Special Resources for Mentally Disabled
|Angel Food - discounted meals/food - Augusta, Georgia - http://www.angelfoodministries.com/about/how_it_works.asp|
|Annual Christmas party, gifts & food for disabled at Kentucky Inn, Lexington, Kentucky, USA. 12/03 www.charismamag.com|
|Boston meals for women - http://bostonglobe.com/opinion/2012/09/22/for-portion-percent-form-help-with-dignity/FpTpB1f9IeexzSLbRoOiAL/story.html|
|Cell Phones for free -
"You may qualify if you participate in programs such as Food Stamps or Medicaid."
|Charlie Muller's JC Club of Victory Christian Church serves 400 lunches in Albany, New York, USA from a converted ambulance. 1-518-434-6100 12/03 www.charismamag.com|
|Comcast - Boston, MA, USA - http://www.cityofboston.gov/news/uploads/22756_45_22_38.pdf discounted Comcast TV/internet for low income Boston residents. "Along with the broadband discount was the Comcast Digital Connectors program, which will provide computer training to about 40 low-income middle school, high school, and college students at three Boston community centers. Participants must volunteer to teach other young people the computer skills they learn. In exchange, they receive a netbook computer free of charge. Similar programs are already underway in Atlanta, Denver, Miami, Philadelphia, and Springfield, Mass.".|
http://community-boating.org/join/rates - Boston, Massachusetts -
Special sailing programs for disabled, such as for the blind &
"Discount rates available for persons with special circumstances.
Apply to the Executive Director."
Additionally low income families are currently (2011) eligible for $1.00 summer junior age membership; other special programs are available.
"In the Universal Access Program, persons with disabilities and their guests will have the use of specialized, accessible sailboats and transfer equipment, dedicated staff assistance to get in and out of the boats, and sailing instruction, all for only $1.00!"
|Special Needs sailing - http://www.courageoussailing.org/howtohelp/-adaptive-sailing - http://www.specialolympicsma.org - http://carroll.org/services/recreation/sailblind/|
Community of Hope Ozamiz City, Southern
Catholic day care for children with mental and physical disabilities. http://www.columbansisters.org/areas/philippines/annivercofhope.htm
contribute to http://www.columbansisters.org/areas/philippines/communityofhope.htm
|Consumer Quality Initiatives,
Boston, Massachusetts, USA founder and lawyer (with bipolar diagnosis) Jon Delman. Staffed mainly by individuals on psychiatric meds.
For beginners his agency helps youth with mental health problems transition to adult services. Ex-psychiatric Patient Wins Leadership Prize 11/2/2008 Boston Globe Metro editorial email@example.com http://www.cqi-mass.org/staff.aspx
John participates in NAMIís In Own Our Voice (mental health secular) program that shares wellness medical recovery testimonies.
|Dental Care -
Secular medical org for those who are uncovered by Obama care.
Mostly free dental and eye-glass help.
|Dian Robertson's Gardin O' Feedin' Ministry, Boise Vineyard church, Garden City, Boise, Idaho, feeds the needy with her church home garden produce. 12/03 1-208-377-1477 www.charismamag.com|
|ECHO non-profit offering training & seeds to poor, N Ft Meyers, Florida, USA|
|Emergency help in 3rd world countries - Samaritan's Purse Inc, Boone, NC, USA www.aerdo.org www.samaritanspurse.org|
Enhanced Lifeline Program
$1.00 phone service for disabled poor in America 1-800-464-7928 to apply in USA
Secular medical org for those who are uncovered by Obama care.
Mostly free dental and eye-glass help.
Network on Disabilities Inc -
Clearwater, Florida, USA
|Faulkner Hospital emergency communications system Jamaica Plain, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Manufactured & monitored by Pioneer Medical Systems, Melrose, Mass, USA|
Free organic eggs to non-profits in Hubbardston, Massachusetts, USA
Ask for Jessica Hobby. www.countryhen.com - 1-978-928-5333
|Food Resource Bank http://www.foodsresourcebank.org/|
|Free emergency food in Massachusetts, USA www.projectbread.org|
|Free Market - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Really_Really_Free_Market - http://shareable.net/blog/how-to-start-a-really-really-free-market|
|Helping Hands, Monkey Helpers for the Disabled 541 Cambridge St, Allston, Massachusetts, USA Capuchin monkeys help the severely disabled..|
|HORSES - http://www.crystalpeaksyouthranch.org/|
|HORSES - Rescued Horses: Renewed Hope for Kids (Part 1 of 2) - Rescued Horses: Renewed Hope for Kids (Part 2 of 2)|
|HORSES - http://www.ohorse.com/christian/youth-ministries/|
|HORSES - Ride with Pride Inc - http://www.forgeworks.net/wishlist.html - Horse Therapy Volunteer - "Help special needs riders with their lessons by leading a horse or sidewalking and assisting with the tasks of the lesson. Please contact Ruth Davis at 508.791.2494 or Chris Mahan at 508.886.2002." Rutland, Massachusetts, USA|
|Late night radio program Music in the Night gives free food to needy, Dallas, Texas, USA|
a hand to those in need -
Founded to provide respirators to children in Jerusalem; voluntary organization Yad Sarah has become world's largest lender of medical devices.
|Marty Harris pastors
Vineyard Homeless Church, Santa Ana, California,
USA feeds the body & soul.
