a sliding scale according to ability to pay.

The Pacific Speech and Hearing Center offers speech therapy for adults with student clinicians in the University of the Pacific's Department of Speech-Language Pathology. Therapy services are provided for fluency, speech, swallowing, language and voice disorders, as well as cognitive rehabilitation following head trauma or stroke and aural rehabilitation for individuals with hearing impairment to help maximize communication effectiveness. The Department of Speech-Language Pathology also staffs ...

University of the Pacific (Scottish Rite Language Center)
Eligibility: Children 2 to 18 years who have a speech and/or language disorder.
Fees: None, voluntary donations accepted.

Scottish Rite Language Center offers quality speech-language pathology services to children and individuals of the community utilizing best practices, current research, and individualized client-centered treatment planning. Funding for the clinic facility comes from members of the Scottish Rite organization. There is an approximate eight month to a year wait to be evaluated. After the evaluation, the child will be placed on the waiting list for therapy, if warranted. The clinicians at the S...

Valley CAPS (Day Program)
Eligibility: Clients are referred by Valley Mountain Regional Center or another program vendorized through the state.
Fees: None

Valley CAPS provides daytime training and activities to meet the special education and recreational needs of developmentally disabled adults. Special education, recreation, day training and behavior management programs are provided.

Valley Mountain Regional Center (Diagnostic and Case Management Services)
Eligibility: Individuals with developmental disabilities.
Fees: None

Valley Mountain Regional Center provides diagnostic, evaluation, case management and prevention services to children and adults with developmental disabilities to include: autism, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, epilepsy and other special needs disabilities requiring treatment similar to mental retardation.