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Outside Resources

The following is a list of agencies, organizations and services. Many other sources are available, but this should serve to give you a start. For information about local chapters & branches, unless otherwise noted, contact the respective national office.

    Multiple Sclerosis
    Family Caregivers
    Disability and Public Policy Organizations
    Government Agencies
    Long Term Care Policy
    Facility Placement
    Home & Day Care
    Other Resources


Multiple Sclerosis

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Northern California Chapter
1700 Owens Street, Suite 190
San Francisco, CA 94158
415-230-6678
800-344-4867


Family Caregivers

Family Caregiver Alliance
690 Market Street, Suite #600, San Francisco, CA 94104
415-434-3388
Toll Free 800-445-8106

National Family Caregivers Association
10400 Connecticut Ave., Suite #500, Kensington, MD 20895
800-896-3650

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Disability and Public Policy Organizations

Association For Higher Education And Disability (AHEAD)
P.O. Box 21192, Columbus, OH 43221-0192
614-488-4972 (VOICE/TDD)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Office Of Communication And Legislative Affairs
1801 L St, N.W. 9th Floor, Washington, DC 20507
202-275-7377
800-669-3362 (publications)
901 Market St., Suite #500 San Francisco, CA 94103
800-669-4000

National Council On Disability
The National Council on Disability studies and makes recommendations about public policy for people with disabilities. The council also publishes Focus, a free newsletter.
1331 F Street, N.W. Suite 850 Washington, DC 20004
(202) 272-2004

Center For Independent Living
2539 Telegraph Ave. Berkeley, CA 94704
510-841-4776

Americans With Disabilities Act
The department of Justice, Civil Rights Division is responsible for enforcement of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This site links to numerous other resources.
U.S. Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530
Civil Rights Division
Disability Rights Section - NYA
202-514-0301
800-514-0301 (VOICE)
800-514-0383 (TDD)

Bay Area Outreach Recreation Program (BORP)
830 Bancroft Way, Suite #205, Berkeley, CA 94710
(510) 849-4663

Canine Companions
2965 Dutton Ave Santa Rosa, CA 95407
(707) 577-1700
(800) 572-2275

Can Do Multiple Sclerosis
27 Main Street, Suite #303, Edwards, CO 81632
(970) 926-1290
(800) 367-3101

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Government Agencies

Department Of Health Services
Medi-Cal Information

Social Security Administration
6401 Security Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21235
(800) 772-1213
Contact the Social Security Administration to determine your local branch and if you are entitled to receive benefits, based on your level of disability.


Long Term Care Policy

National Council on Aging
1901 L Street NW, 4th Floor, Washington, D.C. 20036
202-479-1200


Facility Placement

Best Nursing Homes 2012: Behind the Rankings at US News and World Report

Ombudsman Program Crisis Line
800-231-4024


Home & Day Care

Institute On Aging
415-750-4111
877-750-4111

Adult Day Care
866-333-6002


Other Resources

Planetree Health Library
2040 Webster Street , San Francisco, CA 94115
(415) 600-3681

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