Jeremy Reynalds runs Joy Junction homeless shelter in Albuquerque, New Mexico & provides food & housing for 2-3 months for 6,000 homeless. 7/03 www.charismamag.com
|Massachusetts Electric discount R2 rate - 1-800-322-3223 www.masselectric.com firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Medical Equipment Loan Program, Needham, MA 1-781-444-2415 email@example.com|
|Mercy Medical Airlift www.mercymedical.org/about.html|
in home care for seniors in Massachusetts
|Partners in Health www.pih.org provides basic medical care and drugs to the poor in Peru, Mexico, Guatemala, Russia, Rwanda and inner-city Boston The Epoch Times 11/7-13/05 New England News firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Project Connect on Beacon St, Boston is one Massachusetts location that provides for the homeless, limited access to e-mail, phones, faxes, computers. 5/14/2006 www.boston.com email@example.com|
|Rick Warren's Saddleback Church, Orange County, California, USA is feeding the entire city's homeless www.saddlebackfamily.com/home/todaystory.asp?id=6887 CAUTION Rick Warren is considered New Age.|
Somerville, Massachusetts, USA programs to help cut utility bills
617-625-6600 x 2577
Front loading tumble washers use less water & energy.
Up to $3,000 weatherization if on federal fuel assistance.
Get up to 25% credit of annual water/sewer bills if income 100-200% of fed guidelines.
Gas rebate up to $400 on boiler/furnace replacement costs if boiler/furnace is 82-90% efficient.
Electric/gas discount if on food stamps, SSI, TAFDC, fuel assistance, Medicaid, Head start, refugee resettlement, needs based veterans benefits, or senior pharmacy.
Free gas company conservation material installed in 100% of building if 51% are low-income or in one household if occupant does not exceed 175% fed poverty guideline.
Salvation Army may provide up to $250 for utility bills if not eligible for fuel assistance.
Mayor's office may pay one utility or oil bill.
Fed and state will pay fuel bills for some low-income households.
Citizens Energy Corp will provide a one-time delivery of 175 gallons at half price + discount oil to those who have fuel assistance & are facing hardship.
Mass Energy Consumers Alliance provides discount oil & repair to members, fuel assistance recipients, retirees, & businesses
51% low-income occupied building electric discounts.
Qualified owner/occupant below 80% area median income allowed grant up to $5,000 for replacement of primary heating system.
Check with your own local Housing and Community Development department. www.energystar.gov www.tumblewash.com www.massenergy.com
|Steve Gray's World Revival Church, House of
Hope, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
is open 24 hours a day for respite and prayer.
Dave Williams' Gilead Healing Center, Lansing Michigan, USA prays, counsels, casts out demons, + dispenses alternative and conventional medications via a MD. 7/2003 www.charismamag.org
|Operation Blessing, Iglesia Rey de Reyes, Buenos Aires, Argentina provides food, clothing & medicine. www.charismamag.com July 2004|
|http://stanthonyshrine.org/wellness.asp outpatient care - dental etc in downtown Boston, Massachusetts|
|St Vincent de Paul Society wants to help meet some of our emergency needs (especially clothing/food) if you are out of work in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 1-617-325-4865 Catholic Rectory will contact St Vincent de Paul|
|United Republic of Tanzania, E. Africa -
for adults & children with disabilities -
Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania (CCBRT)
is a locally registered non-governmental organization first established in 1994.
It is now the largest indigenous provider of disability and rehabilitation services in the country. Map at http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a7/Regions_of_Tanzania_sw.svg
|USA Social Security Admin Office of Employment Support Programs www.ssa.gov/work|
|Utilities: 50 % oil fuel assistance by Citizens Energy, Boston, Massachusetts, USA - 1 -877-joe-4-oil (1-877-563-4645)|
|UCP is a great resource, especially for cerebral palsy www.ucp.org|
Verizon phone service in USA offers equipment & services for severely
disabled who are qualified +
Verizon phone protection for people age 65+
Age 65 or Over Notification & 3rd party designation
POBox 1915, Beltsville, MD, USA 20704-1915
|Visual Impairment - "Free Boston Globe newspaper reading service for
visually impaired -
Contact Perkins Braille & Talking Book Library at www.perkinslibrary.org or 1-800-852-3133"
(CAUTION: Many of available audio/reading resources are secular, leaning toward the occult.
One does not use his/her own player, but rather a special one provided to play their own recordings.)
|Weekly bag of food & household goods with prayer Love & Care Youth Center, St Louis, Missouri, US|
|Web based High School, Florida, USA firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Where to go in Florida, USA by wheelchair www.wheelchairsonthego.com www.mossresourcenet.org www.handicappedtravelclub.com www.access-able.com www.dep.state.fl.us/partk www.gorp.com/gorp/electric/disabled.htm|
|Wheelchair iBOT climbs stairs www.independencetechnology.com - www.fiftyplusadvoctes.com 9/4/2003|
|211 internet secular assistance in USA neighborhoods http://www.211us.org/|