Resources for everyone living with paralysis

 The Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation| | The Reeve Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy. CLICK HERE TO READ THE PARALYSIS RESOURCE GUIDE.

CareCure Community | | The Care Cure forums provide the latest information on spinal cord injury and related conditions.

PushRim | | A worldwide social networking site for friends, family and victims of spinal cord injury.

The Abilities Expo | | The  must attend annual event for anyone in the disability community.



Accessible Living


Access Services (800) 431-7882

Inexpensive transportation, 21 day waiting period, Enrollment necessary.

City Ride                        (818), (310) or (213) 808-7433

Inexpensive transportation, waiting period and enrollment necessary.

DMV                                    (800) 368-4327

Call or visit website to apply for disabled placard.



California Telephone Access       (800) 806-1191 (800) 806-4474 TTY
Provides telephones for specific needs for disabled people.

Department of Water and Power                        (800) 342-5397
Discount on your power bills if you are disabled or low income.


Assistive Technologies Network                        (800) 390-2699

Helps people with disabilities find the assistive devices and services they need.

California State Independent Living Council                        (866) 866-7452

To maximize options for independence for persons with disabilities.

Handy Worker Program                        (818) 407-9944

Free house repairs for disabled home owners.

Home Secure                        (818) 762-5892
Installs grab bars and door locks for disabled renters and homeowners free of charge.

Meals On Wheels                        (310) 208-4028

Provides home-delivered meal services to people in need.

New Start Healthcare Corporation                        (818) 314-5597
Provides persons with disabilities an alternative to traditional institutional care facilities, enabling graduate clients to return to their own homes.

Canine Companions for Independence                        (800) 572-2275

Provides service dogs to assist wheelchair users.

Keller Williams Realtors         (661) 510-4443

Contact:  Anthony Orefice
Specializing in accessible homes

Accessibility Disability Accommodations            (888) 661-5438
Experienced contractor specializing in home modifications for the disabled

Medical Supplies | Helps prevent urinary tract infections. | Looking to hire wheelchair users throughout the United States |  Your Catheter and Wound Care Solution

Rehabilitation Hospitals

Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation

Loma Linda University Health Center

Long Beach Memorial Hospital

Northridge Hospital

Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center

St. Jude Medical Center

SCRIPPS Memorial Hospital

SHARP Memorial Hospital

Sports & Outdoors

Disabled Sports Eastern Sierra

The Threus Foundation

Disabled Sports USA

Casa Colina Outdoor Adventures

UCLA Recreation Adaptive Programs

National Sports Center for the Disabled

National Wheelchair Basketball Association

United States Quad Rugby Association

Disabled Sports and Fitness Foundation

Life Rolls On

Wheels 2 Water




Disabled Archery, USA (360) 321-5979

Contact: Glen Harris 
c/o Coach Glen Harris, P.O. Box 698, Langley, WA 98260



Freedom’s Wings International      (800) 382-1197

324 Charles Street, Apt. 25, Coopersburg, PA 18036

International Wheelchair Aviators      (951) 529-2644

P.O. Box 4140, Big Bear Lake, CA 92315



National Wheelchair Basketball Association      (719) 266-4082

1130 Elkton Drive, Ste C, Colorado Springs, CO 80907



National Wheelchair Billiards Associations

9757 Mount Lompoc Court, Las Vegas, NV 89178




American Wheelchair Bowling Association      (434) 454-2269

P.O. Box 69, Clover, VA 24534



American Canoe Association           (703) 451-0141



U.S. Fencing Association      (719) 866-4511

1 Olympic Plaza, Colorado Springs, CO 80909


Universal Wheelchair Football Association      (513) 792-8625
U.C. Raymond Walters College, Disability Services Office
9555 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236



U.S. Golf Association      (719) 471-4810 ext. 15
1631 Mesa Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80906



U.S. Handcycling      (303) 459-4159

P.O. Box 3538 Evergreen, CO 80437


U.S. Sled Hockey Association      (312) 908-4292

710 N. Lake Shore Drive, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60611



Contact:  Bob


North American Riding for the Handicapped Association         (800) 369-RIDE

P.O. Box 33150, Denver, CO 80233

National Disability Sports Alliance               (401) 792-7130

25 W. Independence Way, Kingston, RI 02881



Turning POINT (972) 524-4231 

Contact: Shorty Powers 
403 Pacific Avenue, Terrell, TX 75160



U.S. Quad Rugby Association           (856) 491-4210

1702 Lincoln Drive, Voorhees, NJ 08043



Contact:  Eric Fitch



U.S. Sailing Center                  (562) 433-7939

Individualized sailing lessons in Long Beach

Leeway Sailing Center – Long Beach                  (562) 570-1719
5437 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA



Handicapped Scuba Association           (949) 498-4540

1104 El Prado, San Clemente, CA 92672



National Wheelchair Shooting Federation           (215) 379-2359
102 Park Avenue, Rockledge, PA 19046

NRA Disabled Shooting Service                 (703) 267-1495
11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA 22030



Life Rolls On – They Will Skate Again                (310) 807-5488
Individuals with a variety of disabilities from around the country gather together for a day of hard core skateboarding for free in Venice Beach, CA.



Disabled Sports USA           (301) 217-0960

Casa Colina Outdoor Adventure Program              (909) 596-7733 ext. 2216



National Wheelchair Softball Association           (303) 936-5587

6000 W. Floyd Avenue #110, Denver, CO 80227



Life Rolls On – They Will Surf Again                  (310) 807-5488
Individuals with a variety of disabilities from around the country gather together for a day of surf lessons for free



U.S. Wheelchair Swimming           (636) 614-6784 




American Wheelchair Table Tennis Association         (914) 937-3932
23 Parker Street, Port Chester, NY 10573


Southern California Tennis Association (310) 208-3838 x224

Contact:  Annette Buck 



Water Skiers with Disabilities Association           (800) 533-2972


United States Wheelchair Weightlifting Federation         (636) 614-6784




Disabled Sports USA           (301) 217-0960
Contact: Lisa Hilborn 
Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center Wheelchair Sports Program currently provides patients with the opportunity to participate in success-oriented, competitive wheelchair sports activities. With sports and activities geared to patients with all degrees of disabilities, the program reaches out to athletes will varying levels of disabling illnesses and injuries. 


UCLA Adaptive Recreation (310) 825-1059

Contact: Jamie Hoffman
UCLA Recreation provides therapeutically-based recreation programs for people with cognitive and physical disabilities that expand their access to opportunities that promote physical fitness, health and wellness, increased self-esteem, and greater functional independence.

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center Rehab Hospital         (562) 933-9053
Therapeutic recreation department organized weekly recreation events

Team PossAbilities (909) 558-6384

Contact: Cotie Williams 
A community outreach program developed to offer disabled individuals a sense of community and provide activities and practical help to integrate them back into life-once again becoming valuable members of our communities.

Casa Colina Outdoor Adventure Program              (909) 596-7733 ext. 2216

Supervised adventure trips i.e. camping, snow skiing, sailing, rafting, water skiing

Wheelchair Sports, USA                  (636) 614-6784

1236 Jungermann Road, Ste A, St. Peters, MO 63376

World T.E.A.M. Sports                  (617) 512-7161

132 Turnpike Road, Ste 300, Southborough, MA 01772