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Coalition for Independent Living Options, Inc

Our Crime Victim Services Department is co-located in a Center for Independent Living. We have been providing concurrent victim and disability services to individuals with disabilities for over 15 years. The program currently spans 5 counties: Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie, Okeechobee, and Indian River. We have English and Spanish-speaking advocates to assist individuals whom… 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 »

Abused and Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services

Abused Deaf Women’s Advocacy Services (ADWAS) provides comprehensive services for Deaf and DeafBlind survivors of domestic and sexual violence that include advocacy, therapy, parenting and children’s programs. In addition, we provide outreach and education to the community with a focus on prevention of violence. We staff the 24/7 local domestic violence hotline as well as… Read more »

DeafHope: Ending Domestic and Sexual Violence in Deaf Communities

Our mission at DeafHope is to end domestic and sexual violence in Deaf communities through empowerment, education and services. DeafHope provides comprehensive advocacy to Deaf survivors and their children. The guiding principle of DeafHope advocacy services is the self-determination of survivors – we respect the right of the survivor to make their own decisions. Deaf… 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 »