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ACOUSTIC NEUROMA ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 12402

Atlanta, GA 30355

(404) 237-8023
(404) 237-2704 (FAX)

www.anausa.org

Information on balance disorders and dizziness, brain tumors, hearing impairments, neurofibromatosis and related disorders. No fees. 

 

 

ADVANCED CARE INC.

25 South Service Road
Jericho, NY 11753

800-346-6348   (24 hour)

Personalized services for people who need intra-venous therapy in their homes. Serving NYC, L.I., upstate NY and Northern NJ.

 

 

OFFICE OF THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

202-514 -0301  

 

 

THE AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION

1740 Broadway, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10019

NYC residents: 212-315-8700
all others: 800-586-4872

Information and educational programs on all lung conditions. Local chapters—call 800# for transfer to local office. No fees

 

 

AMERICAN PRESCRIPTION PREFERRED (APP)

2 Huntington Quadrangle, Suite 3N01
Melville, NY 11747

800-277-9687

Low rate prescription drug service. Fees vary. Accepts most medical plans. 

 

 

AMERICAN SLEEP APNEA ASSOCIATION

1424 K Street NW, Suite 302
Washington, DC 20005

(202) 293-3650

www.sleepapnea.org

Provides educational material and counseling to people with sleep apnea. Free services.

 

 

AMERICAN SOCIAL HEALTH ASSOC.

P.O. Box 138
RTP, NC 27709

AIDS HOTLINE: 800 342-2437

Non-profit organization dedicated to stopping sexually transmitted diseases. Provides information, referral service, education and training.

 

AMERICAN TINNITUS ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 5
Portland, OR 97297-0005

800-634-8978

www.ata.org

For the relief, prevention and the eventual cure of tinnitus. Annual membership fee of $25.

 

 

ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION
BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD

1331 F Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

202-272-5434/5449
202-993-2822 (TTY)
202-272-5447 (FAX)
800-USA-ABLE

www.access-board.gov

Accessibility concerns-compliance and enforcement.

 

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION

1330 W. Peachtree Street
Atlanta, GA 30309

(800) 283-7800
(404) 872-9559 (FAX)

www.arthritis.org

Information, publications and research for a cure and prevention of arthritis.

 

 

ASSOCIATION FOR THE HELP OF RETARDED CHILDREN (AHRC )

200 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10003

212-780-2500

www.ahrc.org

Mental retardation treatment multi-service agency. Services include recreation, job training, counseling, financial assistance, care and housing.

 

 

ASTHMA AND ALLERGY FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

1125 15th Street. NW, Ste. 502
Washington, DC 20005

202-466-7643
800-727-8462
202-466-8940 (FAX)

www.aafa.org

A non-profit organization. Asthma and allergy care information and support groups.

 

 

AUTISM SOCIETY OF AMERICA

7910 Woodmont Ave. Ste. 650
Bethesda, MD 20814

(301) 657-8476
(800) 328-8476

www.autism-society.org

Serving the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, education, public awareness and research.

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TOWN OF BABYLON HANDICAPPED AND THERAPEUTIC SERVICES

200 East Sunrise Highway
Lindenhurst, NY 11757

516-893-1050

Transportation provided for individuals with developmental disabilities, ages 7 and up. Arts and crafts, field trips, bowling, swimming and summer day camp. Registration fee.

 

 

BEDFORD STUYVESANT COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER,INC.

1406 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11216

718-636-4350

Mental Health counseling.

 

 

BERGEN COUNTY OFFICE OF THE DISABLED

21 Main Street, Room 113 West
Hackensack, NY 07601-7000

201-646-3555
201-646-3726 (TTY)
201-489-9131 (FAX)

Assistance for independent living. Fees depend on income. For Bergen County residents age 18 and over.

 

 

BROOKLYN BUREAU OF COMMUNITY SERVICES

285 Schermerhorn Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

718-875-0710

Rehabilitation for all disabilities. Funded through New York City and private donations. Recreation, day care, homemaker services, and employment services for people with disabilities.

 

 

BROOKLYN COMMUNITY COUNSELING CENTER

1683 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210

718-338-4622

Mental health counseling. Accepts insurance and Medicaid. Fee charged.

 

 

BROOKLYN PARENTS ADVOCACY NETWORK

279 E 57th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11203

718-629-6299
718-629-5338 (FAX)

Information, referral, training, technical assistance and advocacy. Serves family members of individuals with physical and/or mental disabilities.

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 CANCER CARE INC. OF LONG ISLAND

20 Crossway Park North, Suite 304
Woodbury, NY 11797

516-364-8130

Provides professional psychological support for people with cancer and their families/friends to cope with the impact of the disease. For Long Island residents.

 

 

THE CANCER INFORMATION SERVICE

800-422-6237

800-4-CANCER

www.mskcc.org

Supported by the National Cancer Institute. Provides most recent scientific information and personalized attention on cancer related issues. Fees

 

 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF BROOKLYN AND QUEENS

191 Joraleman Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201 (other locations in 5 boroughs)

718-722-6000

Counseling services.

 

 

CENTER FOR FAMILY SUPPORT

333 7th Avenue
New York, NY 10001

212-629-7939

Services include programs for the mentally or developmentally disabled. Also provides emergency home care for the elderly. Medicaid funded. No fees to individuals

 

 

CENTER FOR INDEPENDENCE OF THE DISABLED IN NEW YORK (CIDNY)

841 Broadway, Suite 205
New York, NY 10003

212-674-2300
212-674-5619 (TTY)

e-mail: CIDNY1@aol.com

Assistance and advocacy in obtaining financial entitlements including hearings on denied benefits. Also provides wheelchair accessible transportation for clients. No fees. 

 

 

CENTER FOR LOSS IN MULTIPLE BIRTH

P.O. Box 1064
Palmer, AK 99645-1064

907-746-6123

Counseling and support group for families who have suffered loss in multiple births.

