Disabilities Information and Services
State of California
City of Santa Barbara
- Kennedy Krieger Institute, an excellent source of clinical information: http://www.kennedykrieger.org/kki_diag.jsp?pid=1078
- Disability Resources on the Internet, a well-organized site for information that can help people with disabilities live, learn, love, work and play independently: http://disabilityresources.org
- TASH is a civil rights organization for, and of, people with intellectual disabilities, autism, cerebral palsy, physical disabilities and other conditions that make full integration a challenge: http://www.tash.org/index.html
- National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY), a wealth of information on disabilities: http://www.nichcy.org/index.html
- News, commentary and information on disability issues: http://patriciaebauer.com
- What's new? The all terrain wheelchair: http://trekinetic.com
Local programs we work closely with:
- Alpha Resource Center provides day programs: http://alphasb.org
- Art Walk for Kids/Adults conducts art classes at Hillside House: http://www.artwalkforkids.org/index.htm
- Assistance League of Santa Barbara is a close neighbor of Hillside House, providing vital support through financial contributions and volunteer activities: http://www.assistanceleaguesb.org
- Brain Injury Association of Santa Barbara, our other close neighbor, providing supportive services to people with acquired brain injuries: http://www.biaofsantabarbara.org
- Genesis Developmental Services provides increased opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities to experience life in the community: http://www.genesisdevelopmental.org/contactus.htm.
- Tri-Counties Regional Center contracts with the State of California to provide supports and services for children and adults with developmental disabilities living in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara and Ventura County: http://www.tri-counties.org.
- United Cerebral Palsy offers work training and other day programs: http://www.ucpla.org/index.php.
- Work Training Programs provides job training and placement services to people who require special assistance: http://www.wtpinc.org/.
- Get Out! Travel offers customized travel opportunities to people needing assistance in getting out and about. Hillside House residents have gone on many wonderful trips with them. http://www.getouttravel.biz/
How to get a CNA license
- Medical Career Training lists schools that provide the training and certification to be a Certified Nurse Assistant. Click Here
- Nursing Careers is another source of CNA education/certification programs. Click Here
- Career Education Search offers additional information on becoming a CNA. Click Here