Looking for government disability assistance programs? Here's a list of helpful resources to start your search.


  • USA.gov – USA.gov is an online guide to government information and services.

    • Federal Agencies

      Find contact information for U.S. federal government departments and agencies including websites, emails, phone numbers, addresses, and more.

    • Disability Programs

      If you have a disability, learn about the different government and local disability programs and services available.

    • Disability Rights

      Read about disability civil rights under federal law.

  • Benefits.gov – The official benefits website of the United States Government.

  • Ncd.gov - National Council on Disabilities.

    • Disability Resources

      A list of resources for people with disabilities at the state and federal levels curated by the National Council on Disability (NCD). The NCD is an independent federal agency that provides advice and recommendations to the president, congress, and executive branch agencies.

  • iCanConnect.org – National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program

    • Free Equipment and Training

      iCanConnect, also known as the National Deaf-Blind Equipment Distribution Program, is a federal program that provides people with both significant vision and hearing loss with free equipment and training. The program is administered locally in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands.


  • DOR.ca.gov – California Department of Rehabilitation

    • Programs

      A list of the available services and programs provided by the California Department of Rehabilitation.

  • Ca.gov - Information on state-funded services and programs.

  • Edd.ca.gov - Employment Development Department

  • DHCS.ca.gov - Department of Healthcare Services

    • Disability Services

      This webpage contains information about disability services and resources from the Department of Healthcare Services.

  • Dgs.gov - Dept. of General Services

    • Disability Access

      The mission of the California Commission on Disability Access is to promote disability access in California through dialogue and collaboration.

  • CaliforniaPhones.org – California Telephone Access Program

    • Free Phones

      California Phones from the California Telephone Access Program (CTAP) provides free specialized phones and accessories for your mobile phone to all qualified Californians. These devices make it easier to hear, dial, and call. California Phones is a program of the California Public Utilities Commission.

  • 211ca.org – 2-1-1 California

    • Free Health Information

      211 is a free information and referral service that connects people to health and human services in their community 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

City and Regional

  • LAcity.org - Los Angeles city website

    • Disability Resources

      The Los Angeles Department of Disability's list of resources for people with disabilities.

  • SFgov.org/mod - San Francisco Mayor's Office on Disability

  • 211connectingpoint.org

    • Northern California Emergency Services

      The 211 Connecting Point has information on local services, emergency or disaster recovery assistance in the Nevada County, Placer County, or Tahoe/Truckee region.

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