Cambridge Commission for Persons With Disabilities

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Contact Information

Cambridge Commission for Persons With Disabilities
Contact: Kate Thurman, Disability Project Coordinator
Email Address: ccpd@cambridgema.gov
Phone: 617-349-4692 xVoice
Fax: 617-349-4766

51 Inman Street Second Floor Cambridge, MA 02139
Area Served: Greater Boston

Map Location Cambridge Commission for Persons With Disabilities

Narrative

Provides services to Cambridge residents with disabilities, to family members, service providers and Cambridge City officers. Provides information, referral, coordination, and technical assistance to public and private entities interested in providing access to persons with disabilities in Cambridge.There are no income eligibility guidelines for services. Also, temporary disability parking permits and taxi discount coupons are available for Cambridge residents with disabilities. Free bi-monthly newsletter by electronic or postal mail. Free disability awareness training and technical assistance on ADA compliance for Cambridge businesses, non-profits and schools. Also coordinates Disability Reframed: A Community Film Series, which is free and open to the public.

Program Type

  • Advocacy
  • Assistive Technology and Equipment
  • Counseling
  • Education
  • Information/Referral
  • Jobs
  • Legal
  • Recreation/Arts/Social and Leisure

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Elderly Person with disabilities

Ages Served

  • Birth to 3
  • 3 - 4
  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: Free Service