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DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCACY

DISABILITY RIGHTS CALIFORNIA #11547829


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  • Sacramento Regional Office
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    916-488-9950

Provides free legal and advocacy services to low-income Californians with disabilities including individual advocacy, self advocacy, training and class action litigation.

Augments trainings with hundreds of free publications, available via the website, written to help people learn how to obtain the services and support they need.
BRAILLE & TALKING BOOK BLIND SERVICES - CBTBL

CALIFORNIA BRAILLE AND TALKING BOOK LIBRARY #4662138


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  • 900 N Street
    Sacramento, Sacramento

Braille and Talking Books for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. California Braille and Talking Book Library offers free services to anyone who can't read standard print materials because of a physical disability including those who can't hold a book.

California State Library services:
  • CA State Library specializes in providing library services to individuals with visual impairments
  • CA State Library loans braille, cassette and digital talking books, magazines and playback equipment to Northern Californians unable to read conventional print
Reading materials
  • Reading materials and magazines are provided in alternate formats, including Braille, cassette, and digital flash memory cartridge
  • The book collection contains thousands of fiction and nonfiction titles, including classics, biographies, mysteries, westerns, romances, politics, how-to, and self-help guides
  • A reading and reference room is available along with a Braille embosser
Audio
  • There is a small collection of locally …
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YOLO COMMUNITY CARE CONTINUUM

YOLO COMMUNITY CARE CONTINUUM #65631196


local_phone
  • Admin Office
    530-758-2160

Yolo Community Care Continuum (YCCC) is a nonprofit agency providing a continuum of community based programs and services for individuals experiencing a psychiatric disability.

YCCC has provided innovative and compassionate services in Northern California for mental health clients since 1979.
CALIFORNIA TELEPHONE ACCESS PROGRAM (CTAP) - CPUC

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION #70267017


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  • 505 Van Ness Avenue
    San Francisco, San Francisco

California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) offers specialized telephone equipment and network services at no cost to qualified California residents who have difficulty using a standard telephone. To be eligible, you must be certified as having a permanent or temporary disability and you also must:
  • Live in California
  • Have access to telephone service
 Please note: You must have access to either cell phone or land line service to participate in the program. However, the majority of CTAP equipment only functions with land lines.

https://ddtp.cpuc.ca.gov/Equipment.aspx
FRIENDSHIP LINE CA

INSTITUTE ON AGING #16667848


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  • Institute on Aging
    San Francisco, San Francisco

Friendship Line California operates as both a warmline and as a crisis hotline.
  • Warmline
    • Available for routine phone calls in order to provide support, reassurance, well-being checks, and information and referral for additional care.
  • Crisis line
    • Available to older and disabled adults who may be lonely, bereaved, depressed, and at a higher risk for suicide.

Friendship Line CA offers confidential discussions for people ages 60 years and over and adults with mental and/or physical disabilities who may be lonely, isolated, grieving, depressed, anxious and/or thinking about death or suicide. Provides emotional support over the phone for incoming calls and for regularly scheduled outgoing calls. 1-800-971-0016

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INDIVIDUALS AND HOUSEHOLDS PROGRAM - FEMA

FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY #74342480


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  • 711 or Video Relay Service (VRS)
    1-800-621-3362

FEMA’s Individuals and Households Program (IHP) provides financial and direct services to eligible individuals and households affected by a disaster, who have uninsured or under-insured necessary expenses and serious needs. IHP assistance is not a substitute for insurance and cannot compensate for all losses caused by a disaster. The assistance is intended to meet your basic needs and supplement disaster recovery efforts.

IHP Assistance may include:
  • Funds for temporary housing while you are unable to live in your home, such as rental assistance, or reimbursement for hotel costs
  • A temporary housing unit, if approved for the disaster, when you are not able to use rental assistance due to a lack of available housing resources
  • Funds to support the repair or replacement of owner-occupied homes that serve as the household’s primary residence, including privately-owned access routes, such as driveways, roads, or bridges
  • Funds for other uninsured or under-insured disaster-caused expenses …
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OFFICE OF PAYEE REVIEW AND BENEFICIARY ASSISTANCE - OPRABA

DISABILITY RIGHTS CALIFORNIA #65984677


What is a Representative Payee (Rep. Payee)?
An individual or organization that the Social Security Administration (SSA) appoints to receive and manage the RSDI (Retirement, Survivors, and Disability Insurance), SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance), or SSI (Supplemental Security Income) benefits of another person, also referred to as a beneficiary. A rep. payee must use the benefits they receive for the use and benefit, and in the best interest of, the beneficiary.

What does OPRABA do?
  • Reviews of Rep. Payees
  • Educational Visits 
  • Initial Onsite Assessment of Fee for Service Organizations
  • Corrective Action Plans 
  • Trainings 
  • Information and Referral to Beneficiaries
How can OPRABA help?
  • If you suspect that a rep. payee is misusing or improperly using a beneficiary’s funds, contact OPRABA.
  • If you have a rep. payee and would like to learn how to be your own payee, contact OPRABA.
  • If you are a  rep. payee and you have questions about your duties, contact OPRABA.
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ROADMAP TO PREPAREDNESS - UP

UNITED POLICYHOLDERS #74621908


The Roadmap to Preparedness is an outreach and education program that helps renters, home and small business owners take specific steps to protect their assets and build financial safety nets for disaster resiliency. It is administered by United Policyholders (“UP”), an independent, consumer-focused non-profit that has been a source of trustworthy information and expertise on disaster recovery since 1991. Preparedness services are provided by UP staff and trained volunteers with personal experience and/or professional expertise in insurance, seismic retrofitting, fire prevention, flood and hurricane mitigation, personal finance, and asset protection.

Having the right amount and type of insurance and well-organized records makes a world of difference after a disaster. Our educational materials and tools are drawn from more than twenty five years of post-disaster Roadmap to Recovery work and from monitoring the insurance marketplace and related public policy… [read more]
TRANSPORTATION SERVICE - TFS

THE FOXEN SHUTTLE #71330804


The Foxen Shuttle serves much of Western Nevada County with rides to medical appointments, and shuttle service to and from Sacramento or San Francisco airport, and train stations. Service to more remote areas may not be available. Please call for special services, including questions about disability accomodations. 530-263-9669.

Licensed and insured and has COVID-19 safety protocols. 

As of January 2021
  • One-way airport shuttle to or from Sacramento: basic fee starts at $85 for 1 person, $95 for 2 people
  • Any pickups before 6am or after 8pm there is an additional $5
  • There is also a small fee for credit cards of $5 for processing
  • Please call for additional info: 530-263-9669