Below please find various types of resources for people with disabilities:
Independent Living Philosophy, History and Training
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Inspirational – Supportive
Gov. Benefits and Work
The Aging and Disability Coalition of Lake and Mendocino Counties supported by the Disability Services and Legal Center is part of The SCAN Foundation’s Community of Constituents initiative , building a statewide movement to transform the system of care so that all Californians can age with dignity, choice and independence.
Mental Health Community Resources
For people with mental health related disabilities there are Self-help centers which offer help, classes, activities and employment. The following is a list of some of the resources in our community.
707-571-5581, 144 South E Street, Ste 200, Santa Rosa
707-546-4481, 1033 4th St. Santa Rosa (Self-help center)
707-463-0400, 270 North Pine St. Ukiah (Self-help center)
NAMI Sonoma County (National Alliance for the Mentally Ill)
707-527-6655, 1300 N Dutton Ave., Ste A, Santa Rosa.
NAMI gives support, as well as classes and other information for both people with mental disabilities and their family members.
People Empowering People
707-259-8692, 2261 Elm St. Trailer N, Napa (Self-help center)
769-5299, 1360 N McDowell Ave Petaluma 94952.
Russian River Empowerment Center
707-604-7264, 16229 3rd St. Guerneville (Self-help center)
Wellness & Advocacy Center
707-565-7800, 3400 Chanate Rd. Santa Rosa (Self-help center)
Freedom Mobility is there to assist you in selecting the right power or manual wheelchair for your individual needs.
Sonoma-Napa SCI Support Group
To assist those newly injured with spinal cord injury or
disease as well as those who continue to be affected by long-standing disabilities.
The groups meets the third Monday of the month
at the Azure Apartments Clubhouse,
5 Indigo Drive – Petaluma
from 4:00 to 5:30 pm.
Spinal Cord Injury Group NorCal SCI
The Patterson Network Project, connecting the SCI community in the Bay area and beyond
Earle Baum Center, the organization that offers a wide variety of programs and services to help all ages in adjusting to sight loss.
Wheelchair Accessible Transportation Services and Vehicles
Mobility Works – (Wheelchair Accessible Vans and Equipment Sales, and Rental service)
Nor-CalVans (commercial shuttles and wheelchair accessible vans)
City of Santa Rosa Paratransit – Transportation Services for People with Disabilities in city of Santa Rosa
Sonoma County Paratransit Services – Transportation Services for People with Disabilities in Sonoma County
Items below are for agency/staff use, or for staff led/hosted trainings.
DSLC Staff Tools