Disability Resources in Georgia: Find Local Services & Support Groups

State of Georgia Disability Agencies
Office of Comm. Of Insurance & Safety – Caregiver Fire Safety Training
Georgia ADA Coordinator’s Office
Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities
Georgia Department of Community Health
Georgia Department of Human Services
Georgia Department of Labor
Georgia Department of Public Health – Coastal Health District
Georgia Office of Commissioner of Insurance and Safety Fire
Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity
Georgia Medicaid
Office of Disability Services Ombudsman

General Disability Services In Georgia
CDC Disability and Health State Profile Data for Georgia
United Way 211 – Georgia

Advocacy For Disability Rights In Georgia
Georgia Advocacy Office
Southeast ADA Center

Aging and Senior Resources In Georgia
AARP – Georgia
Aging and Disability Resource Connection
Georgia DHS Division of Aging Services
Georgia Council on Aging
Senior Living – Georgia

Alzheimer’s Resources In Georgia
Alzheimer’s Association – Georgia
Department of Human Services – div of Aging Services

Arthritis Resources In Georgia
Arthritis Foundation – Georgia

Arts For The Disabled In Georgia
Georgia Artists with Disabilities
Circus Arts Institute

Assistive Technology Services In Georgia
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
Georgia Dept of Education Special Ed Services and Supports
Tools for Life – Georgia Tech

Asthma and Allergy Services In Georgia
Georgia Department of Public Health – Asthma

Attention Deficit Disorder
See Learning Disabilities.

Autism Resources In Georgia
Autism Speaks – Georgia
CDC – Autism Spectrum Disorder in Georgia
Marcus Autism Center
Spectrum Autism Support, Education & Resources
Georgia Dept of Education – Autism

Birth Defect Services In Georgia
CDC – Birth Defects
Georgia Dept of Public Health – Birth Defects
March of Dimes -Georgia
National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome – Georgia

Blind Services In Georgia
Center for the Visually Impaired
Georgia Academy of the Blind
Georgia Council of the Blind
Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS)
Georgia Lions Lighthouse
Georgia Radio Reading Service
Hadley – Empowering Adults with Vision Loss or Blindness
National Federation of the Blind – Georgia
Prevent Blindness – Georgia
Vision Rehabilitation Services of Georgia

Brain Injury Services In Georgia
Brain Injury Association of Georgia
Georgia Dept of Education – Traumatic Brain Injury
Pilot International –Georgia District

Cancer Resources In Georgia
American Cancer Society in Georgia
Cancer Foundation of Georgia
Cure Childhood Cancer
Georgia Breast Cancer Coalition
Georgia Ovarian Cancer Alliance
Susan B. Komen Coastal Georgia
West Central Georgia Cancer Coalition

Caregiver Support In Georgia
Bobby Dodd Institute –Family Support
Caregiver Fire Safety Training
Creative Community Services – Therapeutic Foster Care
Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power & Potential – Parent Toolkit

Cerebral Palsy Resources In Georgia
United Cerebral Palsy of Georgia

DHS div of Family and Children Services -ADA
Families of Children Under Stress (FOCUS)
Georgia Parent Support Network
Lekotec to Georgia
Parent 2 Parent of Georgia
Resurgens Charitable Foundation

Communication Disorders
Georgia Speech, Language, Hearing Association

Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Georgia Chapter

Deafness and Hearing Impairments
Georgia Association of the Deaf
Georgia Center of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
CaringWorks Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program
Rainbow Alliance of the Deaf

Developmental Disabilities
Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)
The Arc Georgia
Georgia Dept. of Public Health – Babies Can’t Wait
The Jessamine Place

American Diabetes Association – Georgia
Diabetes Association of Atlanta
Georgia Dept. of Community Health – Diabetes

Down Syndrome
Down Syndrome Association of Georgia
Chattahoochee Valley Down Syndrome Association

Center for Leadership in Disability
Georgia Dept of Education – Special Education
Georgia Parent Mentors Partnership

Education, Higher & Adult
Disability Resource Center at the University of Georgia
Georgia State University – Access and Accommodations Center

