""Contact Information

106 Bassett Lane
Hyannis, MA 02601

Phone: (508) 775-8300 (voice)    (508) 775-8300 (TTY)
Toll Free: (800) 541-0282
Fax: (508) 775-7022

View the CORD website

Information Specialist:
E-mail: cordinfo@cilcapecod.org

Hours: Monday – Friday 9 AM – 5 PM

Additional Locations: None.

Organization Narrative

Cape Organization for the Rights of the Disabled (CORD) is a grassroots advocacy organization and independent living center serving Cape Cod, Nantucket & Martha’s Vineyard. Operates a peer assistive technology project providing equipment related services to southeastern MA. CORD also works on issues with statewide and national impact. Membership based and controlled; regular group meetings.

Population(s) Served

All people with disabilities; parents of children with disabilities. No disability excluded, no age boundaries.

Services

  • core independent living (IL) services
  • advocacy
  • peer support
  • information & referral and skills training
  • deaf & hard of hearing IL program
  • workshops and trainings on disability rights and assistive technology issues
  • involved in advocacy around ADA, communication & architectural access, health care, benefits, assistive technology, housing and deinstitutionalization
  • Transition to Adulthood Program (TAP) – working with students ages 14-22 who are transitioning to community from special education services.

Eligibility/Criteria/Enrollment

All people with disabilities; parents of children with disabilities. No disability excluded, no age boundaries.

Fees

None

Other Information: Fully accessible. Newsletter published on a regular basis.Donna Verrette is office manager, Cathy Taylor is Assistant Director.