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Disability Resources

ADVOCACY, INC.

http://www.advocacyinc.org/index.cfm
Advocates for people with disabilities to protect and advance the legal, human and service rights of people with disabilities and to inform all individuals of the rights of people with disabilities and to inform and refer individuals to programs and services.

Americans with Disabilities Act – U.S. Department of Justice

http://www.ada.gov
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in everyday activities, such as buying an item at the store, going to the movies, enjoying a meal at a local restaurant, exercising at the health club, or having the car serviced at a local garage.

B-Line Para-Transit – Corpus Christi

http://www.ccrta.org/rider-info/programs/
B-Line Para-Transit service is shared ride public transportation for people whose disabilities prevent them from using regular accessible fixed-route service. B-Line is a curb-to-curb transportation service provided to riders who have been determined eligible using the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines. People with disabilities who are not prevented from using fixed route bus service by their disability would not qualify for B-Line service.

Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living

http://cbcil.org/
A consumer-controlled, non-residential, non-profit and cross-disability oriented, providing core services of information and referral, advocacy, peer counseling, and independent living skills training.

Del Mar College – Services for Students with Disabilities

http://www.delmar.edu/specserv/disability.html

Del Mar College is an “open door college” to students with disabilities who have a high school diploma or General Education Development Certificate. Students with documented disabilities must request reasonable accommodations through the Special Services Office on the campus where they expect to take the majority of their classes.

No resources currently available.
No resources currently available.

Goodwill South Texas

http://www.goodwillsouthtexas.com/

Disability Services (DS) is committed to providing Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi student’s with disabilities equal access and opportunity to discover, communicate, and apply knowledge and abilities. We foster a philosophy that encourages independence and assist students in realizing their academic potential. We facilitate the elimination of physical and attitudinal barriers that may encumber the academic success of a student with a disability. Our continued goal is to maintain an accessible community where students are challenged and diversity is celebrated

Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities

Committee on People with Disabilities
P.O. Box 12428
Austin   TX   78711
(512) 463-5742
(512) 463-5746 (TTY)
711 (Relay Service)
www.governor.state.tx.us/disabilities

No resources currently available.
No resources currently available.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

http://askjan.org/
JAN’s mission is to facilitate the employment and retention of workers with disabilities by providing employers, employment providers, people with disabilities, their family members and other interested parties with information on job accommodations, entrepreneurship, and related subjects.

No resources currently available.
No resources currently available.

MHMR of Nueces County

http://www.ncmhmr.org/
MHMR of Nueces County is a provider of services and supports to individuals with mental illness, mental retardation, developmental disabilities and their families. Our Center also serves as the Mental Health Authority and the Mental Retardation Authority for Nueces County. The Administration Office Building is located at 1630 S. Brownlee Street (at Six Points) in Corpus Christi, Texas 78404. Our business hours are from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

No resources currently available.

Office of Disability Employment Policy

http://www.dol.gov/odep/
The Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) provides national leadership on disability employment policy by developing and influencing the use of evidence-based disability employment policies and practices, building collaborative partnerships, and delivering authoritative and credible data on employment of people with disabilities.

No resources currently available.
No resources currently available.
No resources currently available.

South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind

http://www.stlb.net/
South Texas Lighthouse for the Blind has been changing the lives of individuals who are blind or visually impaired since 1964.  Since its humble beginning at a small warehouse on North Mesquite Street in Corpus Christi, the Lighthouse has grown from only three to nearly 200 employees, from a small building to a 70,000 square foot facility on over seven acres, and from providing brooms and mops to providing a series of office products, military supplies, services to government agencies and training opportunities to members of the community who are blind.

Southwest ADA Center

http://southwestada.org/
A consumer-controlled, non-residential, non-profit and cross-disability oriented, providing core services of information and referral, advocacy, peer counseling, and independent living skills training.

Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Texas Workforce Commission Vocational Rehabilitation Services
As of September 1, 2016, programs and services previously administered or delivered by the former Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) have been transferred by the Texas Legislature to the Texas Workforce Commission or the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Texas Workforce Solutions Vocational Rehabilitation Services provides services for people with disabilities to help them prepare for, obtain, retain or advance in employment.

Ticket to Work

https://yourtickettowork.com/
The Ticket to Work is an employment program for people with disabilities who are interested in going to work.

The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities

http://www.cotwd.org/about_us.html
Through governmental advocacy, public awareness activities, and professional disability consulting The Coalition of Texans with Disabilities ensures that persons with disabilities may work, live, learn, play and participate fully in the community of their choice.

Transportation Coordination Network of the Coastal Bend

http://coastalbendhealthfinder.com/patienttransport/tcncb.html
Connecting you to the ride you need. Provides a list of transportation providers and their services throughout the Coastal Bend.

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center

http://deafhhcenter.org/
“The Mission of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center of Corpus Christi is to provide a vital link of resources, services, and advocacy to persons of all ages experiencing hearing loss in a hearing world. 
A world of silence does not mean a silent community. “

Texas A & M University – Disability Services

http://disabilityservices.tamucc.edu/

Disability Services (DS) is committed to providing Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi student’s with disabilities equal access and opportunity to discover, communicate, and apply knowledge and abilities. We foster a philosophy that encourages independence and assist students in realizing their academic potential. We facilitate the elimination of physical and attitudinal barriers that may encumber the academic success of a student with a disability. Our continued goal is to maintain an accessible community where students are challenged and diversity is celebrated.

No resources currently available.
No resources currently available.

Work in Texas

http://www.workintexas.com
Work In Texas is the most comprehensive on-line job resource. At Work In Texas you can find a job, find an employee, and find another reason to love Texas.

No resources currently available.
No resources currently available.
No resources currently available.

2-1-1 Texas

https://www.211texas.org/211/
Links to State Agencies and Non-Profit Organizations that offer various disability services/programs within the State of Texas.

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