JOIN US! CANDIDATE & TOWN HALL FORUM ON SENIOR ISSUES

Friday, September 16 in Redding

Do you care about any of the following topics?

  • Medicare and Social Security?
  • Protecting Your Pension and Retirement Income?
  • Lowering Your Cost of Prescription Drugs?
  • Health Care for All?
  • Quality Housing Options for Seniors and People with Disabilities?
  • Safer Streets and Increased Public Transportation Services?

Disability Action Center staff will be present at this key event.  We encourage all to join us and CARA (California Association of Retired Americans) on Friday, September 16. Register by September 1.  Additional information is on the flyer.CARA Town Hall 9-16-16

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Plumas County Fair Senior Day Outreach

Plumas County Fair Senior Day

This is a picture of the gardens in the distance and of the green shady area near where the senior luncheon was held.  Games and animal barn races along with some dancing by a team was part of the excitement for the senior luncheon on August 10, 2016.  Vision Resources tabled at the event providing information, referrals, and demonstrations of adaptive aids.

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Update

Disability Action Center

Redding Office

phones will be forwarded

to the Chico Office

from August 25, 2016

to August 31, 2016

 

Thank you.

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August 22, 2016 Notice

Our office in Redding will be moving soon to down town.

We will update you as we have more news.

Our phone number and staff will remain the same.

Local Redding Office (530) 242-8550

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Outreach in Plumas and Siskiyou this week

Disability Action Center’s Vision Resources will be in Plumas County on August 9, 10 and 11 and in Siskiyou County on August 11th.  DAC_logo_final2

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Traumatic Brain Injury Program

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The Traumatic Brain Injury Program has celebrated its first year in northern California.  Services have ranged from Case Management, Service Coordination, Community Integration, Information and Referrals, Vocational Supports, and Community Public Professional Education in the counties of Butte, Shasta, Tehama, and Modoc counties.  It is available to Butte, Colusa, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Tehama counties.

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AT&T Supports Disability Action Center

AT&T check presentation

Disability Action Center (DAC) Executive Director, Evan LeVang, announced the acceptance of a $1,500 donation from AT&T on July 6th, 2016. DAC welcomed AT&T External Affairs representative, Preston Dickinson, for the presentation of their generous donation. Chico City Council Member, Randall Stone, was on hand as well. “We are honored by AT&T’s generosity,” said Evan LeVang. “Donations such as these enable DAC to provide innovative services beyond the scope of our regular grant-funded programs. We thank AT&T for their support of people with disabilities in our community.”

Council Member Stone, a long-time supporter of DAC, added, “The Disability Action Center’s receipt of AT&T support is testament to the outreach and support DAC provides to all members of our community. Without DAC developing solutions with me, City staff would not have been able to bring forward the Esplanade safety improvements and garner near unanimous Council approval. I am so proud of the work DAC performs and so honored to work closely with such a community asset. It is great when businesses like AT&T see that as well.”

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