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1.3. State Disability Resources

State disability service programs include:

Alabama Cares
Phone: 1-877-425-2243
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 Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS)
Phone: (800) 441-7607
Phone: (334) 293-7500

Alabama Head and Spinal Cord Injury Registry ( AHSCIR )
Phone: (888) 879-4607
The Alabama Head and Spinal Cord Injury Registry is a service linkage system containing all head and spinal cord trauma reported by hospitals statewide.

Alabama Work Incentives Network
Phone: (866) 259-1745
ALA-WIN (Alabama Work Incentives Network) is a statewide program that helps Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries, between the ages of 14 and 64, understand their work options so that they may make more informed choices regarding employment.

Statewide Technology Access and Response System for Alabamians with Disabilities (STAR)
Phone: (800) 441-7607
Contact: Rosalyn Glover
Phone: (334) 281-8780
STAR is administered through the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services (ADRS) whose mission is to enable all of Alabama’s children and adults with disabilities to achieve their maximum potential. Through a variety of statewide comprehensive services and programs, STAR strives to enhance independence, productivity and quality of life of Alabamians with disabilities by improving access to and the acquisition of assistive technology.


Alabama Protection and Advocacy
Toll Free: 800-826-1675
The Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP) is part of the nation's federally-funded protection and advocacy (P&A) system. ADAP provides legal services to Alabamians with disabilities to protect, promote and expand their rights.  

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