Disability support services

Access for all abilities

JFCS provides disability support services with:

We also encourage you to explore some of JFCS’ other opportunities. Click here for a schedule of our upcoming Counseling groups.

Disability Community Resources:

Aging and Disability Resources Connection
Local information for seniors and people with disabilities.

Disability Rights Oregon
503-243-2081 or 1-800-452-1694 between 9 to 11 am or 1 to 4 pm, Monday through Friday.
Disability Rights Oregon helps people with disabilities with their disability-related legal issues in Oregon.

IRCO Disability Legal Services
Email IRCO
IRCO’s Disability Legal Services provides legal representation and support for SSI and SSDI applications for immigrants and refugees from initial applications through to appeals.

Adult Protective Services
Main Line: 503-988-4450
After Hours: 503-988-3646
Multnomah County Adult Protective Services (APS) is the local organization which investigates abuse. Call to report abuse of seniors (older people), or people with disabilities.

Social Security Administration
Application, resources, and information about applying for social security.

Oregon Department of Human Services
Find benefits and services from the state of Oregon for children, families, older adults and people with disabilities.

Down Syndrome Network of Oregon
DSNO is a leading local resource for Down syndrome support and offers a range of community-based programs to build an outstanding support organization for families, friends and individuals with Down syndrome.

Vocational Rehabilitation: Youth Services
Youth services are for youth, age 14-24 years, preparing for work. With a focus on building skills, exploring interests and learning about community supports.

OSEP – Office of Special Education Programs – Division of US Department of Education content.govdelivery.com/accounts/USED/bulletins/341cbc7

Oregon Department of Education – Mental Health and Well Being

Autism Society of Oregon
The Autism Society of Oregon is Oregon’s leading organization providing resources, education, advocacy on policy matters, and support for Autistic individuals and their families.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

Easterseals Oregon
Easterseals Oregon is a non-profit that assists both adults and children who have disabilities. They have camps and other programming that they offer people with various disabilities.

Disability Arts & Culture Project
A non-profit that focuses on arts as a way to empower people with various disabilities.
Click here for website

Uprise Collective
Grassroots non-profit that is run by and for people with disabilities. They focus on the intersections between race, gender, and disability throughout the programming that they create.

City of Portland – Disability Program – Office of Community Engagement
The City of Portland has a disability program that focuses on issues related to disability. There is a City Commission through the City of Portland for People with Disabilities.

Bustin Barriers
Bustin Barriers provides safe physical activities and meaningful socialization experiences for individuals experiencing disability- creating opportunities for participants to have fun and strive toward their personal best.

Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp
Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp offers outdoor recreational programming for campers with developmental, intellectual, and physical disabilities at its fully accessible 22-acre campsite in the Mt. Hood National Forest. mhkc.org

Click here for more community resources.