 

 

CFIDS
(Chronic Fatigue and Immune Dysfunction Syndrome)

P.O. Box 220398
Charlotte, NC 28222-0398

800-442-3437
704-365-9755 (FAX)

www.cfids.org

Support groups, physician referral, attorney referral, conferences, newsletter and other services for people with CFIDS. Annual membership dues of $35.00.

 

 

CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER

499 Northwest 70th Avenue
Suite 101 NYC Chapter
Plantation, FL 33317

954-587-3700
212-721-0007

www.chadd.org

Information, support groups, monthly magazine and quarterly newsletter on attention deficit disorder.

 

CIVIL RIGHTS DIVISION
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

P.O. Box 66738
Washington, DC 20035-6738

800-514-0301
800-514-0383 (TTY)

www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

Enforcement of Titles II and III of the ADA. Will assist anyone with filing claim under the ADA.

 

 

COOLEY’S ANEMIA FOUNDATION, INC.

129-09 26th Avenue
Flushing, NY 11354

718-321-CURE
718-321-3340 (FAX)

Information and professional education to combat this fatal hereditary blood disorder.

 

 

CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICES

NYC DEPARTMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH

93 Worth Street

1-800-LIFENET

New York, NY 10013 (for Manhattan & Queens)

 

 

MOBILE CRISIS UNITS: Medical team will make a home visit in case of psychiatric emergencies and evaluate for hospitalization

MANHATTAN

212-290-3240 (Visiting Nurses)

212-740-7287 (Columbia Presbyterian)

212-238-7313 (Gouverneur Hospital)

212-939-3016/3331 (Harlem Hospital)  Social Worker's Office 212-939-3330

QUEENS

718-464-7500 Ext. 3350 (Creedmor Hospital)

718-526- 8400 (Transitional Services)

718-779-1234 (Catholic Charities)

718-896-9090 (Jewish Community Services)

BROOKLYN

718-935-7284 (Interfaith Medical Center)

718-946-2600 (South Beach Psychiatric Center)

WESTCHESTER

914-285-7075 (Mobile Crisis Unit)

 

 

CURATIVE HEALTH SERVICES

150 Motor Parkway 800-579-5957

Hauppauge, NY 11788

Enabling wounds with a history of not healing to heal. Fees charged. Most insurance accepted.

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DEAF ENTERTAINMENT FOUNDATION

8306 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite
Beverly Hills, CA 90211-2382

906 323-782-1344

This organization recognizes and encourages excellence in Deaf artisans and promotes excellence within the Hollywood creative community.

 

 

DEAFNESS INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICE

Lexington School for the Deaf
30 Avenue & 75th Street
Jackson Heights, NY 11370

718-899-8800
718-889-3030 (TTY)

Education for deaf children up to age 21.

 

 

STATE COMMISSION/OFFICE ON DEAFNESS
(Under state Vocational Rehabilitation agency)

Connecticut 860-561-0196

New Jersey  609-984-7281

New York  518-474-5652

Information, training and assistance with employment opportunities for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired. The hearing impairment must be severe enough so as to cause a barrier to employment.

 

 

THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES INSTITUTE (DDI)

210 Forest Drive
East Hills, NY 11548

516-360-4600
516-265-6938

Provides after school and weekend respite programs for individuals age 16 and up who are autistic or have other developmental disabilities. Sliding scale fee.

 

 

DIABETES INFORMATION AND ACTION LINE (DIAL) OF THE AMERICAN DIABETES ASSOCIATION

149 Madison Avenue, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10016

800-DIABETES

www.diabetes.org

Services include publications, support groups, medical referral and youth services. There are no fees for these services, but there are membership fees. For the general public or health care professionals.

 

 

DISABILITY RIGHTS EDUCATION AND DEFENSE FUND

800-466-423 (tape)

Provides technical advice, copies of regulations.

 

 

DISABLED AND ALONE-LIFE SERVICES FOR THE HANDICAPED, INC.

352 Park Avenue South, Suite 703
New York, NY 10010

800-995-0066
212-535-6740

Assists parents in answering the question "who will look after our child when we are gone?" Alternative living arrangements for all physical disabilities.

 

 

DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
National Service Office

245 West Houston Street, Room 204
New York, NY 10014

212-807-3157

www.dav.org

Services are for veterans only. Counseling provided for veterans seeking benefits as it relates to health, education, housing, etc.

 

 

DISABLED HOTLINE INFORMATION PAGE

http://people.delphi.com/disable/disable2.htm

Internet links to a wide range of organizations that provide services and information on the rights of the people with disabilities.

 

 

THE ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDREN WITH DOWNS SYNDROME, INC.

Christ Church United Methodist Church
Old Town Road, Pt. Jefferson Station
New York, NY

516-221-4700

After school and Saturday recreation and dance classes for children ages 5-21 with Down Syndrome. Sliding fee scale.

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THE EAR FOUNDATION AT BAPTIST HOSPITAL

1817 Patterson Street
Nashville, TN 37203-2110

(800) 545-4327 (voice & TTY)
(615) 329-7939

www.theearfound.org

National not-for-profit organization working to educate the public and the medical profession in matters of hearing loss and diseases of the ear. Also sponsors basic clinical research into hearing and balance disorders.

 

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD DIRECTION CENTERS

These centers help children with all types of disabilities from birth to age 5 get off to a good start. At the ECDCs, parents can get information about health, medical and educational services for their children.

BRONX

VESID District Office
1215 Zerega Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462

718-931-0658
718-931-4889 (FAX)

BROOKLYN

SHARE Center
160 Lawrence Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11230

718-437-3794
718-436-0071

MANHATTAN

435 East 70th Street, Suite 2A
New York, NY 10021

212-746-6175
212-746-8584 (FAX)

NAUSSAU COUNTY

Variety Pre-Schooler’s Workshop
47 Humphrey Drive
Syosset, NY 11791

516-364-8480
516-921-2354 (FAX)

QUEENS

United Cerebral Palsy of Queens
85-25 164th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432

718-380-3000 ext 465
718-380-3214 (FAX)

STATEN ISLAND

Staten Island University Hospital
One Edgewater Plaza, 6th Floor
Staten Island, NY 10305

718-226-4885
718-226-4567

SUFFOLK COUNTY

Developmental Disabilities Institute
24 North Bicycle Path
Selden, NY 11784

516-696-2040
516-696-7218 (FAX)

WHITE PLAINS

St. Agnes Hospital-CRC
305 North Street
White Plains, NY 10605

914-681-4656
914-681-4653 (FAX)

 

 

EASTER SEAL SOCIETY OF NEW YORK

300 Park Avenue
17th Floor
New York, NY 10022

212-572-6227

Serving all persons with disabilities in New York. Provides educational, recreational, and social services.

