:: Commission on Disabilities

DisabilityThe Commission on Disabilities was established to advise the City Council on all matters affecting persons with disabilities in the community; review community policies, programs, and actions which affect persons with disabilities; and help create a public awareness of the needs in areas such as housing, employment, and transportation.

Residents throughout the City are eligible to apply. Commission members are appointed for four-year terms and will consist of those with and without disabilities, represent a cross-section of the City’s disability groups, and include those with professional experience representing or supporting persons with disabilities.

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2017 COD MEETING SCHEDULE

Meets at 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. the first Monday of every other month in the City Hall 5th Floor Large Conference Room. If the first Monday is a holiday, Commission will meet on the third Monday of the month.  For further information or to leave messages for Commission members call Monique Gordon at 951-826-5427 or send a FAX to 951-826-2409.
 

Commission on Disabilities Resources

HOUSING

Housing and Urban Development
Fair Housing Council
United States Veterans Affairs

EMPLOYMENT

Department of Rehabilitation
U.S. Department of Labor, Disability Employment Policy
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EDUCATION

Parks, Recreation & Community Services Dept.
Riverside Unified School District - Special Education Department Resource Guide for Parents of Students with Disabilities

GOVERNMENT SERVICES

Americans With Disabilities (ADA)
You Are Not Alone (YANA) - Riverside Police Department
Housing and Urban Development
Riverside Unified School District - Summer Feeding Program
Medi-Cal
National Council on Disability
National Organization on Disability
Dept. of Mental Health California Alternative Rate for Energy (Care) Program

FEEDING

Riverside Unified School District - Summer Feeding Program 
Riverside County Dept of Health Food Assistance Network

SOCIAL ENTERTAINMENT RECREATION

Parks, Recreation & Community Services Dept.
Senior Centers
Friendly Stars
Riverside Art Museum (RAM)

TRANSPORTATION/MOBILITY

Federal Transit Administration
Riverside Special Transportation
Riverside Transit Agency
Riverside Parking Services
TRIP Program/Independent Living Partnership - Riverside County Office on Aging

HEALTH SERVICES

Dept. of Mental Health
Riverside County Department of Public Health - Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Program

Current Commission on Disabilities Agenda
Archived Commission on Disabilities Agendas, Minutes and Reports
Video: Riverside has organizations to help individuals with disabilities find jobs and resources
Visit the Commission on Disabilities Website

 

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