Disabilities

General Disability Information

  • Disability nonprofit offers life insurance, prescription card, no fee credit cards, and affiliation with digital federal credit union with AT, home mod and van loans
    http://www.aapd.com
  • Medicare, Social Security Disability, Social Security Retirement, SSI, etc.
    http://www.ssa.gov

Utah Disability Organizations

  • Access Utah Network
    800-333-8824 (Statewide information and referral service on disability-related issues, services, used & new equipment, and the ADA)
  • Ability Foundation
    801-261-5738 http://www.abilityfound.org (Provides some assistive technology devices to individuals with disabilities. Need service provider or therapist evaluation)
  • Aging & Adult Services
    877-424-4640, http://www.hsdaas.utah.gov (Provides variety of home and community based services, including some low-tech devices for people 60 and older and protects seniors and adults with disabilities from abuse, neglect and exploitation)
  • AgrAbility of Utah
    877-225-1860, http://www.usu.edu/aste/agrability (Connects farmers with disabilities to services, conducts work-site analysis, modifies equipment and the environment)
  • Allies with Families
    801-433-2595, http://www.allieswithfamilies.org (Offers support and resources for parents and their children with disabilities)
  • ARC of Utah
    800-371-3060, http://www.arcutah.org (Resource referral, educational programs, training and recycled computers for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities)
  • Assist, Inc.
    801-355-7085, http://www.assistutah.org (Housing and accessibility design assistance to nonprofit and community groups and low income persons with disabilities; home repair for SLC)
  • Autism Council of Utah
    http://www.autismcouncilofutah.org (Independent council offering information on a number of different resources, treatment and programs, adult services, caregiver services, research, and collaboration)
  • Baby Watch Early Intervention
    800-961-4226, http://www.utahbabywatch.org (Provides early identification and developmental services statewide for families with children birth to three)
  • Brain Injury Association of Utah
    900-281-8442, http://www.biau.org (Non-profit that provides education and support for prevention and recovery of brain injury in Utah)
  • Centers for Independent Living
    Utah CIL 800-355-2195 (SLC); Options 753-5353 Voice/ TTY, (Logan); Active Re-entry, 637-4950, (Price); Red Rock Center; 800-649-2340, V & TTY, (St. George); Tri County ILC, 612-3215 V, 612-3732 TTY, (Ogden); Central Utah CIL, 373-5044 Voice/TTY, (Provo) (Provides services to facilitate independence and full participation in the community and AT devices as funding allows for low income clients)
  • Center for Persons with Disabilities
    Utah State University, 866-284-2821, http://www.cpdusu.org (Education, research, training, services, awareness)
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs
    UDOH 800-829-8200 http://www.health.utah.gov/cshcn (Provide clinics, assessments, health services statewide)
  • Child Care Resource and Referral
    866-438-4847 http://www.cssutah.org (Connects families to child care throughout Utah.
  • Community Services Council/Lifecare
    801-978-2452 (Provides services including wheelchairs, prescriptions, home repair, visits, furniture to SL/Davis low income residents)
  • Computer Center for Citizens with Disabilities
    888-866-5550 (Provides assessment and demonstration of adaptive computers including hardware, software, switches, etc.)
  • Digital Federal Credit Union
    800-328-8797, http://www.aapd.com (Loans for home modifications, assistive devices, adaptive computers, and adaptive vans nationwide)
  • Disability Law Center
    800-662-9080, 800-550-4182 TTY, http://www.disabilitylawcenter.org (Explains rights, negotiates, and represents in hearings. Free to eligible clients statewide)
  • Division of Mental Health
    801-538-3939 (Mental health treatment services and prevention)
  • Division of Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired (DSBVI)
    800-284-1823 (Computer evaluation and training, orientation and mobility services, daily living skills, home repair courses, low vision screening, deaf/blind services, and assistive technology training. Services provided at the Center and in the community statewide
  • Division of Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    800-860-4860, http://www.deafservices.utah.gov (I & R; resources on hearing loss; assistive listening and alerting devices available for demonstration and loan)
  • Division of Services for People with Disabilities
    800-837-6811 (Provides home and community-based services, supported employment, some devices, housing services; job placement; family support, respite, IL skills training for people with intellectual disabilities, cerebral palsy, autism, seizure disorders, brain injury, and motor if canít use two limbs)
  • Epilepsy Association of Utah
    801-566-5949, http://www.epilespyut.org (Support groups, mentoring program, annual conference, summer camp)
  • Eyecare4kids