 

 

EASTERN PARALYZED VETERANS ASSOCIATION

75-20 Astoria Boulevard
Jackson Heights, NY 11370-1177

718-803-EPVA (voice/TTY)
718-803-0414 (FAX)

www.epva.org

Veteran’s service organization which specializes in veterans with spinal cord injuries or spinal cord diseases. Must be an honorably discharged veteran with a spinal cord injury/disease and a member of the association. Membership is free.

 

 

 

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Most Federal agencies provide free counseling services to assist employees with personal, on-the-job, mental health and financial problems. Most programs offer services during normal work hours and may also be available to the employee's immediate family. Check with your agency to find out more about the types of services available.

 

Food & Drug Administration

Brooklyn – Lutheran Medical Center 718-854-1851

New Jersey – Lifeworks 201-402-1015

Immigration & Naturalization 800-275-7460

Internal Revenue Service (Man) 800-977-7631

Long Island (CASU) 800-869-0276

National Park Police 800-247-3054

New Jersey (CASU)* 201-402-1015

New York City (CASU)

 

EAP Consultants INC.* 800-869-0276

 

New York City Federal

 

Employee Assistance Program* 212-264-4673 (HOPE)

 

PHS EAP 800-222-0364

HOUSING URBAN DEVELOPMENT

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICES

SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

COMPTROLLER OF CURRENCY

POST OFFICE

Veterans Administration – Bronx 800-584-9000 EXT. 1726

Veterans Administration - Brooklyn 800-630-3600

Upstate (CASU)* 800-252-4555

 

*These programs are available to employees of numerous Federal agencies. Check with your Personnel or Human Resource Department to determine in which program your agency participates.

 

 

 

EMPOWERMENT INSTITUTE FOR
MENTAL RETARDATION OF GREATER NEW YORK

112-19 Francis Lewis Boulevard., Suite 2F
Queens Village, NY 11429

718-776-2835
718-776-2918 (FAX)

Transportation, case management and recreation for persons with developmental disabilities or mental retardation. No fees.

 

 

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION OF NEW YORK CITY

305 7TH Avenue, Suite 1202
New York, NY 10001

212-633-2930
212-633-2930

Training to help individuals and families evaluate and understand the medical and personal issues associated with epilepsy. Sliding scale fee.

 

 

EPILEPSY INSTITUTE

257 Park Avenue South, Room 302
New York, NY 10010-7304

212-677-8550

Information and referral for medical specialists. Services for people with epilepsy and their families. Sliding scale fees.

 

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION

1801 L. Street NW
Washington, DC 20035-6118

202-663-4900
800-800-3302 (TTY)

www.eeoc.gov

Offers guidelines on the Americans with Disabilities Act as well as other civil rights information and assistance.

 

ESSEX COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE DISABLED

125 Fairview Avenue
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

973-228-8278
973-228-8278 (TTY)

email: joy@viconet.com

Provides information, referral, home attendants, newsletters and community outreach programs. County agency. No fees.

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FORDHAM TREMONT COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

2021 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10453

718-960-0300

www.fordhamtremont.org

Mental health counseling for all ages.

 

FRIENDS OF HOSPICE INC.

1845 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY 11030

515-627-6376

Multi-faceted information/referral and educational organization committed to the needs of the terminally ill, their families and the community at large.

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GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY CAREER CENTER

800 Florida Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20006

202-651-5300
800-995-0550

Assistance with accommodation and employment issues for people who are deaf or hearing impaired.

 

 

GAY MEN'S HEALTH CRISIS (G.M.H.C.)

119 West 24th Street

212-367-1030/1000
212-807-6655 (HOTLINE)

New York, NY 10011 Helps everyone with AIDS/HIV. Client services include legal, financial, childcare and meals program.

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GILDA'S CLUB

195 West Houston Street
New York, NY 10014

212-647-9700

www.gildasclub.org

 

Provides social and emotional support to people with cancer and their families. Services include lectures, workshops and social events. No fees.

 

 

GOD'S LOVE, WE DELIVER

166 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10013-1207

212-294-8101/8102/8104

Delivers food for homebound persons with AIDS. Client must have full-blown AIDS. No fee.

 

 

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF GREATER NEW YORK

4-21 27th Avenue
Astoria, NY 11102

718-728-5400

Provides vocational, youth and community redevelopment services for people with disabilities and other special needs. No fees or restrictions.

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HARLEM INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER

5-15 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027-3402

212-369-2371
212-369-6475 (TTY)

Assistance with applications for food stamps, public assistance, SSI, SSDI, Medicare and Medicaid. No fees.

 

 

HAROLD W. MC GRAW, JR.
LEARNING DISABILITIES CLINIC
INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR THE DISABLED

340 East 24th Street
New York, NY 10010

212-585-6000
212-585-6161 (FAX)
212-585-6060 (TTY)

Provides services in education, physical therapy, counseling, housing and job opportunities. Fees dependent on financial circumstances.

 

 

HEARTSHARE HUMAN SERVICES

191 Joralemon Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

718-330-0600
718-422-4200 (TTY)
718-522-4506 (FAX)

Provides case management, respite, family support services, day treatment, residences, parenting training, recreation center, after school programs, etc.

 

 

HELEN KELLER NATIONAL CENTER

111 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, NY 11050

516-944-8900
516-944-8637 (TTY)

www.helenkeller.org

Offers diagnostic evaluation, comprehensive rehabilitation training, job preparation, placement and other services for youths and adults who are blind or deaf-blind and other services.