Ability Links
Bobby Dodd Institute – Employment
Disabled Person (Job search website)
Georgia Commission on Equal Opportunity
Parent to Parent – Employment

Epilepsy Foundation Georgia

Financial Assistance/Information
Need Help Paying Bills
Parent to Parent – Georgia
Georgia Benefits: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
Benefits: Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
The Mobility Resource – Georgia Disability Grants

Fragile X Syndrome
Emory Magazine Article

Head Injuries
See Brain Injuries and Disorders

Health (General)
Georgia Department of Public Health

Heart Disorders
American Heart Association – Georgia

Hemophilia of Georgia

HIV and AIDS Services In Georgia
AID Atlanta
Georgia AIDS Coalition
Georgia Department of Public Health – Office of HIV/AIDS
Someone Cares
Youth AIDS Coalition –Georgia

CaringWorks, Inc.
Georgia Dept of Community Affairs –Home Access

Huntington’s Disease
Huntington’s Disease Society of America – Georgia

Independent Living
BAIN Center for Independent Living
Disability Connections – A Middle Georgia Center for Independent Living
disability Link – Housing and Home Modification
Disability Resource Center
Independent Living Research Utilization
LIFE – Living Independence for Everyone
Statewide Independent Living Council of Georgia

Georgia Dept. of Administrative Services – Long Term Disability Benefits

Job Information
Georgia Dept of Labor Resources for Job Seekers/Disabled
Workshops Empowerment Inc.

Learning Disabilities and Disorders
Int’l Dyslexia Association of Georgia
Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia
Center for Leadership in Disability – Positive Behavior Support

Leukemia and Lymphoma
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society – Georgia

Long Term Care
Community Care Services Program
Georgia Medicaid Disabled Long Term Care

Lupus Foundation of America – Georgia

Mental Illness
Georgia DBHDD Behavioral Health Services
Georgia DBHDD Mental Health for Children, Young Adults & Families
Mental Health America of Georgia
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Georgia

Mental Retardation
See: Developmental Disabilities

Multi-Service Agencies
The Arc of Georgia
Disability Link
Disability Resource Center
Easter Seals of North Georgia
Easter Seals of Southern Georgia

Multiple Sclerosis
National Multiple Sclerosis Society – Georgia

Nursing Homes
Family Assets – Nursing Homes in Georgia Accepting Medicaid

Occupational Therapy
Easterseals North Georgia
Georgia Occupational Therapy Association
Learning Disabilities Association of Georgia
Shephard Center –Adapted Driving for Disabled or Injuries

Parkinson’s Disease
American Parkinson Disease Association – Georgia Chapter
Parkinson’s Foundation – Georgia

Polio and Post-Polio
Atlanta Post-Polio

Prader-Willi Syndrome
Prader-Willi Syndrome Association – Georgia

See Sports & Recreation

See Vocational Rehabilitation

Respiratory Disorders
American Lung Association – Georgia
Georgia Dept of Public Health – Respiratory Diseases

Respite Care/Respite Services
Creative Community Services, Inc. – Respite Care
DHS div. of Family & Children Services – Respite Care
Special Needs Respite

Speech Disorders, Impairments, and Disorders
See Communication Disorders

Spina Bifida
Spina Bifida Association

Sports and Recreation
Atlanta Sparks
Blaze Sports
Camp Twin Lakes
Catalyst Sports
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta – Adaptive Sports
Full Dance Radius
Special Olympics Georgia

Georgia Department of Public Health – Comprehensive Stroke Centers
Georgia Department of Public Health – Primary Stroke Centers

Tay-Sachs Disease
See National Resources

Tourette Syndrome
Tourette Association of America – Support Groups
Tourette Information Center and Support

Transportation for Disabled People
Mercy Flight Southeast
State ADA Coordinator’s Office – Transportation
Bartow County Transit
Metro Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) ADA Compliance
Gwinnet County Transit – Accessible Services

Blinded Veterans Association – Georgia
Disabled American Veterans – Decatur Office
Disabled American Veterans – Outreach Programs

Vocational Rehabilitation
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency – Roosevelt Warm Springs
Parent to Parent of Georgia – Job Training

Related Pages
National Resources
United States Directory