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Welcome to Community Access Center

Welcome to Community Access Center (CAC) website, an independent living center.
Community Access Center has been providing services to people with disabilities in Riverside County since 1995.


Our Mission

 The mission of Community Access Center is to empower persons with disabilities to control their own lives, create an accessible community and advocate to achieve complete social, economic, and political integration.

We implement this vision by providing information, supportive services and independent living skills training

The primary purpose of Community Access Center is to empower consumers with disabilities by providing services and information to support them in making choices that will positively affect their independence

CAC will accomplish this through a social-rehabilitation model.  The Center serves all people with physical and mental disabilities regardless of race, ancestry, religion, age, martial status, sexual preference, gender, and/or income.


Walk-ins are always welcome at Community Access Center.  However, we can serve you better if you have an appointment.  We provide the  following Core Services:  Systems Advocacy, Individual Advocacy / Peer Counseling, Assistive Technology, Senior Low Vision Programs, IDEA Advocacy, ADA Compliance Reviews, and Disaster Planning.  For more information on each Core Service, click on the service's link or go to the CAC services page.

THERE IS NEVER A FEE FOR OUR SERVICES...


Examples of People We Assist

  • Several people with different disabilities are using computers with assistive technology and other assistive technology devices in our Computer Lab.
  • A veteran who is a quadriplegic and works in an office benefits from the qualified caregiver that he found through us.
  • A person with low income and disabilities receives our list of available housing.
  • A widow who is elderly and paraplegic meets our advocate at the Social Security Office to get help with filing her claim.
  • Numerous parents of children with disabilities throughout Riverside county have our advocates assist them with IEPs, assessments, and other issues that arise regarding their children's education.
  • One woman with a mental health disability is glad that the Peer Support Group meets at her apartment complex.
  • A high school teacher who is a wheelchair user applies for assistance with a threshold ramp through our Residential Accessibility Modification Program.

Contact Information
Telephone
951-274-0358
FAX
951-274-0833
TTY
951-274-0834
Postal address
6848 Magnolia Avenue, Suite 150, Riverside, CA 92506
Electronic mail
Executive Director: Execdir@ilcac.org
Webmaster: Webmaster@ilcac.org

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We Advocate for you!

Investigation of discrimination claims and mediation on behalf of people with disabilities in order to resolve conflicts that impede the attainment of needed benefits and services.


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