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GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND

GUIDE DOGS FOR THE BLIND #65630958


location_on A
  • PO Box 151200
    San Rafael, Marin
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    800-295-4050

Guide Dogs for the Blind is a nonprofit, charitable organization with a mission to provide Guide Dogs and training in their use to visually impaired people throughout the United States and Canada. Their dogs and services are free to those they serve, thanks to the generosity of donors and support of volunteers. Students have access to instructors, counselors and veterinarians, a full-time nursing staff, a dedicated dormitory staff all of whom attend to students' needs in order to make their stay pleasant and enjoyable. They also offer follow-up services to each graduate of their program at their home or place of business for the lifetime of their guide dog partnership.
HEARING SERVICES - GOLD COUNTRY HEARING

GOLD COUNTRY HEARING #4661307


location_on B
  • 457 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

Provides hearing aids and hearing aid repairs. Also offers hearing evaluations, hearing aids, pediatric and geriatric diagnostic audiology, digital hearing, wax removal, and hearing aid cleanings.

INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER - FREED

FREED CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING #4662914


location_on C
  • 435 Sutton Way
    Grass Valley, Nevada

FREED Independent Living Center offers advocacy, information, referral, and assistance with aging and disability issues.

Web pagesThis resource is eligible for electronic referral.
MEDICAL CARE - CHAPA-DE

CHAPA-DE INDIAN HEALTH #67267152


location_on D
  • 1350 E Main St
    Grass Valley, Nevada
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-887-2800

Chapa-De Indian Health offers excellent primary medical care for every member of your family (from newborns to seniors) at two centers (locations; Auburn, Grass Valley).

Some services include:
  • Well Child Checks with Immunizations
  • Complete Physical Examinations with Immunizations
  • Family Planning, Including Placement of Intrauterine Devices & Vasectomy
  • Testing and Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • Well Woman Exams
  • Pregnancy Testing and Prenatal Care
  • Management of Chronic Illnesses
  • Counseling on Nutrition, Exercise, and Lifestyle
  • Screening Exams for Vision, Hearing, Tuberculosis, and Cancers
  • Confidential HIV Testing
  • Blood Tests
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Minor Surgery
  • Treatment of Sprains or Simple Fractures

Specialty Services:
In the event that you require services not available at our healthcare centers, Chapa-De Indian Health will help coordinate care with a specialist. Chapa-De can refer you to any specialist in the region if they accept your health insurance plan and if the… [read more]
NORCAL SERVICES FOR DEAF & HARD OF HEARING

NORCAL SERVICES FOR DEAF & HARD OF HEARING #65631017


location_on E
  • 4044 North Freeway Boulevard
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • For Employers to leave a voice message
    916-349-7500

NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing is a non-profit community-based organization serving Deaf individuals in 24 northeastern counties of California. Their One-Stop Staff who are fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) are happy to help you in finding the right resources to maximize your job opportunities. They work with Employers.

They also offer "I Am Hard of Hearing" cards for pickup at their headquarters or they can email a printable file. 

For Job Seekers we offer:
  • Free use of CalJobs via Internet
  • Assist with Job Search
  • Help with Resume/Cover Letter
  • Assist with Job Applications
  • Practice Interview
  • Job Support
  • Use of Computer and Resources
SERVICES FOR PEOPLE WHO ARE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

SIERRA SERVICES FOR THE BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED #47982382


location_on F
  • 546 Searls Avenue
    Nevada City, Nevada

Provides services to people who are blind or visually impaired including peer and professional counseling, escorted transportation to medical and agency functions, educational classes, and skills training.

Offers clients social opportunities to meet other people who have visual impairments, help in obtaining needed resources and equipment, assistance with blindness related legal or insurance issues, instruction on how to download digital books from the National Library Service.

It is our purpose and mission to provide:
  • A comprehensive health program of peer and other counseling support
  • Provide educational support, social development and other community based programs to foster physical and mental health
  • Develop a personalized program designed to develop independence and forestall institutionalization for the blind and visually impaired of all ages.
We are able to do this by providing transportation, providing a library of visual aids and through peer groups and counseling. Sierra Service… [read more]
VISION LOSS INFORMATION LINE AND SERVICES

AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR THE BLIND #65630853


location_on G
  • 1101 Wilson Blvd, 6th Floor
    Arlington, Arlington

The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) is a national nonprofit that expands possibilities for people with vision loss.

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VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES - DOR

CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION #4660976


location_on H
  • 721 Capitol Mall Dr.
    Sacramento, Sacramento
local_phone
  • Phone 1
    530-823-4040

The California Department of Rehabilitation offers Vocational Rehabilitation services for Californians with disabilities and Student Services for students with disabilities.

You are eligible for DOR Vocational Rehabilitation services if you:
  • have a disability and want to work
  • are having trouble getting or keeping a job because of your disability
  • need services such as job placement, training, and/or other job preparation to help you get or keep a job, or advance in employment
To get DOR Student Services:
  • You must be a student (you need to be enrolled in school, but it's okay if you're on break or if school hasn't started yet).
  • You're between the ages of 16 and 21 (including 16 and 21).
  • At least one of these options is true:
    • You have a 504 Plan, or you’re eligible for one if you want one.
    • You have an IEP.
    • You have a disability.
    • Others think you have a disability.
DOR programs include:
  • Assistive Technology
  • Independent Living
  • Services for people who are blind
  • Servi…
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YOUTH HOUSING PROGRAMS - UNITY CARE GROUP

UNITY CARE GROUP #65631481


location_on I
  • 1224 Coloma Way, Suite 190
    Roseville, Placer
local_phone
  • Program Manager
    408-971-9822 ext 3011

Unity Care youth and family agency that works to provide safe, stable and affordable housing for youth and young adults as they age out of foster care, and to provide them with the supportive services they need to achieve self-sufficiency.

Unity Care Housing Programs
  • Transitional Housing Program (THP) - must be referred by case worker. Program eligibility: Ages 18-20 years old, residing in western Placer County, early onset mental health symptoms, former foster youth receiving AB12 benefits.
  • Rapid Rehousing (RRH) - Program eligibility: Ages 18-25. At risk of homelessness or experiencing homelessness in Roseville or Rocklin.
  • Prevention and Early Intervention (PEI) program - Program eligibility: Ages 16-25. At risk of homelessness or experiencing homelessness in western Placer County.
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