Jun 9, 2020

About Our Partners

Logos for the eight Cincinnati government and disability organizations
Our celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act would not be possible without the commitment of time and resources from all of our partner organizations.

Learn more about the CincyADA30 partner organizations below. Click here to see their social media pages.

Hamilton County Developmental Disabilities Services supports people with developmental disabilities to live, work, learn, and fully participate in their communities. HCDDS is a government social services agency established by state law that supports more than 8,000 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities throughout their lives, from babies through seniors, by providing case management, monitoring service quality, and funding services provided by our community partners. Learn more at hamiltondds.org.

Ohio Valley Goodwill, as a member of Goodwill Industries International, is part of the world’s largest and most successful network providing employment and training services for people with disabilities and other barriers to employment. Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries was founded in 1916 and is one of the largest providers of rehabilitation services in the State of Ohio. Learn more at cincinnatigoodwill.org.

Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati believes a better community builds upon the abilities of all its members. As a national affiliate, Easterseals Serving Greater Cincinnati is breaking down barriers to employment for people with disabilities, people facing disadvantages, and veterans. Their heritage includes more than a century of service and expertise in creating opportunities for people with disabilities and disadvantages to fully realize their potential. Learn more at eastersealsgc.org.

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (COA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older adults, people with disabilities, their families, and caregivers. COA promotes choice, independence, dignity, and well-being through a range of services that help people remain in their homes for as long as possible. Founded in 1971, COA is part of the national aging services network and is a state-designated Area Agency on Aging, serving individuals across a multi-county region. Learn more at help4seniors.org.

Center for Independent Living Options (CILO) was founded in 1977 by people with disabilities who wanted to provide a support system to help people with physical, sensory, cognitive, and/or psychological disabilities reach their greatest potential and independence. CILO is the oldest independent living center in Ohio and is governed, managed, and staffed by a majority of professionals with disabilities who have an insight into the issues experienced by people with disabilities. CILO empowers people with disabilities to live productive, rewarding lives with pride and dignity. Learn more at cilo.net.

Cincinnati Metro is Southwest Ohio's fixed-route bus service, which serves Hamilton County residents in addition to providing commuter routes from Clermont, Butler, and Warren counties into Cincinnati. Metro is a non-profit, tax-funded public service of the Southwest Ohio Regional Transit Authority, providing about 14 million rides per year in the Greater Cincinnati area. Metro also operates Access, a public transportation service for people with disabilities, as required by the Americans with Disabilities Act. Learn more at go-metro.com.

The City of Cincinnati is partnering with CincyADA30 through its Office of Aging and Accessibility, which supports older individuals and persons with disabilities, their families, and caregivers in achieving safe, healthy, dignified, independent, and self-reliant lives through collaboration, innovation, and community partnerships. Learn more at cincinnati-oh.gov.

Cincinnati Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired (CABVI) offers comprehensive vision rehabilitation services for people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired. Their vision is to ensure full lives and community inclusion, and their mission is to empower people who are blind or visually impaired with opportunities to seek independence. Learn more at cincyblind.org.
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