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5.7. State Disability Resources

Access Leisure
Phone: (916) 808-3809
Sports and Leisure Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities in Sacramento

Berkeley Commission on Disability
Phone: (510) 981-6342
Charged with actively promoting the total integration and participation of persons with disabilities into all areas of economic, political, and community life. Membership shall be made up primarily of persons who have disabilities.

Berkeley Paratransit Services
Phone: (510) 981-7269
Berkeley Paratransit Services assists persons with disabilities and those 70 years of age or over by providing four programs that enhance their access to different transportation services.

California Department of Rehabilitation
Phone: (916) 263-8981
The California Department of Rehabilitation works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equality for individuals with disabilities.

Citizens Advisory Commission on Disabilities
Phone: (562) 570-6304
CACOD's purpose is to advise the Mayor and City Council of Long Beach on the concerns and issues affecting people with disabilities in the community.

Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program
Phone: (800) 806-1191
The California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) distributes telecommunications equipment and services for individuals certified as having functional limitations of hearing, vision, mobility, speech and/or interpretation of information.

Disability Rights California California's Protection and Advocacy System has a mission to: 'Advance the rights of Californians with disabilities.'

Fair Employment and Housing Commission
Phone: (415) 557-2325
The Fair Employment and Housing Commission promotes and enforces the civil rights of the people of California to be free from unlawful discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations, and to be free from hate violence and threats of violence.

State Parks Accessible Features
Phone: (916) 445-8949
One of the goals of California State Parks is to make sure that everyone - including visitors with disabilities - has access to the natural and cultural wonders that make up California State Parks.

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