 

HELEN KELLER SERVICES FOR THE BLIND

57 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

718-522-2122

www.helenkeller.org

Family support, employment and recreation service for the blind and visually impaired.

 

 

HOLLAND HOUSE

351 West 42 Street
New York, NY 10036

212-245-6600

Low cost permanent housing for the homeless with support services to help tenants stay sober and drug free.

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INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTERS

Non-profit, publicly funded organizations. Centers maintain files on services available in their communities and direct persons with disabilities to these services. Services may include accessible housing, transportation, personal attendants, employment opportunities, resources for legal services, disability legislation, disability-specific organizations and recommendations to other social service agencies.

NEW JERSEY

 

CAMDEN

Camden Independent Living Center
Parkade Building
30 North Street, Suite 222-223
Camden, NJ 08102

856-966-0800
856-966-0830 (TTY)
856-966-0832 (FAX)

 

CLIFTON

Disabled Information Awareness and Living
66 Mount Prospect Avenue
Building C
Clifton, NJ 07013

973-470-8090
973-470-2521 (TTY)
973-470-8171

 

EDISON

2050 Oak Tree Road
Edison, NJ 08820

732-321-1600 (Voice/TTY)
732-767-0958 (FAX)

 

ELIZABETH

65 Jefferson Avenue
Elizabeth, NJ 07201

908-289-2551 (Voice/TTY)
908-289-2581 (FAX)

 

HACKENSACK

Heightened Independence and Progress, Inc.
131 Main Street, Suite 120
Hackensack, NJ 07601

201-996-9100
201-996-9424 (TTY)
201-996-9422 (FAX)

 

JERSEY CITY

Heightened Independence and Progress, Inc.
2815 Kennedy Blvd., Suite 2G
Jersey City, NJ 07306

201-413-1200
201-413-0521 (TTY)
201-413-0520 (FAX)

 

NEWARK

Disabled Independence Awareness and Living
93 Hunterdon Street
Newark, NJ 07103

973-242-0637
973-624-6900 (TTY)
973-242-2628 (FAX)

 

NEW YORK

 

BROOKLYN

2044 Ocean Avenue, Suite 3
Brooklyn, NY 11230

718-998-3000 (voice /TTY)
718-998-3743 (FAX)

 

BRONX

3525 Decatur Avenue
Bronx, NY 10456

718-515-2800
718-515-2803 (TTY)
718-515-2844 (FAX)

 

HARLEM

5-15 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027-3402

212-369-2371
212-369-6475 (TTY)

 

LONG ISLAND

3601 Hempstead Turnpike- Suite 312
Levittown, NY 11756

516-796-0144
516-796-0135 (TTY)
516-796-0529

 

MANHATTAN

841 Broadway, Suite 205
New York, NY 10003

212-674-2300
212-254-5953 (FAX)
212-674-5619 (TTY)

 

QUEENS

140-40 Queens Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11435

718-658-2526
718-658-5295 (FAX)
718-658-4720 (TTY)

 

STATEN ISLAND

470 Castleton Street
Staten Island, NY 10301

718-720-9016
718-720-9664 (FAX)
718-720-9870 (TTY)

 

WESTCHESTER

200 Hamilton Avenue, 2nd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601

914-682-3926
914-682-0926 (TTY)
914-682-8518 (FAX)

 

 

INNOVATE CAREER DIRECTION

340 E 24th Street
New York, NY 10010

212-585-6010
212-585-6011

This organization trains individuals to work with persons who have developmental disabilities.

 

 

INSTITUTE FOR CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOTHERAPY

1 West 91 Street
New York, NY 10024

212-595-3444

Mental health counseling.

 

 

INSURANCE AND HEALTH COUNSELING
NEW YORK CITY DEPARTMENT OF THE AGING

2 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10007

212-442-1382

Assist senior citizens with Medicare & Medicaid issues.

 

 

INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR THE DISABLED

340 East 24th Street
New York, NY 10010

212-585-6180

Rehabilitation services for the disabled. Also return-to-work services for employees injured or disabled in the workplace. Research and professional education courses can be made available to other agencies and rehabilitation personnel nationally and internationally.

 

 

IN TOUCH NETWORKS, INC.

15 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023

212-769-6270

Current newspapers and magazines are read to individuals that would otherwise have no way of benefiting from in-depth reporting on major issues found in national print media. Free for those on Medicaid; otherwise there is a $123 lifetime fee.

 

 

INTERNET MENTAL HEALTH

www.mentalhealth.com

On-line encyclopedia of mental health information.

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JASA AND LEGAL SERVICES FOR THE AGED

97-77 Queens Boulevard
Rego Park, NY 11374

718-286-1500
718-275-5352 (FAX)

For residents of Queens. Legal and social services for the elderly.

 

 

JAWONIO

260 Little Tor Road North
New City, NY 10956

914-634-4648
914-634-4672 (FAX)

Non-profit organization which provides a full array of services for the disabled, including vocational placement in Rockland, Bergen and Westchester Counties.

 

 

JEWISH BOARD OF FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S SERVICE

120 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10019

212-582-9100 (ext. 241)

www.jbfcs.org

Free mental health and social services provided by professionals

 

 

THE JEWISH GUILD FOR THE BLIND

15 West 65th Street
New York, NY 10023

212-769-6200

Services for the visually impaired from infants to senior citizens. Provides rehabilitation, education, medical and day care services. Fee will depend on the program.

 

 

JOB ACCOMMODATION NETWORK (JAN)

918 Chester Ridge Road, Suite 1
Morgantown, WV 26506

1-800-ADA-WORK

http://janweb.icdi.wvu.edu

Toll free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations and the employability of people with disabilities. Also provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Web page linkages to employment resources for the disabled. This is a service of the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.

 

 

JUST ONE BREAK

373 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016

212-785-7300

Job placement for people with disabilities seeking full-time competitive employment. Services include vocational counseling, testing, evaluation and job development.

