Special Education Needs in Sacramento
February 13th, 2014
Help for Special Needs Children
and additional support for special needs children, including special needs respite. Please look through the descriptions as many special needs programs offer more than one service. All titles open in a new window and on top are more pages for special needs.
1. Warmline Family Resource Center
2025 Hurley Way, Suite 100, Sacramento, CA 95825 map
2. Easter Seal
Ph. (916) 922-9276 1(800) 660-7995 Mon. - Thur. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Roseville Office 6960 Destiney Drive, Suite 106, Rocklin, CA 95673 map
Ph. (916) 632-2100
Provides support and information to families with special needs children birth to age 22. Library of resources for special needs.
3205 Hurley Way, Sacramento, CA 95864 map
3. Disability Rights California
Ph. (916) 485-6711 Mon. - Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Provides services for individuals and families with disabilities including Autism, Children's services, Camping and Recreation.
· Pediatric Services: Promoting Independence and Quality of Life.
· Aquatic Rehabilitation: Warm Water Therapeutic Environment.
1831 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95811 map
4. California Department of Education – Special Education Division
Ph. (916) 488-9955 or Legal Office (916) 504-5800 TTY: 1-800-719-5798, Toll Free: 1-800-776-5746
Serves individuals and families with all disability related issues including I.E.P.'s to advocate for their concerns regarding SSI, In-Home services, Medi-Cal, Discrimination in housing, Employment, etc.
1430 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814 map
5. Supported Life Institute
Ph. (916) 800-926-0648 (916) 445-4613 Mon. Fri. 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Provides information and resources to serve the unique needs of persons with disabilities so that each person will meet or exceed high standards of achievement in academic and non-academic skills.
2025 Hurley Way, Suite 105, Sacramento, CA 95825 map
6. Developmental Disabilities Area Board III
Ph. (916) 567-1974
Provides conferences, training, self-advocacy and assistive technology services to people with developmental disabilities.
1507 21st Street, Suite 220, Sacramento, CA 95811 map
7. California Department of Developmental Services
Ph. (916) 324-7426 Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Provides Government level information pertaining to Disability Community Resources and programs.
1600 9th Street, RM 240, Sacramento, CA 95814 map
8. Alta California Regional Center
Ph. (916) 654-1690 Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Provides services to 21 regional centers in California. This is a state level agency that provides services through the regional centers. Call for specific information of where to find services for children and adults with disabilities.
2241 Harvard Street, Sacramento, CA 95815 map
9. UC Davis MIND Institute
Ph. (916) 978-6400 Mon. – Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Will assist individuals and families with developmental disabilities age three to adult, including infants at risk with a diagnoses age zero to three for early intervention. Contact (916) 978-6249 ages 0-3 and (916) 978-6317 ages 3 to adult to make a self-referral for assessment. No cost.
Comprehensive resources relating to neurodevelopmental disorders and other conditions.
8191 Seirra College Boulevard, Roseville, CA 95661 map
First Covenant Church of Sacramento
Ph. (916) 791-1244
Offers programs and resources for individuals and families with special needs. Whether you’re looking for a church service with an ASL interpreter or for qualified volunteers to care for your children while you enjoy a weekend service or a date on a Friday night, we’re here to serve you!
10933 Progress Court, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 map
In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Program
Ph. (916) 861-2240 Mon. – Thur. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
We provide FREE respite care for families with special needs children and their siblings. We have a special room staffed with trained adults who can help comfort, redirect and love children.
4875 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95820 map
Joni and Friends
Ph. (916) 874-9471 Mon. Fri. 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Will help pay for services provided to you so that you can remain safely in your own home. To be eligible, you must be over 65 years of age, or disabled, or blind. Disabled children are also eligible for IHSS.
4120 Douglas Blvd., #306-505 Granite Bay, CA 95746
Ph. (916) 746-7211
Works with local churches and organizations, in the Sacramento community to create outreach programs for ministering hope and the message of Christ to those who face the daily challenges of life with a disability.