What Do You Want to Do?
- Adult Services Policy Council
Works together to meet the health and human service needs of adults and seniors.
- Area Board 9 is a branch of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities whose mission is to protect and advocate for the legal, civil, and service rights of people with developmental disabilities and their families, ensuring that these services are of the highest possible quality.
- Independent Living Resource Center
promotes the Independent Living (IL) philosophy and its tenets of full access, equal opportunity, and maximum independence and self-sufficiency for all people with disabilities.
Be Prepared in an Emergency
- SLO County Office of Emergency Services
Provides evacuation assistance in an emergency; complete and return the PG & E Special Needs Request Card to inform them that you need help (not just transportation) and have special needs after evacuation.
- Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and other Special Needs
Offers tips on getting informed, making a plan, assembling a kit, and maintaining these plans for people with mobility problems or who have hearing, learning, or seeing disabilities.
Get Around (Transportation)
- Adaptive Driving Systems
Specializes in vehicle modifications for persons with disabilities, seniors, or persons who have a need for greater mobility.
Provides affordable transportation to the people and employers of San Luis Obispo County.
Provides county-wide ADA complementary paratransit services.
Locate a Sign Language Interpreter
Contact an Interpreter
- Independent Contractors
Contact directly one of our highly qualified and certified local interpreters.
- Network Interpreting Service
One of the earliest private sign language interpreting referral agencies established in the United States, now serving San Luis Obispo County.
- Central Coast Sign Language
Provides around the clock Nationally Certified sign language interpreting services, and continually maintains a commitment to meeting your needs by operating in an environment of high standards, professionalism and integrity.
- Independent Living Resource Center
provides coordination of interpreting services through the use of qualified interpreters at competitive rates; specialists work in legal, medical, work place, school, business and performing arts settings.
Use an Interpreter
- Advice on Using a Sign Language Interpreter
- Interpreter Code of Professional Conduct
- Sign Language Practice Papers (from the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf)
- Parents Helping Parents (PHP)
Provides resources, referrals, and information to families of a child with a disability in SLO County.
- SLO ASL (American Sign Language) Club
Modify My Home
- EOC Community Action Partnership of SLO County
Aims to empower individuals and families to achieve economic self-sufficiency and self-determination through a comprehensive array of community-based programs and actions.
Allows Cal Poly students an opportunity to learn project planning and management skills while exposing them to the benefits of community service by improving the safety and comfort of the homes of deserving citizens in our county.
Take advantage of the many accessible activities available in our community.
- Central Coast Assistive Technology Center
A diverse technology center that provides evaluations, training and education while using assistive technology to increase independence and function.
- California Telephone Access Program (CTAP)
A state-mandated program that distributes specialized telecommunications equipment and services at no cost to Californians certified as having difficulty using the telephone, (either temporarily or permanently), including: deaf, hard of hearing, speech disabled, blind, low vision, cognitive impairments, or restricted mobility.
Check out voting options available through the SLO Couny Clerk Recorder’s Office.
Provides comprehensive training and support services that empower people with disabilities or disadvantages to live and work as valued members of our communities.