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LAWYER REFERRAL SERVICES
Association of the Bar of the City of New York

42 West 44 Street
New York, NY 10036

212-626-7373

www.abcny.org

SHIELD (Self-Help Information Education Legal Defense) - Pro Bono legal counseling for those who can not afford to pay. For all others, fee is $25 for the first 1/2 hour of consultation. Referrals to attorney.

 

THE LIGHTHOUSE INC.

111 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

212-821-9200
800-334-5497

www.lighthouse.org

Assists the blind and visually impaired in vocational training, education, counseling and family matters. Also offers rehabilitation, career services and support groups.

 

 

LONG ISLAND CONSULTATION CENTER

97-29 64 Road
Rego Park, NY 11374

718-896-3400

Mental health counseling, substance abuse and outpatient psychiatric care. Sliding scale fees. Medicaid and other medical plans.

 

 

LUPUS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA, INC.

149 Madison Avenue, Suite 205
New York, NY 10016

212-685-4118
914-948-1932
516-783-3370

www.lupus.org

Provides information, educational programs, patient services and support groups for persons with lupus. No fees.

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MAINSTREAM

6930 Carroll Avenue, Suite 240
Takoma, MD 20912

301-891-8777

www.mainstreaminc.org

Provides job placement for people with disabilities. Publishes a quarterly magazine on employment and various issues. Annual conferences on employment and legal issues.

 

 

MARCH OF DIMES OF NEW YORK

233 Park Avenue, South, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10003-1606

800-MODIMES
212-353-8353

www.modimes.org

Services for babies and pre-pregnancy planning. Voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects. No fees.

 

 

MAYOR's OFFICE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

52 Chambers Street, Room 206
New York, NY 10007

212-788-2830
212-788-2838 (TTY)

Referrals and information to individuals with disabilities.

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK CITY

666 Broadway
New York, NY 10012

800-LIFENET

www.800lifenet.com

Mental health services for all ages. Non-profit organization. Free crisis intervention, referral and information services.

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY

186 Clinton Street
Hempstead, NY 11550

516-489-2322

www.mhanc.org

Provides free information, referral and counseling services for all family problems and concerns.

 

 

METROPOLITAN CENTER FOR MENTAL HEALTH

130 West 97 Street
New York, NY 10025

212-864-7000
212-932-2103 (FAX)

Mental health counseling. Accepts all medical plans. Sliding scale based upon income.

 

 

METROPOLITAN TRANSIT AUTHORITY       www.mta.nyc.ny.us

METRO CARD
NYC TRANSIT

Metro Customer Service Division

718-243-4999

Reduced fare (1/2 fare) for Metro card for people with disabilities and seniors age 65 and older. Reduced fare card can not be used for express bus.

PARA-TRANSIT
ACCESS-A-RIDE

10 Columbus Circle, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10019

212-632-7272
212-333-3147

For NYC residents with disabilities who are unable to utilize mass transportation. Vans will transport individuals door-to-door in the five boroughs. Fee is $1.50 per trip.

 

 

MID-HUDSON LIBRARY SYSTEM
OUTREACH SERVICES DEPTARTMENT

103 Market Street
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

914-471-6060

http://midhudson.org

Resource directory providing literature on all disability topics. Also provides a general guide for communicating with people with disabilities. No fees.

 

 

MILL NECK MANOR SCHOOL FOR DEAF CHILDREN

Frost Mill Road, P.O. Box 12
Mill Neck, N.Y. 11765

516-922-4100

State supported school. Educational day school serving the needs of severe and profoundly hearing impaired children from birth to 21 years of age. Also provides services for deaf adults.

 

 

MIRACLE HOUSE

P.O. Box 30931
New York, NY 10011

212-462-8096

www.miraclehouse.org

Provides housing and support for out of town family/friends of persons with AIDS or CANCER.

 

 

MOBILE CRISIS UNITS: Medical team will make a home visit in case of psychiatric emergencies and evaluate for hospitalization.

MANHATTAN

212-290-3240 (Visiting Nurses)

212-740-7287 (Columbia Presbyterian)

212-238-7313 (Gouverneur Hospital)

212-939-3016/3331 (Harlem Hospital) Social Worker's Office 212-939-3330

QUEENS

718-464-7500 Ext. 3350 (Creedmor Hospital)

718-526- 8400 (Transitional Services)

718-779-1234 (Catholic Charities)

718-896-9090 (Jewish Community Services)

BROOKLYN

718-935-7284 (Interfaith Medical Center)

718-946-2600 (South Beach Psychiatric Center)

Westchester

914-285-7075 (Mobile Crisis Unit)

 

 

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY
New York City Chapter

30 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10010

212-463-7787
212-989-4362

www.msnyc.org

Support services to help people with MS and their family cope with consequences of the disease.

 

 

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION

10 East 40th Street, Suite 4105
New York, NY 10016

212-679-6227

Voluntary, non-profit health agency helping individuals and their families meet the problems imposed by chronic, progressive neuromuscular disease.

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NAMI/NYC (NATIONAL ALLIANCE FOR THE MENTALLY ILL)

432 Park Avenue South
New York, NY 10016

212-684-FAMI

www.schizophrenia.com

Local chapter of National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI). Support groups for siblings, parents, and consumers. Monthly seminars, newsletters, advocacy, resource center and help-line.

 

 

NARCO FREEDOM

477 Willis Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455

718-402-9000
718-292-3030

Intervention for toddlers and infants exposed to alcohol and crack.

 

 

NASSAU COUNTY COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

P.O. Box 285 G
East Meadow, NY 11554

516-542-0404

Non-profit organization. Group counseling for those experiencing violence within the family. Legal consultation. Emergency safe housing for battered women. For Nassau County residents—will sometimes accommodate out of county parties on an emergency basis.

 

 

NASSAU COUNTY OFFICE FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

1550 Franklin Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501

516-571-3147

Public information, advocacy, disability services and civil rights agency for citizens with disabilities. Provides technical assistance to business regarding accessibility.

