Category Archives: Disability and Special Needs

Institute on Aging

Institute on Aging is a community-based nonprofit serving older adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for adults as they age by enabling them to maintain their health, well being, independence …
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Santa Clara Valley Blind Center

Santa Clara Valley Blind Center

For more than 50 years, SCVBC has provided support to individuals facing the uncertainties, fears, and challenges related to uncorrectable vision loss. We are a community-based organization dedicated to increasing the confidence, independence, and quality of life of the blind …
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Creativity Explored

Creativity Explored

Mission Statement Creativity Explored advances the value and diversity of artistic expression. We provide artists with developmental disabilities the means to create, exhibit, and sell their art in our studios and gallery, and around the world. Our Commitment We are …
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Camping Unlimited

Camping Unlimited

Camping Unlimited is a non-profit organization providing special needs children and adults a full program of recreation, education, fun and adventure. Our program encourages independence, nurtures responsibility, develops competence and builds lifelong friendships in a warm supportive atmosphere of planned …
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Books Aloud

Books Aloud

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for people unable to benefit directly from the printed page by providing a service to stimulate minds, stir emotions and foster independence through our “Reading by Listening” program. Books Aloud is …
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Bookshare

Bookshare

People with print disabilities deserve to enjoy reading as much as all other readers. Yet, currently fewer than five percent of the books needed by people with print disabilities are available in accessible formats such as digital text or digital …
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Best Buddies California

Best Buddies California

Our Mission To establish a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Our Vision To put Best Buddies out of business. Our Goals Best Buddies created …
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Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors

Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors

The Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors (BAADS) seeks to make all aspects of sailing accessible. To fulfill this mission, we offer dinghy sailing every Saturday and keelboat sailing every Sunday out of South Beach Marina, adjacent to AT&T Park. …
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Parents Helping Parents

Parents Helping Parents

PHP’s mission is to help children and adults with special needs receive the support and services they need to reach their full potential by providing information, training, and resources to build strong families and improve systems of care. “Parents are …
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Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Jewish Family and Children's Services

JFCS’ volunteer programs support and strengthen families and individuals of all ages. In addition to serving those in need, we are committed to promoting a connection to community and fulfillment among our volunteers. JFCS serves as an extended family to …
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