Community Based Agencies Serving People with Disabilities

Aids Legal Referral Panel mission is to help people with HIV/AIDS maintain or improve their health by resolving their legal issues. They accomplish this mission by providing free and low-cost legal services to people with HIV/AIDS in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Arc of San Francisco is a nonprofit learning and career center for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. They provide vital postsecondary education, life skills, career, independent living, health and wellness advocacy and recreation services that empower their clients to achieve their highest potential and live a fulfilling quality of life.

Community Living Campaign strengthens and mobilizes individuals and organizations to assure every person’s right to live in community. Their strategy is to leverage the power of relationships to improve services and support.

Golden Gate Regional Center provides services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities.

Hearing and Speech Center of Northern California provides life-long professional services to support all people with hearing loss or communication difficulties in achieving their goals.

Homebridge provides quality, customer-focused home care delivered by an appropriately skilled workforce to allow the elderly and people with disabilities to live safely in their homes and in the communities of their choice.

IN:SAN FRANCISCO supports people with intellectual developmental disabilities in many aspects of life. They serve a diverse group of participants who are as varied as the general population in working towards a comfortable safe place to live, a job so they can be self-sufficient, and lasting healthy relationships

Independent Living Resource Center of San Francisco ensures that people with disabilities are full social and economic partners, both within their families and in a fully accessible community.

Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired promotes the equality and self-reliance of people who are blind or visually impaired through rehabilitation training, employment placement, Enchanted Hills Camp and other relevant services.

Mental Health Association of San Francisco has a variety of programs dedicated to promoting the wellness of persons experiencing mental health challenges as well as those who support them.

Pomeroy Recreation & Rehabilitation Center has a mission to provide recreational, vocational, and educational opportunities for people with disabilities through programs and services that encourage self-expression, promote personal achievement, and lead to greater independence. 

San Francisco In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Public Authority connects low income seniors and people with disabilities to qualified IHSS providers, so they may live healthier, happier and safer lives at home and engaged in the community.

Senior and Disability Action mobilizes and educates seniors and people with disabilities to fight for individual rights and social justice. Through individual support and collective action, they work together to create a city and world in which seniors and people with disabilities can live well and safely.

Support for Families of Children with Disabilities is a parent-run San Francisco-based nonprofit organization. They support families of children with any kind of disability or special health care need as they face challenges.

Swords to Plowshares is a community-based not-for-profit organization that provides counseling and case management, rapid re-housing and eviction prevention services, employment and training, supportive housing, and legal benefits assistance for low-income, homeless and at-risk veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Toolworks social services are designed to maximize independence and inclusion in the community for people across the disability spectrum, and include programs that support people to live in their own homes with the degree of support they need, to prepare for and gain employment, and to access their communities through referral and information, connection with resources, and opportunities to volunteer, go to college, and become strong self-advocates.

Creativity Explored is a studio-based collective in San Francisco that partners with developmentally disabled artists to celebrate and nurture the creative potential in all of us. CE provides space, training, supplies, and professional opportunities to share artwork with the community.