Northern California Resources

Community Support

California Alliance of Child and Family Services
2201 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95816
Phone: 916-449-2273
Web: http://www.cacfs.org

Via West Camp & First Step Program
2851 Park Avenue
Santa Clara CA 95050
Phone: 408-243-7861
Web: http://www.viaservices.org/


 


Hospital and Clinics

Children's Hospital and Research Center
Oakland Spina Bifida Clinic (pediatric only)
747 52nd Street
Oakland, CA 94609
Phone: 510-428-3655
Web: www.childrenshospitaloakland.org

 

Children's Hospital Central California
Spina Bifida Clinic (pediatric and adult)
9300 Valley Children's Place, MOB, Ste. 214
Madera, CA 93638
Phone: 559-353-6195 or 559-353-6786
Web: www.childrenscentralcal.org/Services/medical/physiatry/Pages/Default.aspx

Kaiser Oakland Medical Center
N. CA Kaiser Regional Spina Bifida Clinic (pediatric and adult)
280 W. MacArthur Blvd.
Oakland, CA 94611
Phone: 510-752-6919
Web: www.genetics.kaiser.org

 

Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California
Spina Bifida Clinic (pediatric only)
2425 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Phone: 916-453-2059
Web: www.shrinershq.org/Hospitals/Main/  

 

University of California San Francisco Benioff Children's Hospital
Spina Bifida/Pediatrics Specialties Clinic (pediatric only)
505 Parnassus Avenue, BOX 0110
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: 415-476-3899
Web: www.ucsfhealth.org/childrens/  



Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
Pediatric Specialties
Spina Bifida Clinic
750 S. Bascom Avenue
San Jose, CA  95128
Phone: 408-885-4780
Web: www.sccgov.org

 

Housing

http://www.accessiblespace.org/



Government Support & Programs

California Children’s Services (CCS) Program
Web: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/default.aspx

 

California Department of Social Services
Web: http://www.dss.cahwnet.gov/cdssweb/default.htm



Apply for California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids (CalWORKs), CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps), Medi-Cal, and County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Benefits
Web: http://www.benefitscal.org/BenefitsPortal/landing.html



California Department of Mental Health
Provides information about mental health services available in the county.
Web: http://www.dmh.ca.gov/

 

San Francisco Department of Public Health
Web: http://www.sfdph.org/dph/default.asp

 

California Department of Developmental Services
California Department of Developmental Services' Web site provided information about services and supports to children and adults with developmental disabilities, including information regarding regional centers.

Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/

 

California Department of Development Services - Developmental Centers
Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/DevCtrs/Home.cfm

 

California Department of Development Services - Regional Centers
Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/RC/Home.cfm

 

California Department of Development Services - Early Start Program
Web: http://www.dds.ca.gov/EarlyStart/home.cfm

 

California Department of Rehabilitation
California Department of Rehabilitation's Web site provides information regarding training and employment for individuals with disability, agency services, and links to disability resources.

Web: http://www.dor.ca.gov/

 

California Beach Wheelchairs
Beach Wheelchairs are equipped with large, wide wheels which can roll across the sand without sinking. They usually require users to be accompanied by someone pushing them, although several California locations offer motorized chairs which may be self-propelled. All of the beaches listed lend wheelchairs free of charge.

Web: http://www.coastal.ca.gov/access/beach-wheelchairs.html

 


Education

California Department of Education & Special Education
California Department of Education's Web site provides information about California special education policies, procedures and resources. Includes links to California and national special education related websites including organizations providing supports and services to families of children with disabilities.
Web: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/



San Francisco Unified School District Division of Special Education
Provides information about the District's special education programs, policies and procedures, publications, forms, and other resources.

Web: http://www.sfusd.edu/en/programs/special-education/overview.html

 

Sacramento City Unified School District
Web: http://www.scusd.edu

 

Oakland Unified School District
Web: http://www.ousd.k12.ca.us

 

Colleges with Learning Disability Programs
Web: http://www.lalda.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=67&Itemid=120

 

California Services for Technical Assistance and Training (CalSTAT)
Provides technical assistance, training, information, and publications related to the education of students with disabilities.

