Disability Programs and Services
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Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information on disability programs and services in communities nationwide. The site links to more than 14,000 resources from federal, state and local government agencies; academic institutions; and nonprofit organizations. You can find answers to questions about everything from Social Security benefits to employment to affordable and accessible housing, as well as laws and regulations to help people with disabilities lead full, independent lives.
Disability Services, Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS)
EOHHS provides comprehensive, state-wide information and resources for consumers, providers, researchers and government. Services can be searched by type of disability, assistive technology, abuse and neglect prevention, community advocacy housing and living supports, training and education and transportation. The site is also a resource for disability access symbols.
Easter Seals Disability Services
Easter Seals is a non-profit organization that serves individuals with disabilities and their families through a variety of services including child development centers, and physical rehabilitation and job training, in order to help people with disabilities address life's challenges and achieve personal goals.
Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) provides free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.
Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC)
MRC is responsible for Vocational Rehabilitation Services, Community Services, and eligibility determination for the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) federal benefits programs, and provides Disability Determination Services.
The Rainbow Support Group
The Rainbow Support Group (RSG) is part of Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong and is supported by the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Disabilities. RSG sponsors support groups around the state for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities to help them be comfortable with who they are. Contact: Susan Moriarty (support for Pauline Bosma, RSG Consultant), 508-209-7184.
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This content was last modified on: 02/01/2017