Adults with Disabilities (AWD)

Classes and educational programs designed to support adults with disabilities to become self-reliant and successful in the transition to postsecondary education and the workforce. Course content and delivery may vary by school or agency. Programs may include assessment of learning strengths and weaknesses; development of learning skills and strategies; individualized programs supporting perceptual training and development; and personal development courses tied to educational, career and personal goals.

Please contact the local counselor at your school of choice for further questions or concerns.

List of AWD Resources

Services: FREED is a disability and aging resource center providing services to residents of a five county area comprised of Nevada, Sierra, Yuba, Sutter and Colusa Counties. FREED’s funders include Agency on Aging Area 4, California Department of Rehabilitation, US Administration of Community Living, SCAN Foundation, Dignity Health Foundation, Mental Health Services Act, California Department of Health Care Services, Nevada County, and City of Yuba City.
(530) 477-3333 VOICE
(530) 477-8194 TTY
(530) 477-8184 FAX
(800) 655-7732 TOLL FREE


WarmLine Family Resource Center
Services: WarmLine provides free resources, support, training and consultation to families of children with special needs birth to age 26 in 26 counties of Northern California. We are staffed by parents who share the common experience of parenting a child with special needs.
(800) 455-9517 PHONE
(916) 922-1490 SPANISH LINE


California Department of Rehabilitation
Services: The California Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) administers the largest vocational rehabilitation program in the country. We have a three-pronged mission to provide services and advocacy that assist people with disabilities to live independently, become employed and have equality in the communities in which they live and work. DOR provides consultation, counseling and vocational rehabilitation, and works with community partners to assist the consumers we serve.
P.O. Box 944222, Sacramento, CA 94244-2220
721 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA 95814 View Map »
(916) 324-1313 or (800) 952-5544 VOICE
(844) 729-2800 TTY


ALTA Regional Center
Services: At Alta California Regional Center, we assist people with developmental disabilities and their families. We help build a team of supporting physicians, therapists, and other professionals for each of our clients who work together with one single goal: helping each individual live a healthy and productive life in their own community.
Our clients range in age from infants and their families to the elderly, and our partnerships support each person in creating an individual, lifelong plan for assistance and care.
2241 Harvard Street, Suite 100, Sacramento CA 95815 View Map »
(916) 978-6400


NorCal Services for Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Services: NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing is a non-profit community-based organization serving Deaf & Hard of Hearing individuals in 24 northeastern counties of California. Founded and managed by a team of Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, NorCal Services for Deaf & Hard of Hearing has been an organization ‘of, by and for’ the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community since 1977.
4708 Roseville Rd #112North Highlands, CA 95660 View Map »
Contact: North Highlands, CA 95660-5172
(916) 349-7500 V/TTY
(916) 993-3048 VP
(916) 349-7580 FAX
(916) 349-7579 Accounting FAX
Contact: Interpreting Services
(916) 349-7525 V/TTY
(916) 993-3353 VP
(209) 474-8996 V/TTY
(916) 349-7578 FAX