Web: http://www.calstat.org



 

Employment

Division on Career Development and Transition
http://www.dcdt.org/

 

Ability First
Web: http://www.abilityfirst.org
1300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91106
Phone: 626-396-1010
Toll free: 877-768-4600



Health Insurance

San Francisco Department of Public Health
Web: http://www.sfdph.org/dph/default.asp



California Children’s Services (CCS) Program
Web: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Pages/default.aspx

 

Apply for Medi-Cal and County Medical Services Program (CMSP) Benefits
Web: http://www.benefitscal.org/BenefitsPortal/landing.html



 


Public Transportation

Caltrain
Web: http://www.caltrain.com/riderinfo/Accessibility.html

 

BART
Web: http://www.bart.gov/guide/accessibility/index.aspx

 

Access Northern California
Access Northern California is a gateway to accessible tourism and outdoor recreation and a disability resource for finding fun places to experience in Northern California.

Web: http://accessnca.org/

 

Access Santa Cruz
Web: http://www.scaccessguide.com/


 


Parks, Recreation & Camps

Shane's Inspiration Playgrounds
Web: www.shanesinspiration.org


Accessible Playgrounds
Web: http://www.accessibleplayground.net/

 

US Adaptive Recreation Center
P.O. Box 2897
43101 Goldmine Drive
Big Bear Lake, California 92315
Web: http://www.usarc.org/
Email: mail@usarc.org

 

City of Hollister Recreation
Programs include wheelchair soccer, and adaptive bowling.
Web: http://www.hollister.ca.gov/Site/html/gov/office/recreation/specialpop.asp

 

Via West Camp & First Step Program
2851 Park Avenue
Santa Clara CA 95050
Phone: 408-243-7861
Web: http://www.viaservices.org/


Christian Berets, Camps for Kids & Whispering Pines Adult Camp
1317 Oakdale Road, Suite 320
Modesto, CA 95355
Phone: 209-524-7993
Web: http://www.christianberets.org

 

The Painted Turtle
1300 4th St #300
Santa Monica, CA 90401-1370
Phone: 310-451-1353
Web: www.thepaintedturtle.org

 

BOK Ranch
Web: http://www.bokranch.com/

 

Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program
3075 Adeline Street, Suite 155
Berkeley, CA 94703-2545
Phone: 510-849-4663
Web: http://www.borp.org/
E-mail: info@borp.org

 

Piedmont Yoga Studio
3966 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland, CA  94611
Phone: 510-652-3336
Web: http://piedmontyoga.com/disability.html
Email: pys@piedmontyoga.com

Lake Merritt Boating Center - City of Oakland, Parks and Recreation
568 Bellevue Avenue
Oakland, CA 94610
Phone: 510-238-2196
Web: http://www.oaklandnet.com/parks/programs/boating.asp
Email:driley@oaklandnet.com

 

Adaptive Leisure Services - Sacramento County Parks
3711 Branch Center Road
Sacramento, CA 95827
Phone: 916-875-6961
Web: http://www.sacparks.net
Email: vrodriguez@sacparks.org

 

Camp Nejedly - Stephen J. Wampler Foundation
Access Leisure Camps & Adaptive Sports of Sacramento (BlazeSports)
5735 47th Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95824
Phone: 916-808-6017
Web: http://www.accessleisuresac.org/camp_camp-nejedly.htm
Email: jyarrow@cityofsacramento.org

 

Adaptive Sailing Program - Treasure Island Sailing Center
698 1st Street, Bldg #112
San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: 415-421-2225
Web: http://tisailing.org
Email: adaptivesailing@tisailing.org

 

The Wampler Foundation
Web: http://rockonsteve.org/programs/


ETC Trips
Fort Mason Center, Landmark Bldg. C
San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: 415-474-7662Web: http://www.etctrips.org/

 


Social Security

Web: www.ssa.gov/


 


General Disability Resources

Ability Online
Web: http://www.abilityonline.org/


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