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ACCESSIBILITY RESOURCES SERVICES - AT&T

AT&T #4663603


location_on A

  • San Francisco, San Francisco

Provides special equipment and network services at no charge to people with vision, mobility, hearing and speech impairments. 
ADA PERSONAL & EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS RESOURCES - PAC

PACIFIC ADA CENTER #64889881


location_on B
  • 555 12th Street
    Oakland, Alameda

Pacific ADA Planning Guide
Emergency Power Planning for People Who Use Electricity and Battery Dependent Assistive Technology and Medical Devices - https://adata.org/factsheet/emergency-power. Same doc also here: https://www.pge.com/pge_global/common/pdfs/safety/electrical-safety/electric-generator-safety/Pacific-ADA-Centers-Emergency-Power-Planning-Fact-Sheet.pdf

Personal Preparedness Resources
Emergency Preparedness Publications & Resources - https://www.adapacific.org/emergency-preparedness-publications-resources

These resources have info useful for preparing for many kinds of emergencies and events including PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs (PSPS) and unplanned power outages.
ASSISTIVE PHONE PROGRAM - CLEAR CAPTIONS

CLEAR CAPTIONS #44426930


location_on C
  • 595 Menlo Drive
    Rocklin, Placer

Offers captioned phone equipment that displays text of conversations in near real-time on a large color touchscreen so people with hearing disabilities can both see and hear what callers are saying. Requires a landline telephone and high speed internet connection.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

EASE - EAGLE ACCESSIBILITY SOLUTIONS & EQUIPMENT #4664342


Offers a broad selection of assistive equipment selected for function, safety, appearance and ease of use. Provides consultations and home assessments. A licensed general contractor (CA:825623), offers manufacturer-certified installation of equipment and remodeling to incorporate roll-in showers, walk-in tubs, ramps, and door openers to provide accessibility for physical and cognitive impairments.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE COORDINATION - PIRS

PLACER INDEPENDENT RESOURCE SERVICES (PIRS) #77737574


location_on D
  • 11768 Atwood Road
    Auburn, Placer
local_phone
  • AT Resource Specialist
    530-885-6100 ext. 28

Assistive technology can empower people to do things for themselves. 
Assistive technology (AT) is any device, software, or equipment that helps people communicate or function better. AT can be as high-tech as a power wheelchair or as low-tech as a pair of eyeglasses. The AT coordinator at PIRS provides AT information, referrals, and related services to encourage and support people with disabilities to live more independently.  The AT coordinator also advocates for access to and funding for AT.  You can contact the AT Resource Specialist at (530) 885-6100 ext. 28. 

PIRS:
  • Advocates for the rights of people with disabilities
  • Educates the community about disability issues
  • Provides services to persons with disabilities to live independent productive lives

Placer Independent Resource Services serves Placer, El Dorado, and Alpine counties.
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #4662932


location_on E
  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

This resource is eligible for electronic referral. Provides information and resources to help seniors and people with disabilities get the tools and devices they need to support their daily living.
  • Assistive Technology Reuse - Provides lightly used devises from generous community donations.  Inventory is always changing but may include mobility devices, bathing aids, and toileting aids.
  • Device Lending and Demonstration Center (DLDC) - Allows individuals, family members, businesses, organizations, and schools to borrow mobility, vision, and hearing aides as well as adaptive technology devises for limited periods at no cost.
  • Voice Options
  • Digital Divide - Chromebooks
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY SERVICES - IRTI

INNOVATIVE REHABILITATION TECHNOLOGY INC #4663973


location_on F
  • 13453 Colfax Highway
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Offers products and high tech innovations for the blind and visually impaired, and individuals with dyslexia and learning disabilities.
C.A.R.E. CHEST OF SIERRA NEVADA

C.A.R.E. CHEST OF SIERRA NEVADA #65630892


location_on G
  • 7910 North Virginia Street
    Reno, Washoe
local_phone
  • Main Program Line
    775-829-2273

Non-profit agency that tries to find free medical equipment and diabetic supplies for those who qualify. Contact for more information. Durable medical equipment program, Diabetic program, Emergency prescription program, Liquid nutrition program, Respiratory program, Consumables program, CARE loan program. Durable Medical Equipment Program. A critical resource for local seniors, people with disabilities and injured children and adults, providing assistive technology and mobility equipment on loan, free of charge. Items loaned include wheelchairs, walkers, transfer benches, power-operated vehicles, hospital beds, shower chairs and other medical equipment needed to be independent, mobile and safe in their own homes and communities. Basic activities such as going outside, engaging in community events, bathing, and living independently are all facilitated by the use of this medical equipment.
CALIFORNIA TELEPHONE ACCESS PROGRAM (CTAP) - CPUC

CALIFORNIA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION #70267017


location_on H
  • 1300 Ethan way STE 105
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • English / ASL
    1-800-806-1191

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
    • You must have access to either cell phone or land line service to participate in the program. 

Find Equipment 
CTAP products are geared to meet many needs, and they include:
  • Telephones
  • Amplifiers
  • Ring-signal and speech devices
  • Headsets
  • Switches
  • and accessories
You can find equipment listed by disability type with pictures, descriptions, and operation manuals where available. Find equipment here.

Repair and Exchange Policy
If your equipment is not working properly, get in touch with the Contact Center, or visit one of the Service Centers. More info: https://ddtp.cpuc.ca.gov/default1.aspx?id=1246

Websites:
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CANCER PATIENT SERVICES - CANCER AID THRIFT SHOP

CANCER AID THRIFT SHOP #4661918


location_on E
  • 317 South Auburn Street
    Grass Valley, Nevada
language
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-273-2006

Provides travel reimbursement to out-of-county treatment centers for cancer patients. Also provides reimbursement for cancer related prescriptions, wigs and supplies, co-payment reimbursement for chemo & radiation, X-rays and scans. Cancer Aid will reimburse up to $8,000 total per patient. Lends durable medical equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers, commodes etc. Will accept donations of such medical equipment. Monetary donations are always welcome. Cancer patients must be Nevada County residents and be registered with Cancer Aid. Client requests and submits registration paperwork.  Paperwork be signed by their physician, and returned to the case manager at Cancer Aid.