    801-255-8525 http://www.eyecare4kids.org (Provides eye screenings and glasses)
  • GlobusRelief Fund
    801-977-0444 (Large variety of devices, educational & medical supplies to nonprofit partners at 5% of cost, including some Centers for Independent Living & UATF)
  • Hearing Aid Recycling Program
    800-829-8200, option 5 (Recycled hearing aids for low income children at no charge through the Health Department)
  • Hear Now
    1-800-648-4327 (Hearing aids for low income adults for small fee)
  • Home Choice
    866-493-4500, 435-753-1112 (Provides financial and mortgage assistance for low income persons with disabilities)
  • Learning Disabilities Association of Utah
    801-553-9156, http://www.ldautah.org (Helps individuals with learning disabilities through education, support and advocacy)
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association of Utah
    801-438-0280, http://www.mdausa.org (Information, services and funding support for the care of treatment of neuromuscular diseases)
  • NAMI Utah
    877-230-6264, http://www.namiut.org (Nonprofit that provides self-help, support and advocacy to consumers, families, friends of people with severe mental illness)
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Utah Chapter
    801-493-0113, http://www.fightmsutha.org (Provides information on MS, support, independent living, accessibility, and employment)
  • PeopleFirst of Utah
    800-323-8824 http://www.utahddc.org (Self-advocacy organization with over 20 groups throughout Utah with monthly educational meetings)
  • Relay Utah Network
    800-346-4128, 801-530-6638 V/TTY (Provides telephone relay services and free telephone relay and hearing equipment to low income people statewide who are Deaf, Deaf-blind, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities)
  • Social Security Administration
    801-524-4115 http://www.ssa.gov (Medicare, Social Security Disability Social Security Retirement, Survivors, Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Tourette Syndrome Association Utah
    866-274-0700, http://www.tsa-utah.org (Education and support for individuals with Tourette Syndrome and their families)
  • UCAT (Utah Center for Assistive Technology)
    888-866-5550 (I & R, training, recycled equipment, and demonstration of a variety of AT devices, including adaptive computers)
  • UCARE
    801-538-4608 http://www.ucare.utah.gov (Provides help, information, training and resources for seniors, caregivers, and professionals)
  • UCB Credit Union
    801-323-4396 (Low interest loans equipment for the blind).
  • UHCCF (The United Healthcare Children's Foundation)
    www.uhccf.org (Provides $5,000 to help low income children 16 or younger who need treatment, therapy, prescriptions, services, or equipment not covered by health benefit plans. Not available to Medicaid/SCHIP recipients)
  • USDB (Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind)
    800-990-9328 (Disability determination services; Therapists (low vision, occupational, physical); Audiologists; Early intervention; Deaf-Blind Services; Library; Foundation; Special Education Services)
  • Utah Assistive Technology Foundation
    800-524-5152 (Low interest loans to purchase assistive devices, adapted vans, agricultural equipment and home modifications)
  • Utah Assistive Technology Program
    800-52405152 http://www.uatpat.org (Information, coordination, referral and training on assistive technology devices and services)
  • Utah Clicks
    http://www.utahclicks.org (Program that helps people complete and submit paperwork for Medicaid, Head Start, CHIP, CSHCN, Baby Watch, Baby your Baby, Early Head Start)
  • Utah Developmental Disabilities Council
    800-333-8824, http://www.utahddc.org (Provides statewide information, advocacy, leadership, project grant funding and collaboration)
  • Utah Down Syndrome Foundation
    877-499-8373, http://www.udsf.org (14 chapters throughout state that provide outreach, training, counseling, support, information and activities)
  • Utah Family Voices
    800-468-1160 http://www.familyvoices.org (Grassroots organization that provides information, training, and support to families who have children with disabilities)
  • Utah Information & Referral Center
    211 or 888-826-9790 http://www.informationandreferral.org (Free information & referral on community resources and services, volunteer opportunities)
  • Utah Parent Center
    800-468-1160 http://www.utahparentcenter.org (Conferences, training, family/peer support groups statewide, advocacy, information and referral, disability resources)
  • Utah State Library for the Blind
    800-662-5540 (Braille, large print, and audio books; playback equipment and a radio loaned to registered readers for use without charge)
  • Veteranís Administration
    800-613-4012 (Educational/vocational services and technology)
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
    801-538-7530, 800-473-7530 (Provides vocational rehabilitation services, counseling, job placement, medical/psychological treatment and assistive technology)
  • Work Ability Utah
    877-246-9675 http://www.workabilityutah.org (I & R, work incentives, supports)