They work for the full implementation and enforcement of disability nondiscrimination laws, particularly the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
Providing information on Assistive Technology (sponsored by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education)
From the American Council of the Blind’s Web site, click on “acbradio.mainstream” to listen to Disability Radio Worldwide at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday. After the original broadcast, the show is replayed every two hours for a 24-hour period. They also have an archive.
The U.S. Access Board is a federal agency that promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards for the built environment, transportation, communication, medical diagnostic equipment, and information technology.
Through its ten regional centers, the ADA National Network provides information, guidance and training on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Our services are tailored to meet the needs of business, government and individuals at local, regional and national levels.
Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Americans with Disabilities Act celebrates 25 years of removing barriers and empowering people. INTRODUCTION TO THE ADA: Publications and videos that answer these questions and more: What is the ADA? Who is a person with a disability? Who must comply with the ADA? Where can you call to ask questions about the ADA? ADA ENFORCEMENT ACTIVITIES: The Department enforces the ADA through complaints, lawsuits, consent decrees, settlement agreements, and alternate dispute resolution (mediation). FEDERAL AND ADA DISABILITY RESOURCES: Federal agencies with ADA or Section 504 responsibilities and Federal websites with information related to disability rights issues. ADA INFORMATION LINE: The U.S. Department of Justice provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through a toll-free ADA Information Line. 800 – 514 – 0301 (voice) 800 – 514 – 0383 (TTY)
Skilled nursing, home rehabilitation (physical, occupational, and speech therapy), congestive heart failure program, wound care, diabetes management, home health aid, mental health nursing, and social services provided in patient’s own home; attendant registry for In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) recipients and others to find care providers. Spanish & Hmong speakers are available.
Location: 936 Mangrove Ave., Chico, CA 95926
Phone: 530-342-7248 please feel free to give us a call today!
Offers family support programs and family/client services for people with developmental disabilities.
Due to the long latency period of mesothelioma, approximately 20-50 years, most people who are diagnosed with the disease are seniors, about 75 percent. For many of these individuals, caregivers and in-home assistance are a necessity. Our organization works with these individuals and their families to help them find local doctors, treatment centers and support groups.
Dedicated to expanding the accessibility of tools, resources and technology that will help increase independence, improve personal productivity and enhance the quality of life for all Californians.
While working in tandem with Butte-Glenn Community College, the Office of Veterans Services strives to ensure a positive and rewarding experience for all of our veteran and dependent students. Our goal is to provide the best possible service and guidance to help our veterans and their dependents achieve their educational goals.
(Butte County Department of Human Resources) Provides materials (in alternative formats) on request for the disabled. Also provided: a form you can download to file a complaint under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Information about the council’s meeting schedule and Reading Center, important numbers and resources and contacts for catalogs of adaptive technology.
Please call 530-893-8840 for meeting information.
Works to establish a continuum of health promotion and treatment services for people with substance abuse problems and/or serious mental illness.
Manages programs for seniors and people with disabilities, including Senior and Adult Services and Employment Services. Within this site are Butte County Medical Services (for Medi-Cal info) and Butte County Senior and Adult Services(providing assistance to seniors and dependent adults victimized by abuse, neglect or exploitation, plus the public guardian for those without family).
Butte County Senior and Adult Services - Visit: www.buttecounty.net/dess/reportabuseorneglect
Butte County Medical Services - Visit: www.buttecounty.net/dess/medicalinsurance
The IHSS program provides personal and domestic services to aged, blind or disabled individuals in their own homes.
Links to information and resources for veterans
An organization of members dedicated to the betterment of the assisted living industry through education, advocacy, quality of care and individual choice.
Administers a broad base of home- and community-based services throughout California, working primarily with 33 Area Agencies on Aging that serve seniors and people with disabilities. Also works with public and private nonprofit agencies throughout the state.
Information on obtaining fishing licenses, wildlife law enforcement, and other resources on how we as Californians can live responsibly and in harmony with the incredibly diverse and beautiful wildlife our state has been blessed with.
Organized into seven programs: Health Information and Strategic Planning, Licensing and Certification, Medical Care Services, Office of Multicultural Health, Office of Women’s Health, Prevention Services and Primary Care and Family Health
Patients on PPOs which are not under the jurisdiction of the Department of Managed Health Care are referred to the Department of Insurance.
Reserve campgrounds for state parks throughout California. Year-round passes for a single annual fee are available from the California State Parks Store at store.parks.ca.gov/park-passes
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) works to protect the public's health in the Golden State and helps shape positive health outcomes for individuals, families and communities. The Department's programs and services, implemented in collaboration with local health departments and state, federal and private partners, touch the lives of every Californian and visitor to the state 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Mission: To advance the health and well-being of California's diverse people and communities.
Vision: Healthy communities with thriving families and individuals.
The California HICAP Association site. HICAP provides objective, individualized counseling and advocacy services to Medicare beneficiaries addressing Medicare benefits, Medicare supplemental insurance plans, health maintenance organizations (HMOs) and long term care insurance coverage.
The entire 2003 California Olmstead Plan as submitted to the Legislature
Provides both diagnostic and rehabilitative services for communicative disorders. It provides speech and language evaluations and therapy at low or no cost to the public. Free to students. Located on campus.
Provides a wide range of assistance to military veterans.
The oldest and largest membership organization of persons with disabilities in California. They are an effective and widely respected cross-disability advocacy force. They aim to improve the quality of life for all persons with any disability through education and training and by working to remove barriers through advocacy and change in public policy.
Provides retirement and health benefit services to members, including active, inactive and retired members from state and local public agencies and school districts.
Provides support services that enable people with disabilities to fully integrate and participate in community living. The emphasis is on assisting people with disabilities in to be active and contributing members of the community. This is accomplished by providing community-based services in the areas of independent living, employment, socialization, education, and housing.
Caminar of Butte County primarily serves people with developmental disabilities, mental illness and physical disabilities in the Chico, Paradise and Oroville areas.
Butte County crisis line: 1 (800) 334-6622
A nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships.
By promoting research, training, technical assistance and dissemination about personal assistance services, the Center’s mission is to ensure that people with self-care limitations can find information that will help them live independently. This is a great resource to understand the research and proposed changes to the system affecting personal caregivers and consumers.
Cerebral Palsy Guide is an organization that is dedicated to educating families and individuals with cerebral palsy with information on treatment and therapy options as well as support options that they are entitled to.
The mission of the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers is to increase access and equal opportunity for people with disabilities by building the capacity of Independent Living Centers.
Provides recreation opportunities to the greater Chico community, including a recreation and empowerment agency for people with disabilities (Do-It Leisure), Senior programs, and listings for the Dorothy F. Johnson Center.
A company that focuses on computer technology for people with special needs by providing practical, up-to-date information on assistive technology products, procedures, and best practices.
Prospective college students with disabilities will find that many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs.
Link is to a complementary guide to scholarships and financial aid for students with disabilities to help students and their families better understand the vast number of financial aid options available to them. Key elements of the guide include:
· A comprehensive review of all of the scholarships available, listed by disability
· Amounts awarded and deadlines for each scholarship
· Debt-forgiveness options for those who acquired a disability post-graduation
At Butte County CAA we provide hope to people struggling with poverty to become more self-sustaining by meeting tangible needs in the areas of energy savings, affordable food, and housing. At Butte County CAA our mission is to serve as a catalyst to reduce poverty and its symptoms. We envision communities whose members feel secure and are self-sufficient. We have a federal mandate to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty by whatever means necessary in our community.