Umbrella of the Capital District, Inc.

Misson and activities:

To provide home maintenence and information and referral services that promote independent living for senior citizens and persons with disabilities.

Our non governmental, non-profit, organization works at the local level.

We consider ourselves as part of the international Independent Living and Disability Rights Movement.

Our organization is to some degree run, controlled and represented by disabled people.

We have expertise, or are interested in cooperating with other organizations, in the areas of:

Accessible public transportation.
Assisting persons with intellectual disabilities.
Assistive devices.
Awareness raising.
Coalition building and networking.
Computers and disability.

We may be able to refer disabled persons to wheelchair accessible housing or transportation or other services in our city.

We have traineeships or volunteer positions that people with disabilities are welcome to apply for.

Our traineeships or volunteer positions are open to applicants from abroad.

Contact us:

Contact person:Ron Byrne
Home page:
Address:509A Union St.

New York
United States

This entry added: Saturday 25th December 1999. (record #256) Changed: Tuesday 24th November 2020. Link checked Wednesday 29th May 2024.