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211

211 is a toll-free, 3-digit phone number and service that provides information about many community resources including: employment resources, low-cost or free health clinics, free eyeglass replacement for the elderly, affordable parenting classes and other counseling services. 211 is a database and directory with a 24-hour call center staffed by highly trained specialists.

Phone:

211

Website:

211 website


Ability Tools

Ability Tools, located in San Bernardino, is a device lending library and reuse center that loans out or distributes assistive technology devices for free or at a low cost.

Location:

1955 S. Hunts Lane, San Bernardino, CA 92408

Phone:

(909) 890-9516

Website:

Ability Tools website


The Braille Institute

The Braille Institute, located in Rancho Mirage, CA, provides mainstream technology and adaptive devices such as magnifiers, CCTVs, and computer training with blind/low-vision software.

Location:

70-251 Ramon Road, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Phone:

(760) 321-1111

Website:

Braille Institute website


California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR)

DOR is an employment and independent living resource for people with disabilities. Services include assistance with applications for State employment, support for recipients of SSI/SSDI, an assistive technology loan program, and financial assistance. Application is required.

Phone:

(866) 449-2730
TTY: (866) 359-7705

Web:

California Department of Rehabilitation website


Children & Youth Services SBC

The Children’s System of Care offers an array of services for young peoplewho are not benefitting from traditional mental health services. Services range from crisis intervention to life skills, and educational services for young people aged 0 to 26 years old.

Location:

658 E. Brier Drive, #150, San Bernardino, CA 92415

Phone:

(909) 387-5300

Web:

Children & Youth Services SBC website


Community Access Center

The Community Access Center, located in Riverside, CA, provides free services including systems advocacy, individual advocacy, peer counseling, assistive technology, ADA compliance reviews, and disaster planning.

Location:

6848 Magnolia Ave #150, Riverside, CA 92506

Phone:

(951) 274-0358

Website:

Community Access Center website


Community Action Partnership SBC

The Community Action Partnership of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC) is part of a National Community Action Network established under President Lyndon B. Johnson’s “War on Poverty” movement. CAPSBC offers many programs for homeless and low income individuals including food bank and soup kitchen services, as well as family development and environmental services.

Location:

696 S. Tippecanoe Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92408-2607

Phone:

(800) 635-4618 (toll free)
(909) 723-1500 (telephone)

Website:

CAPSBC website


Crisis Services SBC

The Crisis Walk-In Clinics (CWIC) provide urgent mental health services to residents of San Bernardino County. CWIC provides crisis intervention, crisis risk assessments, medications, referrals to county, contract and community resources, education, and when necessary evaluations for hospitalization. In collaboration with the Community Crisis Response Teams (CCRT), the CWICs work to reduce hospitalizations and improve the quality of life for individuals residing in San Bernardino County.

Location:

850 E. Foothill Boulevard, Rialto, CA 92376 87

Phone:

(909) 421-9495

Website:

Crisis Services SBC website


Homeless Outreach Support Team (HOST)

Homeless Outreach Support Team (HOST) Homeless Outreach Support Team (HOST) provides outreach and engagement services to individuals and their families in an effort to obtain permanent supportive housing. Wrap-around services are provided by case managers to assist the individuals to maintain housing and become resilient in the community. Services include outreach, intensive case management, advocacy, and empowerment for self-sufficiency, as well as linkage and referrals.

Location:

850 E. Foothill Boulevard, Rialto, CA 92376

Phone:

(909) 421-4633

Website:

Homeless Outreach Support Team (HOST) website


The Inland Empire Lighthouse for the Blind

The Inland Empire Lighthouse for the Blind, located in San Bernardino, CA, provides free services such as: classes, instruction, materials, meals, transportation, and referral services to the completely and legally blind.

Location:

359 E Parkcenter Cir S, San Bernardino, CA 92408

Phone:

(909) 884-3121

Website:

Inland Empire Lighthouse website


Path of Life

The Path of Life Ministries is a non-profit organization based in Riverside, CA, that is committed to assisting the Riverside homeless population and low income individuals with a goal to rescue, restore, and rebuild lives in the community. They provide community shelter and family shelter programs as well as numerous other resources for the homeless.

Location:

2840 Hulen Place, Riverside, CA 92507 (individuals)
2530 Third St., Riverside, CA 92507 (families)

Phone:

(951) 462-9822 (individuals)
(951) 462-9822 (families)

Web:

Path of Life website


Recovery Based Engagement Support Team (RBEST)

The Recovery Based Engagement Support Team (RBEST) project provides community (field-based) services in the form of outreach, engagement, case management, family education, support, and therapy for adult clients in the community who suffer from untreated mental illness in an effort to connect them to the mental health system to receive appropriate services.

Phone:

(909) 421-9452

Website:

Recovery Based Engagement Support Team (RBEST) website


Riverside Transit Agency

Riverside Transit Agency is responsible for coordinating transit services throughout the approximately 2,500 square mile service area, providing driver training, assistance with grant applications, and development of Short Range Transit Plans (SRTPs). RTA provides both local and regional services throughout the county with 37 fixed routes, eight CommuterLink routes, and Dial-A-Ride services using 334 vehicles. The Dial-A-Ride service is an origin-to-destination reservation transportation service for persons with disabilities. Dial-A-Ride vehicles travel to areas within three-quarters of a mile of an RTA local fixed route. These areas are called the “Dial-A-Ride service area”, and trips can begin and end in these service areas. To learn more about RTA and Dial-A-Ride services, call the phone number or visit their website listed below.

Location:

2840 Hulen Place, Riverside, CA 92507 (individuals)

Phone:

(951) 565-5002
Website:
Riverside Transit Agency website


Rolling Start

Rolling StartRolling Start, Inc., located in San Bernardino, CA, provides several resources to meet the technological needs of the disabled community with a device lending library program, voice options program, reuse program and assistive technology consumer training.

Location:

1955 S. Hunts Ln., San Bernardino, CA 92408

Phone:

(909) 890-9516

Website:

Rolling Start website


Sahaba Initiative

Sahaba Initiative aims to develop healthy individuals and families through social services and community efforts which include mental health, mentorship, and direct services. Some of the services provided include: food pantry, resource center for drug and alcohol support as well as financial assistance, youth programs, and more.

Location:

242 W. 5th Street, San Bernardino, CA 92401

Phone:

(909) 381-3002

Website:

Sahaba Initiative website


Service Center for Independent Life

Service Center for Independent Life, located in Claremont, CA, provides freeservices such as assistive technology coordination, advocacy, transition assistance, computer skills training, resume building and SSI benefits help.

Location:

107 S. Spring St., Claremont, CA 91711

Phone:

909) 621-6722
Website:

Service Center for Independent Life website


VTrans-Omnitrans

VTrans-Omnitrans is located in San Bernardino, CA. The ADA requires public transit agencies that provide fixed-route service to provide “complimentary para-transit” services to people with disabilities who cannot use the fixed-route bus or rail service.

Location:

1700 W. Fifth Street, San Bernardino, CA 92411 (headquarters)
599 W. Rialto Avenue, San Bernardino, CA 92401 (transit center)

Phone:

(909) 379-7100

Website:

VTrans-Omnitrans website