Resources

California

ADA Center
Pacific ADA Center
555 12th Street, Suite 1030
Oakland, CA, 94607
(800) 949-4232 (V/TTY) (510) 285-5600 (V/TTY)
adatech@adapacific.org
http://www.adapacific.org

Assistive Technology
California Assistive Technology System
Department of Rehabilitation
2000 Evergreen Street
Sacramento, CA, 95815
(916) 274-6325 (V/TTY)
http://www.dor.ca.gov

Autism
Autism Society of California
PO Box 1355
Glendora, CA, 91740 (800) 869-7069
ca-california@autismsocietyofamerica.org
http://www.autismsocietyca.org

CHIP Program
(Health care for low-income uninsured children)
Insure Kids Now
(877) 543-7669 
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/state/ca/index.html

Community Parent Resource Center
Parents CAN
1909 Jefferson St. Napa, CA, 94559
(707) 253-7444
parents@parentscan.org
http://www.parentscan.org

Fiesta Educativa, Inc. (Serving E. Los Angeles)
161 S. Avenue 24
Los Angeles, CA, 90031-2299
(323) 221-6696
info@fiestaeducativa.org
http://www.fiestaeducativa.org

Foster Youth Resources for Education (FYRE)
(Serving Alameda County)
3075 Adeline St., Suite 210
Berkeley, CA, 94703
(800) 348-4232 (510) 644-2555
info@dredf.org
http://www.dredf.org

Fuerza, Inc.
1340 E. McWood Street
West Covina, CA, 91790
(800) 200-4323
fuerz@fuerzainc.org
http://www.fuerzainc.org

Chinese Parents Association for the Disabled (Serving Los Angeles and Orange Counties)
P.O. Box 2884
San Gabriel, CA, 91778
(626) 307-3837
chen_rachel@hotmail.com
http://www.cpad.org

Vietnamese Parents of Disabled Children Association (Serving Orange and Los Angeles County)
7526 Syracuse Avenue
Stanton, CA, 90680
(714) 527-9216
contact@vpdca.org

D D Council
California State Council on Developmental Disabilities
1507 21st Street, Suite 210
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(866) 802-0514 (916) 322-8481
council@scdd.ca.gov
http://www.scdd.ca.gov

Developmental Disabilities
(providing services and support for infants, children, and adults with developmental disabilities)
Department of Developmental Services
California Health and Human Services Agency
1600 9th Street, Room 240
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 654-1897
http://www.dds.ca.gov

Early Intervention
Part C Coordinator
Children and Family Services Branch
Department of Developmental Services
1600 9th Street, Room 330, MS 3-8
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(800) 515-2229 (916) 654-2773
ringraha@dds.ca.gov
http://www.dds.ca.gov/EarlyStart/Home.cfm

Epilepsy
Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County
2055 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA, 92104
(619) 296-0161
info@epilepsysandiego.org
http://www.epilepsysandiego.org

Epilepsy Foundation Greater Los Angeles 
5777 W. Century Boulevard, Suite 820
Los Angeles, CA, 90045
(800) 564-0445/(310) 670-2870
help@endepilepsy.org
http://endepilepsy.org/

Independent Living

Juvo
Provider of behavioral health services for individuals with autism and other special needs to lead independent lives and achieve their full potential.
www.juvobh.org

To find the contact information for the Statewide
Independent Living Council (SILC) in your state, contact:
Independent Living Research Utilization Project
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research
2323 South Sheppard, Suite 1000
Houston, TX, 77019
(713) 520-0232 (V) (713) 520-5136 (TTY) ilru@ilru.org
http://www.ilru.org

To find the contact information for centers for independent living (CILs) in your state, contact:
National Council on Independent Living
1710 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, DC, 20036
(202) 207-0334 (V) (202) 207-0340 (TTY)
ncil@ncil.org
http://www.ncil.org

Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
The Arc of California
1225 Eighth Street, Suite 350
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 552-6619
tony@thearcca.org
http://www.thearcca.org/

Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities Association of California
808 West Balboa Blvd.
Newport Beach, CA, 92661
(909) 621-1494
contact@ldaca.org
http://ldaamerica.org

Mental Health
Mental Health Association in California
1127 11th Street, Suite 925
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 557-1167
rselix@mhac.org
http://www.mhac.org

United Advocates for Children and Families
2035 Hurley Way, Suite 290
Sacramento, CA, 95825
(866) 643-1530 (916) 643-1530
information@uacc4families.org
http://www.uacf4hope.org

NAMI California
1010 Hurley Way, Suite 195
Sacramento, CA, 95825
(916) 567-0163
support@namicalifornia.org
http://www.NAMICalifornia.org

Mediation
Department of Education
Special Education Division
1430 N Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 323-2196
http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/

Mental Health
Department of Mental Health
1501 Capitol Avenue, MS4000
P.O. Box 997413
Sacramento, CA, 95899
(916) 440-7800
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/Pages/MentalHealthPrograms-Svcs.aspx

