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Disability Organization

AccessJax

AccessJax is made up of four partner organizations that include the City of Jacksonville, the Independent Living Resource Center, Hubbard House, and the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. These four entities came together to identify and create sustainable systemic change within each of their organizations that will result in a fully accessible and responsive network for victims… Read more »

World Institute on Disability

Founded in 1983, the World Institute on Disability’s (WID) mission is to eliminate barriers to full social integration and increase employment, economic security and health care for persons with disabilities, in communities and nations worldwide. WID creates innovative programs and tools; conducts research, public education, training and advocacy campaigns; and provides technical assistance. An internationally… Read more »

Disability Liberation Project

The Disability Liberation Project works to highlight the value and brilliance of people with disabilities, especially immigrants and people of color, while exploring the intersections of disability with domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking. We are working to increase our organizational capacity to better serve people with disabilities and developing partnerships with local disability… Read more »

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is run by and for Autistic people. ASAN was created to serve as a national grassroots disability rights organization for the Autistic community, and does so by advocating for systems change and ensuring that the voices of Autistic people are heard in policy debates and the halls of power while… Read more »

SurviveAbility

The Lane County collaboration – formally named SurviveAbility – was comprised of seven primary partners: Cottage Grove Community Sharing, Direction Service, Lane Independent Living Alliance (LILA), Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS), Siuslaw Outreach Services (SOS), ShelterCare, Womenspace, the Lane County Domestic Violence Council (DVC)/VALID subcommittee, and Lane County Department of Children and Families (DCF). SurviveAbility seeks… Read more »

The Right Response

The Right Response Collaborative is comprised of six partner agencies, the Greater Los Angeles Agency on Deafness, Inc., Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office, Los Angeles Police Department, Peace Over Violence, Rainbow Services, Ltd. and the Westside Center for Independent Living. Each of the community-based organizations provides direct support and advocacy services and came together to… Read more »

First State Equal Access to Safety

The First State Equal Access to Safety Collaborative is a statewide partnership seeking to improve access to domestic violence services for victims of intimate partner violence who have a disability and/or mental illness in Delaware. This partnership includes the Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence and National Alliance on Mental Illness Delaware. Our Unique Contributions First… Read more »

Putnam ACCESS

Putnam ACCESS (Advocates Creating Change through Empowerment Self-sufficiency & Safety) is a collaboration of two community-based agencies: Community Options, Inc. of Cookeville Tennessee and Genesis House.  Community Options, Inc. of Cookeville Tennessee is a local branch of a national nonprofit agency which provides services to individuals with intellectual disabilities.  Genesis House, Inc. is a nonprofit… Read more »

Mohawk Valley Collaboration

The Mohawk Valley Collaboration is a joint effort by the Resource Center for Independent Living and the YWCA of the Mohawk Valley.  Resource Center for Independent Living (RCIL) is the largest independent living center in the country.  For over 30 years they have been working with individuals of all ages with any disability.  The YWCA… Read more »

Green Mountain Self Advocates

Green Mountain Self Advocates (GMSA) is a self advocacy organization run by people with developmental disabilities and their allies.  GMSA runs 23 local self advocacy groups across Vermont.  The members of these groups make up this organization that is dedicated to education, public awareness, peer support, and advocacy for persons with developmental disabilities. Our Unique Contribution… Read more »