General Resources

  • Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) 
    The Association on Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD) is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities.
  • California Council of the Blind (CCB)
    As a statewide membership organization, CCB's mission is to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity, and quality of life for all Californians who are blind and visually impaired. Through CCB's offices in the Bay Area, Sacramento and Los Angeles, and its 40 local chapters and statewide special interest associations, the Council provides information and referral, technical assistance, advocacy, leadership development, publications, emergency funds, accessible technology loans, and scholarships. 
    1510 J Street #125
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    (916) 441-2100 
  • California Relay Service (CRS) 
    Relays calls between a person using a TDD/ and any other telephone user within the United States at no extra charge. Also allows a person without a TDD to call a TDD user. Users with MCI have no long distance charges on TDD/ calls. Also allows users to relay through the computer.
    For questions or comments e-mail consumeraffairs@ddtp.org or call (800) 867-4323 (TTY).
    View Hamilton CapTel to use the relay through the computer.
    To access CRS by phone dial 711 for both voice and TDD/ calls.
  • Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) 
    A national non-profit corporation, with local chapters, for children and adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
    CHADD of Yolo County 
    PO Box 739
    Davis, CA 95616
  • Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) 
    Vocational training, financial support with vocational training, advocacy information and job placement services for eligible adults with disabilities. 
    Woodland Branch: (530) 668-6824 
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI)
    NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe anxiety disorders, autism and pervasive developmental disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other severe and persistent mental illnesses.
    NAMI-Yolo County
    PO Box 447
    Davis, CA 95616
  • National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 
    The NIMH mission is to reduce the burden of mental illness and behavioral disorders through research on mind, brain, and behavior. Public information on mental disorders
  • Sacramento Society for the Blind  (SSB)
    The Society offers vision screenings, prescriptions for glasses, and has a store that sells products that advance independence and recreational opportunities for persons who are blind or have low vision. 
    1238 S Sreet
    Sacramento, CA 95811
    (916) 452-8271
  • Yolo County Department of Mental Health Services 
    Promotes mental well-being in the community through educational programs, information and referral, advocacy for the mentally ill and self help referrals, training and assistance. Provides crisis services, referral for medical help and counseling.
    (888) 965-6647
  • Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency 
    Information on General Assistance, In-Home Supportive Services, Medi-Cal, 
    AFDC, and food stamps.
    (530) 661-2750 



Before you go...
We also have detailed information for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Personal Assistants as well as some general Student Q&A.