 

 

 

NATIONAL BUSINESS AND DISABILITY COUNCIL

201 I.U. Willets Road
Albertson, NY 11507-1599

516-747-6323
516-747-2046 (FAX)

www.business-disability.com

All issues of employment for persons with disabilities. This organization works with employers and disability membership organizations. Individuals must have a minimum of a 2-year college degree. No fee to job applicants; fee for employers.

 

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR DISABILITY SERVICES

201 I.U. Willets Road
Albertson, NY 11507-1599

516-747-5400

Assist persons with disabilities to attain their maximum potential with dignity & independence. Classroom accommodations are limited. FEES and Loans are available.

 

 

NATIONAL CENTER FOR LEARNING DISABILITIES

381 Park Avenue South, Suite 1401
New York, NY 10016

212-545-7510

www.ncld.org

Non-profit, national information and referral service.

 

 

NATIONAL FEDERATION FOR THE BLIND

1800 Johnson Street
Baltimore, MD 21230

410-659-9317
800-638-7518
410-685-5653 (FAX)

www.nfb.org

Civil rights and advocacy organization.

 

 

NATIONAL HOSPICE ORGANIZATION
HOT LINE

800-658-8898

www.nho.org

Referral within the U.S. and P.R. Guidance for the terminally ill and their families.

 

 

NATIONAL INDUSTRIES FOR THE SEVERELY HANDICAPPED (NISH)

2235 Cedar Lane
Vienna, VA 22182-5200

703-560-6800

www.nish.org

NISH is a national non-profit agency. Its mission is to enhance the quality of life for people with severe disabilities through increasing employment opportunities by providing professional and technical assistance to not-for-profit community rehabilitation program to encourage and assist participation in the JWOD Program, or other appropriate employment or training activities.

 

 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH

www.nih.gov

Website provides linkages to health information resources.

 

 

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION ON DISABILITY (N.O.D.)

910 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006

202-293-5960
202-293-7999 (FAX)

www.nod.org

N.O.D. promotes the full and equal participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of life. It is the only national disability network concerned with all disabilities, all age groups and all disability issues. Programs include: Community Partnership (CPP); World Committee on Disability; Start on Success (SOS) Student Internship Program.

 

 

NATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF RARE DISORDERS

P.O. Box 8923
New Fairfield, CT 06812-8923

203-746-6518
800-999-6673 (voice mail)

www.rarediseases.org

Information, referral and clearing house on rare disorders. First time report is free; thereafter, $7.50 each.

 

 

NATIONAL SPINAL CORD INJURY ASSOCIATION

8300 Colesville Road, Suite 551
Silver Spring, MD 20910

301-588-6959
301-588-9414

www.spinalcord.org

Enables people with spinal cord injuries to make choices and take action to achieve personal fulfillment through teaching and training exercises.

 

 

NATIONAL STROKE ASSOCIATION

96 Inverness Drive East, Suite 1
Englewood, CO 80112-5112

800-STROKES
303-649-1328 (TTY)

www.stroke.org

Stroke prevention, acute care, rehabilitation, survivor and caregiver resources and research. Membership fee.

 

 

NEW HOPE GUILD CENTER

1777 East 21 Street
Brooklyn, NY 11229 (other Brooklyn locations)

718-252-4200

Mental health counseling. Fee ranges from $30-65, depending upon income.

 

 

NEW JERSEY TRANSIT ACCESSIBLE SERVICES

800-772-2222

Full range of transportation services including ACCESS LINK, WHEELS and lift equipped buses.

 

 

NEW YORK ASSOCIATION FOR THE LEARNING DISABLED

27 West 20th Street, Room
New York, NY 10011

303 212-645-6730
212-924-8896

Telephone help line for parents of children with learning disabilities. Provide counseling as well as parent support groups.

 

 

NEW YORK CARES

116 East 16th Street, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003-2112

212-228-5000

www.nycares.org

Non-profit organization that creates more than 2000 opportunities for volunteers. This organization will supply groups of volunteers to tutor children, feed the hungry at soup kitchen and assist people with AIDS/AIDS, etc.

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NEW YORK CITY COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

40 Rector Street
New York, NY 10006

212-306-7500
212-306-7686 (TTY)

www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/cchr/home.html

Enforcement of the civil rights of New Yorkers. You can live in the tri-state area, but you must work for a NYC based corporation in order to receive the services of this organization.

 

 

NEW YORK COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE SERVICES

160 West End Avenue
New York, NY 10023

212-362-1086

Mental health counseling. Fee $15-$75 per session.

 

 

NEW YORK LAWYERS FOR THE PUBLIC INTEREST
DISABILITY LAW CENTER

30 West 21st Street 9th Fl.

New York, NY 10010-6905

212-727-2270
212-727-2996 (TTY)

Legal assistance for persons physically and/or mentally challenged who feel they are the subject of discrimination

 

NEW YORK ON-LINE ACCESS TO HEALTH (NOAH)

www.noah.cuny.edu

Bilingual on-line health information resource.

 

 

NEW YORK STATE COALITION DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINE

79 Central Avenue
Albany, NY 12206

518-432-4864
518-463-3155 (FAX)
800-942-6906 (English)
800-942-6908 (Spanish)

Information and referral services for victims of domestic violence. Non-profit; no fees.

 

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, VOCATIONAL AND EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (VESID)

Coordinates a life-long network or services for individuals with disabilities and their families. VESID staff works with clients to maximize their abilities to become educated, be productively employed, live independently and to take part in community life. No fees. For residents of New York State.

