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Residents must be homeowners living in Lucas County and not within the city of Toledo.

Empowering individuals with disabilities

To assist people with disabilities to live, work, and socialize within a fully accessible community.

Our Programs

Life Skills

Provides independent living skills training for youth with disabilities to prepare them for adulthood.

Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence (ADAI)

Helps children and adults with disabilities achieve greater independence by training and placing service and therapy dogs.

Home Accessibility

Builds ramps and constructs home modifications necessary for maintaining independent living.

Equipment Loan

A platform for individuals seeking to buy or sell disability equipment, including used wheelchairs, wheelchair lifts, wheelchair ramps, and accessible vehicles.


Learn about our advocacy work and gain access to online resources related to disability advocacy issues.

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Attend Events

  • Libbey House Ribbon Cutting

    The Libbey House holds a special place in our history. From 1964 to 1980, the Libbey House was the site of Opportunity Kindergarten, a school for children with disabilities operated by the Toledo Society for Crippled Children, which is now The Ability Center. Since 2010, the house has not been accessible to those with mobility issues.

    October 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • ADAI Graduation – Fall 2019

    Assistance Dogs for Achieving Independence (ADAI) that helps individuals with disabilities achieve greater independence by training and placing service and therapy dogs to assist with the individual’s daily needs.

    November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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IN THE NEWS: Gabe's Ramp on 13abc

Watch 13abc’s for an exclusive coverage at how our Home Accessibility Program helps local ...

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