Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Phone: (800) 478-2815 Their mission is to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment.
Personal Care Assistant Program Phone: (907) 269-3666 Contact: Kjersti Langnes, Program Manager Phone: (800) 478-9996 Home care services are provided statewide in Alaska through the Personal Care Assistant Program.
The Last Frontiersman – Professional Guide and Outfitter Phone: (907) 232-8057 Has wheelchair-accessible boat available for scenic tours and fishing trips.
Arizona Center For Disability Law Phone: (800) 922-1447 Phone: (800) 927-2260 The Arizona Center for Disability Law is a not for profit public interest law firm, dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with a wide range of physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disabilities.
The Municipality and its contractor provide the service as part of the Anchorage public transportation system.
Assistive Technology Program Phone: (800) 478-4467 Contact: Kent Ireton – Program Coordinator The purpose of the AT Project is to ensure all Alaskans have the assistive technology and related services needed to live, work and participate in their community.
State disability service programs include: Alabama Cares Phone: 888-617-0500 Alabama Cares is a program designed to support family caregivers by providing training, assistance, and resources to help them take care of their aging loved ones and themselves.
Alabama Connect Phone: (800) 243-5463 a statewide database of organizations, which provide services to older adults, individuals with disabilities and their family members.
Disability Law Center of Alaska Phone: (800) 478-1234 Disability Law Center (DLC) is an independent non-profit organization that provides legal advocacy services for people with disabilities anywhere in Alaska.
University of Alabama at Birmingham Model Spinal Cord Injury Care System, Spain Rehabilitation Center Phone: (205) 934-3283 The Model Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) System program, sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U. Department of Education, supports innovative projects and research in the delivery, demonstration, and evaluation of medical, rehabilitation, vocational and other services to meet the needs of individuals with SCI.
NIDRR awards SCI Model Systems Center grants to institutions that are national leaders in medical research and patient care and provide the highest level of comprehensive specialty services, from the point of injury through rehabilitation and re-entry into full community life.
These services enable functionally disabled and handicapped Alaskans of all ages and frail elderly Alaskans to live in their own home or community, instead of being placed in a more costly and restrictive long-term care institution.
Senior and Disabilities Services, State of Alaska Phone: (866) 465-3165 Services promote personal dignity and respect and provide an opportunity for individuals to receive services that further their physical, mental, spiritual and emotional health.