Mental Health -Youth
Children and Family Services
California Department of Mental Health
1600 9th Street, Room 100
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 651-2024
http://www.childsworld.ca.gov/

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)
California State PTA
2327 L Street
Sacramento, CA, 95816
(916) 440-1985
info@capta.org
http://www.capta.org/

Parent Training and Information Center (PTI)
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund, Inc. (DREDF)
3075 Adeline Street, Suite 210
Berkeley, CA, 94703
(800) 348-4232 (510) 644-2555
info@dredf.org
http://www.dredf.org

MATRIX Parent Network and Resource Center
94 Galli Drive, Suite C
Novato, CA, 94949
(800) 578-2592 (415) 884-3535
info@matrixparents.org
http://www.matrixparents.org

Parents Helping Parents
1400 Parkmoor, Suite 100
San Jose, CA, 95126
(408) 727-5775
(408) 748-8339 (TTY)
info@php.com
http://www.php.com

Rowell Family Empowerment of Northern CA
962 Maraglia St.
Redding, CA, 96002
(530) 226-5129 (877) 227-3471
http://www.rfenc.org

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities
1663 Mission Street, 7th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94110-3111
(415) 282-7494 (Program office)
(415) 920-5040 (Family Resource Center)
http://www.supportforfamilies.org

Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)
100 W. Cerritos Avenue
Anaheim, CA, 92805
(866) 828-8275 (714) 533-8275
task@taskca.org
http://www.taskca.org

Team of Advocates for Special Kids (TASK)  San Diego
3180 University Ave. Ste. 430
San Diego, CA, 92104
(877) 609-3218 (619) 282-0846
task@taskca.org
http://www.taskca.org

Parent-to-Parent
P2P at Parents Helping Parents, Inc.
1400 Parkmoor Ave.
San Jose, CA, 95126-3429
(408) 727-5775
http://www.php.com

Preschool, Disabilities
Special Education Division
Administrative Services Unit
Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 530
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 327-3547
http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/

Protection & Advocacy
Disability Rights California
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA, 95811-4114
(800) 952-5544 (In CA)
916-504-5800 (800) 719-5798 (TTY)
info@disabilityrightsca.org
http://www.disabilityrightsca.org

Relay Services
(800) 735-2922 (V)
(800) 735-2929 (TTY); 711 (TTY)
(800) 854-7784 (Speech to Speech)

Special Education
Special Education Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 445-4602
http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se

Special Health Care Needs
Children’s Medical Services Branch
PO Box 997413, MS 0000
Sacramento, CA, 95899-7413
http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/Pages/CMS.aspx

Speech, Language, and Hearing
California Speech-Language-Hearing Association
(CSHA)
(representing speech-language pathologists and audiologists)
825 University Avenue
Sacramento, CA, 95825-6724
(916) 921-1568
CSHA@CSHA.org
http://www.CSHA.org

State Web Site
Connect with your state’s official website to find all manner of state agencies and information, including how to contact your governor and/or your representatives in the Senate and House:
http://www.ca.gov/

Transition Services
Transition Services and Work Ability
Special Education Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 2401
Sacramento, CA, 95814
http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/sr/wrkabltyI.asp

UCEDD
Tarjan Center, a UCEDD
University of California, Los Angeles
11075 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA, 90095
(310) 825-5054
MForgacs@mednet.ucla.edu
http://www.semel.ucla.edu/tarjan

UCEDD at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
University of Southern California
4650 Sunset Boulevard
Mailstop #53
Los Angeles, CA, 90027
(323) 361-2300 (213) 480-4192 (TTY)
uscucedd@chla.usc.edu
http://www.uscucedd.org/

UCEDD at the UC Davis MIND Institute
UC Davis Health System
2825 50th Street
Sacramento, CA, 95817
(916) 703-0235
http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/ddcenter/

Vocational Education, Disabilities
Secondary, Postsecondary and Adult Leadership Division
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 4503
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 445-2652
painswor@cde.ca.gov
http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/

Department of Rehabilitation
721 Capitol Mall
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 324-1313 (VOICE)
(916) 558-5807 (TTY)
ExternalAffairs@dor.ca.gov
http://www.dor.ca.gov

Other Organizations
California Association of School Psychologists
1400 K Street, Suite 311
Sacramento, CA, 95814
(916) 444-1595
memberservices@casponline.org
http://www.casponline.org

Easter Seals Bay Area
180 Grand Avenue, Suite 300
Oakland, CA, 94612
(510) 835-2131, ext. 126
mpelfini@esba.org
http://www.eastersealsbayarea.org

Family Resource Network (Serving Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus & Tuolumne Counties)
5250 Claremont Avenue, Suite 239
Stockton, CA, 95207
(800) 847-3030 (in 5 county region)
(209) 472-3674 frnfamilies@aol.com
http://www.frcn.orgP