BRONX

1215 Zerega Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462

718-931-3500
718-828-4003 (TTY)
718-931-4299 (FAX)

BROOKLYN

55 Hanson Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

718-722-6700
718-722-6736 (TTY)
718-722-6714 (FAX)

HAUPPAUGE

State Office Building – Room 3A-12
Veteran’s Memorial Highway
Hauppauge, NY 11788

516-952-6357
800-441-0320
516-952-6370 (TTY)
516-952-6716 (FAX)

HEMPSTEAD

50 Clinton Street
Hempstead, NY 11901

516-483-6510
516-483-6087 (TTY)
516-483-6058 (FAX)

MANHATTAN

116 West 32nd Street—6th Floor
New York, NY 10001

212-630-2300
212-630-2302 (TTY)
212-630-2365 (FAX)

QUEENS

One Lefrak City Plaza
59-17 Junction Boulevard – 20th Floor

718-271-9346
718-271-9799 (TTY)
718-760-9554 (FAX)

WHITE PLAINS

55 Church Street – 3rd Floor
White Plains, NY 10601

914-946-1313
800-258-3743
914-946-1520 (TTY)
914-946-1726 (FAX)

 

 

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OF NASSAU COUNTY

250 Fulton Avenue, Suite 115
Hempstead, NY 11550

516-565-4628

Free, anonymous AIDS/HIV testing and counseling.

 

 

NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

163 West 125th Street
New York, NY 10027

212-961-8624

www.nysdhr.com

 

Open to all persons who seek advice or wish to file complaints due to acts of discrimination.

 

 

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY MEDICAL CENTER
VOCATIONAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
RUSK INSTITUTE OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE

400 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016

212-263-6048

Provides rehabilitation for a variety of disabilities, family counseling, educational and job placement programs. Fee depends upon insurance or availability of federal grants.

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ON YOUR MARK, INC.

498 McClean Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

718-720-9233
718-720-9331

Assists employed individuals in need of minimal supervision, who have developmental disabilities or mental retardation, with supportive apartments and residential alternatives.

 

OPERATION JOB MATCH

2021 K Street NW Suite 715
Washington, DC 20006-1003

202-887-0136

www.msandyou.org/programs_services/operation_job.shtml

Non-profit organization, part of MS Society. Provides counseling, information and job assistance to people not only with MS but also for the elderly with disabilities.

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PARALYZED VETERANS OF AMERICA

801 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20006

800-424-8200
202-785-4452 (FAX)

www.pva.org

Non-profit veterans service organization.

 

 

PARENT TO PARENT

NEW JERSEY:

35 Halsey Street, 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

800-373-6510
973-642-8080 (FAX)

NEW YORK:

500 Balltown Road
Schenectady, NY 12304

800-305-4350
518-382-4350 (TTY)
518-381-1959 (FAX)

This organization provides information and support to parents who have a child or adult family member with special needs. Services are free for residents of the respective states.

 

PARKINSON DISEASE FOUNDATION

710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

212-923-4700
800-457-6676
212-923-4778 (FAX)

www.parkinson.org

Treatment, research, grants and information. No fees.

 

 

PENINSULA COUNSELING CENTER

124 Franklin Place
Woodmere, NY 11598

516-569-6600

Provides outpatient mental health and alcoholism treatment services for children, adults and elderly. Services for residents of Nassau County.

 

 

PEOPLE WITH AIDS COALITION OF NEW YORK (PWAC)

50 West 17 Street., 8th Floor
New York, NY 10011

212-647-1415

Main referral agency for a vast number of services for individuals with AIDS/HIV. Services include a national hot line for information and support. Major resource directory available. Benefit counseling available.

 

 

PHARMACEUTICAL ASSISTANCE FOR AGED AND DISABLED (PAAD)

800-792-9745

New Jersey residents only. Liberal income standards apply.

 

 

P.O.W.A.R.S. (PET OWNERS WITH AIDS RESOURCE SERVICES)

1674 Broadway Suite 7A
New York, NY 10019

212-246-6307

www.powars.org

Pet care services for individuals that are HIV positive. Fee dependent on financial circumstances.

 

 

PROJECT HELP

227 Madison Street
New York, NY 10002

212-238-7777

Helps people with mental or physical disabilities. Crisis intervention for the homeless. Also provides hospitalization services.

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QUEENS CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER, INC.

41-25 Kissena Blvd (Admin. Off)
Flushing, NY 11355

718-262-9600

Mental health counseling for children with drug addicted parents. Sliding scale fees.

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REGIONAL DISABILITY AND BUSINESS ACCOMMODATION CENTER
NEW YORK STATE ADVOCATE FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

1 Empire State Plaza, Suite 1001
Albany, NY 12223-4232

800-949-4232

Information, technical assistance and training in ADA compliance for businesses in NY, NJ, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Training sessions are not free unless justified by need. They range in price from $25.00 to $250.00.

 

 

RIVERHEAD MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

300 Center Drive
Riverhead, NY 11901

516-852-1440
516-852-1448 (FAX)

Out-patient mental health services. Does not include drug or alcohol. All insurance accepted. Sliding scale fee for uninsured.

 

 

RIVINGTON HOUSE

45 Rivington Street
New York, NY 10002

212-539-6219

Residential health facility for people with AIDS. Most residents are referred by a hospital. Also provides adult health day care. Mental Health services.

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SAFEGUARDING NEW YORK CITY SENIORS
Aging in America

1500 Pelham Parkway, South
Bronx, NY 1046

718-824-4004 ext. 447
718-824-4242

Safeguarding NYC seniors by providing training, consultation and technical assistance to the aged. Membership fee: $25 per year.

 

 

SCHIZOPHRENIA HOME PAGE

www. schizophrenia.com

Information on schizophrenia for family members and consumers.

 

SELF ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE, INC.

75 Morton Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10014

212-627-2104

Education, advocacy, conferences and networking

 

 

SICKLE CELL DISEASE ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (SCDAA)

200 Corporate Pointe S 495
Culver City, CA 90230-8227

800-421-8453

www.sicklecelldisease.org

Comprised of 75 organizations throughout the U.S. SCD screening, counseling, research and services program. No fees.

 

 

SJOGREN’S SYNDROME FOUNDATION, INC.

333 North Broadway
Jericho, NY 11753

516-933-6365
800-475-6473

www.sjogrens.com

Medical information, support groups, newsletter, and handbook. Annual membership dues of $25.00.

 

 

SELF ADVOCACY ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE, INC.

