|Adult Institute for Independent Living|
For more information, call (713) 741-8728.
A not-for-profit organization funded by the Catholic Church, has taught work and living skills to people with disabilities and placed them with various companies, including Exxon and Chili's Restaurant, since 1986. The organization will soon become part of the MHMR system, said Vanessa Bridges of the Adult Institute.
Sponsored by First Assembly of God-Humble.
For more information, call Vicki Martin, (713) 446-7215.
This is a ministry to the hearing-impaired.
For more information, call Bay Area Council (713) 333-2311 or (409) 763-6868.
Meets at 9:30am to noon on Saturdays. Cost is $7.00 per session. An educational series and support group for Hispanic, chemically dependent individuals and their families.
|Houston Center for Independent Living|
For more information, call (713) 974-4621.
Teaches living and work skills to people with disabilities and helps place them in jobs.
For more information, call Ellen Stubblefield at (713) 528-1493.
Helps place men with mild mental challenges in jobs with restaurants and hotels.
|Minors in Possession|
For more information, call Corey Kirkland (713) 333-2311.
Meets Monday evenings Galveston and Clear Lake offices of the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol. A six hour educational program designed for minors who have been issued a citation for misdemeanor possession of alcohol. Cost is $25.00 per person.
For more information, call 622-5683
Since 1987 has helped train, counsel and place people with disabilities in jobs around Houston. The employment service- as well as a substance abuse program- grew out of a home nursing business, started in 1979. Home nurses and physical therapists help people with disabilities in finding employment.
Houston Community College system
For more information, call (713) 524-8546.
Prepares the physically challenged for jobs and places them.
|Texas Commission for Mental Health and Mental Retardation|
Helps people with mental handicaps find jobs. For more information, call (713) 792-5711.
|Texas Employment Commission Disabled Workers Program|
For more information, call (713) 664-2536.
Helps people with disabilities find jobs, but the TEC also has a Disabled Workers Program, run by Patricia Garland .
|Texas Rehabilitation Commission|
For more information, call (512) 483-4421 or (512) 483-4043.
Employs an American Disabilities Act coordinator.
|The Compliance Company|
For more information, call Edwina Del Rosario at (713) 768-5298.
A consulting firm in Houston, helps both companies and individuals comply with the ADA.
For more information, call (713) 660-4064 for Disabled Veteran's Department and (713) 660-4097 for the Paralyzed Veterans Department.
Departments that help both disabled veterans and paralyzed veterans.