HeartShare Human Services of New York
12 MetroTech Center, 29th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Provides educational, life skills, vocational training, residential, case management, recreational, family support and health care services for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
NAMI New York State
99 Pine Street, Suite 302
Albany, NY 12207
Provides public education on mental illness, including publications, information, referral, and support groups for friends and family members of the mentally ill.
Arthritis Foundation, New York Chapter
122 E. 42nd Street
New York, NY 10168
The Arthritis Foundation works to improve the lives of New Yorkers whom struggle every day with this serious health epidemic. Offering educational information, fund raising events, research grants, advocacy, activities and other vital programs and services.
The Brain Injury Association of New York State
10 Colvin Avenue
Albany, NY 12206-1242
Phone: 518-459-7911 / 800-228-8201
The Association provides information and referral services for individuals with traumatic brain injury.
Easter Seals New York
40 W. 37th Street,
New York, NY 10018
Provides people who are disabled with technical assistance, referrals, vocational training, assistive technology, rehabilitation, and job site analysis.
United Spinal Association
75-20 Astoria Boulevard
Jackson Heights, NY 11370
United Spinal Association's mission is to improve the quality of life of all people living with a spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D). They believe that despite living with a spinal cord injury or disease, a full, productive, and rewarding life is within the reach of anyone with the strength to believe it and the courage to make it happen.
Epilepsy Foundation of America (EFA)
8301 Professional Place
Landover, MD 20785-7223
Provides guidance on individual's legal rights with disabilities and refers them to appropriate local legal assistance.
The Epilepsy Institute
New York, NY 10006
Provides advocacy and legal services to people discriminated against because of epilepsy. They also offer counseling referrals and conduct community education.
The Greater New York Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association
P.O. Box 286444
New York, NY 10128
Phone: 888-NYC-SCIA (888-692-7242)
The Greater New York Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, a 501(c) 3 organization, would like to extend a hand in offering assistance to you or someone you know who has become disabled as a result of their injury or illness. As you may or may not already know currently there are between 250,000 - 400,000 people with spinal cord injuries; primarily due to falls, diving/car accidents, and neurotic diseases. The Greater New York Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association provides support for these individuals and their families giving them an opportunity to successfully continue their lives, healthcare, and rehabilitation after injury.
International Center for the Disabled (ICD)
340 E. 24th Street
New York, NY 10010
Provides multiple services for people with a variety of disabilities. These services include rehabilitation, vocational training, independent living skills, counseling, and a learning disability clinic.
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
733 Third Ave.,
New York, NY 10017
Offers help to people with multiple sclerosis (MS) in areas such as housing, Supplemental Security Income, job discrimination, and insurance. The Society also has an educational program to increase awareness of MS issues.
111 East 59th Street
The Sol and Lillian Goldman Building
New York, NY 10022-1202
Phone: 212-821-9200 / 800-829-0500
Provides services to people with vision loss (services are described in more detail under "Services for the Blind and Low Vision"). It conducts education and research programs that help people who are blind or visually impaired and advises them of the ADA laws.
National Amputation Foundation, Inc.
40 Church Street
Malverne, NY 11565
Provides information and services to veteran and civilian amputees and employers, as well as job training and placement for amputees.
United Cerebral Palsy of New York City (UCPNYC)
80 Maiden Lane
New York, NY 10038
Provides employment information and referral services to individuals with cerebral palsy and other severe disabilities, as well as assists with site accommodations, environmental controls, and assistive technology. UCP is located in all five boroughs.
LD Resources Foundation Inc
LD Resources Foundation is one of the few non-profit organizations focusing solely on the needs of adults with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorders in post secondary educational programs and in the workplace.
The Foundation's mission is to enable individuals with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorders to fully participate in academic, library and museum programs, and to successfully engage in employment through assistive technology awareness. Individual services, some of which are limited to individuals with financial need, include testing, mentoring, and providing the latest assistive technology and instruction.
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LD Resources Foundation, Inc
31 East 32nd Street, Suite 607
New York, NY 10016
Local NYC Independent Living Centers
Bronx Independent Living Services, Inc. (BILS)
4419 Third Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457
Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled (BCID)
27 Smith Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Harlem Independent Living Center (HILC)
289 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10027
Toll Free: 800-673-2371
Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York (CIDNY)
New York, NY 10003
80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 107
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
Staten Island Center for Independent Living (SICIL)
470 Castleton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301
Email contact: email@example.com
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