State disability service programs include: Alabama Cares Phone: 888-617-0500 Alabama Cares is a program designed to support family caregivers by providing training, assistance, and resources to help them take care of their aging loved ones and themselves.
Alabama Connect Phone: (800) 243-5463 a statewide database of organizations, which provide services to older adults, individuals with disabilities and their family members.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Phone: (800) 478-2815 Their mission is to assist individuals with disabilities to obtain and maintain employment.
Grants are awarded in five-year cycles (the current cycle is 2006-2011).
Each SCI Model Systems Center contributes to the SCI Model Systems Data Center, participates in independent and collaborative research, and provides information and resources to individuals with SCI, their family and care givers, health care professionals and the general public.
Statewide Technology Access and Response System for Alabamians with Disabilities (STAR) Phone: (800) 441-7607 Contact: Rosalyn Glover Phone: (334) 281-8780 The mission of the STAR program is to enhance independence, productivity and quality of life for all Alabamians with disabilities through access to assistive technology devices and services.
Additional programs or resources located in this state include: Ability Loan Program 1-800-STAR-656 (in state only) (334) 293-7008 (office) The program is an Alternative Financing Program for individuals with disabilities and their families to borrow money at a low-interest or extended-terms for the purchase of assistive technology, adaptive equipment and related services.
Challenge Alaska Phone: (888) 430-2738 Challenge Alaska (CA) is a non-profit organization that provides sports and therapeutic recreation opportunities for those with disabilities.
Disability Law Center of Alaska Phone: (800) 478-1234 Disability Law Center (DLC) is an independent non-profit organization that provides legal advocacy services for people with disabilities anywhere in Alaska.
Alabama Work Incentives Network Phone: (866) 259-1745 ALA-WIN (Alabama Work Incentives Network) is a statewide program that helps Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) beneficiaries, between the ages of 14 and 64, understand their work options so that they may make more informed choices regarding employment.
Impaired Drivers Trust Fund Phone: (888) 879-4607 These proceeds are used as payer of last resort for the costs of care provided to Alabamians who have survived neuro-trauma with head or spinal cord injury.
Where to Turn Manual Alaska’s Resource for For Children and Adults with Disabilities.