75 Morton Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10014

212-627-2104

Education, advocacy, conferences and networking

 

 

SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

800-325-0778
800-772-1213

www.ssa.gov

Benefit programs for the aged and disabled and their dependents. Programs include the Supplemental Security Income program which offers benefits to those of limited means who are aged, blind or disabled and the Social Security program which offers benefits to insured workers and their dependents or survivors under the Disability, Retirement, Survivor Benefits and Medicare programs. Toll free service is available 7:00 AM-7: 00 PM on business days.

 

 

SOUNDVIEW-THROGS NECK COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTER

2527 Glebe Avenue
Bronx, NY 10461

718-931-7307
718-904-4400

Mental health counseling for adults and children. Accepts Medicaid and private insurance. Sliding scale fees.

 

 

SPECIAL ELDERLY CRISIS TEAMS
COMMUNITY ADVISORY PROGRAM FOR THE ELDERLY (CAPE)

718-224-0566 (Queens)

718-221-7237 (Brooklyn)

STATEN ISLAND MENTAL HEALTH SOCIETY

718-442-2225

Mental health and related programs for people with disabilities or people who are economically disadvantaged. (Staten Island children and their families.).

 

 

SUICIDE HOTLINE

Help Line   212-532-2400 (9am-5pm)

Samaritans of New York   212-673-3000 (24 Hours)

 

 

 

SUPPORT GROUPS—ADDICTIONS (no charge)

Alcoholics Anonymous     212-647-1680
                                                718-339-4777
                                                516-794-1144
                                                914-949-1200

Alanon (family members)  212-302-7240

Cocaine Anonymous 212-262-2463

Marijuana Addicts Anonymous 212-459-4423

Narcotics Anonymous 212-929-6262

Naranon (family members) 800-984-0060

 

 

SUPPORT GROUPS—MENTAL HEALTH (no charge)

Alzheimer’s Association   212-983-0700
                                                800-272-3900

Debtor’s Anonymous   212-969-8111
                                           781-453-2743

Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous 516-741-4901

Overeaters Anonymous 212-206-7859

Recoveries Anonymous (emotional problems) 718-376-5652
                                                                                        516-261-1212

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TOURETTE SYNDROME ASSOCIATION, INC.

42-40 Bell Boulevard
Bayside, NY 11361-2820

718-224-2999

Information and referral service maintains lists of doctors for diagnosis, treatment and support groups.

 

 

TCI/COMPUTERS FOR FRIENDS AND FAMILIES

320 W. 31st Street
New York, NY 10001

212-594-4000 ext. 338

For persons with disabilities and their families. Free computers, computer repairs, upgrading; computer training classes, etc.

 

 

TRANSPLANT TERTIARY CARE CENTER
Medical University of South Carolina

171 Ashley Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425

843-792-2123

www.musc.edu

Advanced health care and transplant. Bone marrow, heart, lung and liver transplant. Most medical insurance accepted.

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UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF NEW YORK CITY

105 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016

212-979-9700
212-475-0842 (TTY)
212-260-7469 (FAX)

www.ucpnyc.org

Direct services, assistive technology information, referral and advocacy to children and adults of all ages with cerebral palsy and related disabilities. Includes vocational and supported employment programs.

 

 

UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF QUEENS, INC.
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES CLINIC

81-15 164th Street
Jamaica, NY 11432

718-380-3000, ext. 269
718-969-0270 (TTY)

Provides accessible, individualized services for people with developmental disabilities and their families. Services include medical clinic, podiatry, and neurology. Sliding scale fees, Medicaid and Medicare accepted. Services for age 20+.

 

 

UNITED WAY OF NEW YORK CITY CITIZEN ADVICE BUREAU HELPLINE

99 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10038

800-232-UWAY

www.uwnyc.org

Referral to public, private and non-profit agencies. Provides on-line search of the Community Access to Resource (CARES) database of health and human services.

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS
Regional Office

245 W. Houston Street
New York, NY 10014

212-807-7229, EXT 3030
212-807-4036 (FAX)

Vocational rehabilitation services for disabled veterans and in some cases their families. Services include home loan assistance, employment assistance, benefits for disabled veterans, burial assistance and other services. No fees.

 

 

VICTIMS SERVICE AGENCY

2 Lafayette Street 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10007

212-577-7700
212-577-7777
212-233-3456 (TTY)

www.safehorizon.org

Services include counseling for domestic violence, rape and other violent crimes. Referral to domestic violence shelter, assistance for crime victims and legal assistance through the courts. Services are available in all five boroughs of NYC. No fees.

 

 

VISION SERVICES FOR THE BLIND

500 Greenwich Street, 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10013-1354

212-625-1616
212-219-4078(FAX)

e-mail: Info@visionsvcb.org

www.visionsvcb.org

Occupational therapy, rehabilitation instruction, year round camp,and in-home services for the blind

 

 

VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION OF LONG ISLAND INC.

100 Garden City Plaza
Garden City, NY 11530

516-739-1270

Provides professional nursing care, physical, occupational and speech therapy, medical/social workers and home health aids. For residents of Nassau County.

 

 

VOLUNTEER SUPPORT PROJECT

2 Lafayette Street
New York, New York 10007-1392

212-442-3168

Department for the Aging trains volunteers to provide social support services and help such as with shopping, assistance to the blind, etc.

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WESTCHESTER DISABLED ON THE MOVE

984 North Broadway
Suite L-01
Yonkers, NY 10701

914-968-4717
914-968-6137 (FAX)
914-968-4717 (TTY)

Services include peer counseling, living skills training and advice on architectural barriers.

 

 

WHOLE FOODS PROJECT

5 Fifth Avenue, Box 433
Brooklyn, NY 11215

718-832-6628

E-Mail WfProject@AOL.com

Provides vegetarian meals at low cost for people with AIDS/HIV, cancer and heart disease patients. Also provides cooking classes and workshops.

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YOUNG ADULT INSTITUTE

460 West 34th Street
New York, NY 10001

212-563-7474
212-290-2787 (TTY)
212-268-1083 (FAX)

Provides a full range of home and community-based services for children and adults with developmental and learning disabilities and their families.

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