Community Resources


  • CHADD 
    Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
    (CHADD) Works to improve the lives of people with ADHD.


  • ASPEN Network 
    15 Vallecito Lane
    Orinda, Ca 94563
    Provides families and individuals whose lives are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders with Education, Support and Advocacy.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Teaching Tips for Children and Adults with Autism

  • Care Parent Network 
    1340 Arnold Drive, Suite 115
    Martinez, Ca 94553
    Helps families meet the unique challenges of parenting a child with special needs.

  • Mt. Diablo Adult Education 
    1266 San Carlos Ave
    Concord Ca, 94518
    Transition Options Program (TOP) Provides education and support to adults with Asperger's, High Functioning Autism and other related disorders.

Blind/Low Vision

  • Adaptations (tech store) 
    1155 Market St, 10th Floor,
    San Francisco, Ca 94103
    Offers a wide variety of technology, and other solutions for blind and visually impaired people.

  • Lighthouse for the Blind San Francisco
    www.Lighthouse-sf.org1155 Market St, 10th Floor,
    San Francisco, Ca 94103
    Provides education, training, advocacy, and community for blind individuals in California.

Brain Injury

  • Mt. Diablo Adult Education 
    1266 San Carlos Ave
    Concord, Ca 94518
    On Track Program: Addresses the needs of adults who have suffered an acquired brain injury.

Deaf/Hearing Impaired

  • Hearing Loss Association of America East Bay Chapter 
    1260 A St
    Hayward, 94541
    Offers a variety of services for individuals with hearing loss including information, education, supportive services and support groups.

  • Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP)Provides telephone communications access for all deaf and disabled Californians. 

Intellectual/Developmental Disability

  • ARC George Miller Center 
    1340 Arnold Dr., Ste 127
    Martinez, 94553
    Enhances and enriches the lives of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

  • Futures Explored 
    4071 Port Chicago Hwy, Ste 140
    Concord, 94520
    Provides life skills and work related training to adults with developmental disabilities.

  • Regional Center of the East Bay
    1320 Willow Pass Rd., Ste 300
    Concord, Ca 94520
    Supports persons with developmental disabilities and their families with the tools needed to achieve lives of quality and satisfaction, and builds partnerships that result in inclusive communities

  • Mt. Diablo Adult Education 
    1266 San Carlos Ave
    Concord, 94518
    Life Skills Program Provides training in independent living skills, pre-vocational skills, social/relationship skills, computer skills and functional academics.

Learning Disability

Mental Health

  • Mental Health America 
    Addresses the needs of those living with mental illness and promotes the overall mental health of all Americans.

  • N.A.M.I
    2151 Salvio St, Ste V
    Concord, Ca 94520
    A grass roots organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

  • S.A.M.H.S.A.
    Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Hotline.
    National help line for individuals and families facing mental and or substance disorders.

  • Putnam Clubhouse
    3024 Willow Pass Rd., Suite 230
    Concord, Ca 94519
    Helps clients recover from the effects of mental illness to lead a personally satisfying and productive life through work and work-mediated relationships.

Muscular Dystrophy

1080 Marina Village Pkwy, Ste 500
Alameda, Ca 94501

General Disabilities

  • Department of Rehabilitation
    1485 Civic Court Ste. 1100
    Concord, CA 94520
    Antioch: Phone: 925-754-7700; TDD: 925-676-5623
    Concord: Phone: 925-602-3953; TDD: 925-676-5623
    Richmond: Phone: 510-232-7062; TDD 510-412-1430
    Works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living, and equality for individuals with disabilities.

  • A.L.I.V.E.
    808 West Third Street
    Antioch, Ca 94509
    Actively Living and Involved in a Variety of Endeavors. Services primarily consumers with significant physical and some mental disabilities.

  • Independent Living Resources

1850 Gateway Blvd., Ste. 120
Concord, Ca 94520
A non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with any type of disability live normal, independent lives.

3075 Adeline Street, Suite 155
Berkeley, Ca 94703
A nonprofit that works to fully integrate people with disabilities into the communities around them via research, policy, and consulting efforts.


  • B.O.R.P
    Bay Area Outreach and Recreation Program

3075 Adeline Street, Suite 200
Berkeley, CA 94703-2578
-Adaptive Cycling
-Adventures and outings
-Adult Wheelchair Basketball
-Power Soccer
-Youth Sports Program
-Access Northern California
-Veterans Outreach

  • Local ADA Trails
    Briones to Mt. Diablo Trail, Walnut Creek
    Contra Costa Canal Trail, Walnut Creek
    Rancho San Antonio, San Antonio Preserve


  • Tourette Association of America (Northern CA/Hawaii)
    Tain Court
    Brentwood. Ca 94513
    Supports the needs of individuals and families affected by Tourette Syndrome and Tic disorders.

Living/Community Support

  • Center for Independent Living 
    3075 Adeline Street, Suite 100
    Berkeley, CA. 94703
    Provides advocacy and services that increase awareness, collaboration, and opportunity among people with disabilities and the community at large.

  • Disability Inclusion Network 
    Sacramento, Ca
    Provides a safe understanding place for people with disabilities to hang out.

  • Ed Roberts Campus 
    3075 Adeline, Suite 105
    Berkeley, CA 94703
    Houses the offices of the collaborating organizations as well as fully accessible meeting rooms, a computer/media resource center, a fitness center, a cafe, and a child development center"


Other resources

  •  AIDS Hotline- 1-800-342-2437
  • Alcoholics Anonymous - 925-939-4155
  • Battered Women - 888-215-5555
  • Child Protective Services - 925-646-1680
  • Contra Costa Crisis and Suicide - 800-833-2900
  • Rape Crisis - 1-800-670-7273
  • Student Health Services (free counseling) - 1-800-227-1060