Please contact us for further information regarding the resources listed below.

ADA Resources
A landmark law that protects the civil rights of people with disabilities.

  • Americans with Disabilities Act, A Misunderstood Law
  • Concise History of the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • History of Independent Living
  • What is the Americans with Disabilities Act?
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines – (ADAAG)

CENTERS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING – NORTH CAROLINA

THE PIEDMONT
  • Alliance of Disability Advocates is located in the capital city of Raleigh* from where the staff provides services to the counties of: Durham*, Franklin*, Johnston*, Orange* and Wake* See: The Triangle and RTP
  • Disability Rights & Resources is located in the city of Charlotte* from where the staff provides services to the counties of: Cabarrus*, Gaston*, Mecklenburg* and Union*
  • Joy A. Shabazz Center is located in the city of Greensboro* from where the staff provides services to the counties of: Alamance*, Caswell*, Guilford*, Randolph*, and Rockingham*
  • The Adaptables is located in the city of Winston-Salem* from where the staff provides services to the counties of: Davidson*, Davie*, Forsyth*, Stokes*, Surry* and Yadkin* See: The Triad
THE MOUNTIANS
  • Disability Partners – Sylva is located in the town of Sylva* from where the staff provides services to the counties of: Cherokee*, Clay*, Graham*, Haywood*, Jackson*, Macon* and Swain*
  • Disability Partners – Asheville is located in the city of Asheville* from where the staff provides services to the counties of: Buncombe*, Henderson*, Madison*, McDowell*, Polk*, Rutherford* and Transylvania*
COASTAL

**Centers for Independent Living serve only 42 of North Carolina’s 100 counties. The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, mandates the establishment of a statewide network of centers for independent living in each state.**

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