Community Resources

The Ability Center shares resources to aid with disability issues.

Children & Youth

Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting, LLC
Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting, LLC provides educational advocates at a sliding fee scale to those in need of educational advocacy services. The Ability Center and its satellite office still provide information and referral support for educational advocacy, but all other calls will be directed to Bright Horizons Advocacy & Consulting, LLC.

Parent to Parent Ohio
Providing emotional and informational support to families of children with disabilities.

University of Toledo Disability Studies Program
The Disability Studies Program offers the first of its kind major in Disability Studies in the United States.


Medicare Website

Medicaid Hotline and My Care Ohio

ABLE Accounts

Social Security

Social Security Website

Recreation Resources

Archery – Cleland’s Outdoor World

Cycling – Cyclewerks

Golf – National Alliance for Accessible Golf

Hunting – Maumee Valley NWTF

Kayaking – Toledo Metroparks

Recumbent Bike – Wildwood Metroparks

Scuba Diving – Aqua Hut Diving

Sled Hockey – Adaptive Sports Ohio

Wilderness Inquiry

Local Resources

Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio

American Heart Association of NW Ohio

American Red Cross -Toledo Area Chapter

Area Office on Aging of NW Ohio

Assistance Dogs of America

Autism Society of Ohio

Beacon of Light, Ltd

Boy Scouts of America – Erie Shores Council

Catholic Charities of Lucas, Wood, Ottawa

Catholic Clubs

Central Park West Rehabilitation Center

Children’s Resource Center

DSC of Northwest Ohio

Double ARC

Epilepsy Center

Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center

Great Lakes Collaborative for Autism

Harbor Behavioral Healthcare

Hospice of Northwest Ohio

Lucas County Board of MRDD

Lutheran Social Services of NW Ohio

Maumee Valley Habitat for Humanity

Mobile Meals of Toledo

Mobility Works

Neighborhood Housing Services of Toledo

NW Ohio Chapter of the National Spinal Cord Injury Association

People First of Toledo

Shared Lives Studio

Swanson Orthotic and Prosthetic Center

The Sight Center

Toledo Fair Housing Center

United Way of Greater Toledo

Wood County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Workshop On Wheels

YMCA of Greater Toledo

YWCA of Greater Toledo