Garten's mission is to support people with disabilities in their effort to contribute to the community through employment, career, and retirement opportunities.
Our actions increase society's awareness of human potential.

DISABILITIES WEB SITES

ARC of Oregon

Advocacy for the rights and full community participation of all children and adults with cognitive, intellectual and developmental disabilities.
 
American Association on Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities
A professional association run by and for professionals who support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
 
Disability Compass
A web-based resource for people with disabilities, their families, and their supporters that provides access to thousands of disability-related organizations, services, programs, and products.
 
Lane County Developmental Disability Services
A responsive, cooperative lifespan delivery system of support, training, care, monitoring, protection and crisis response for persons with developmental disabilities and their families.]
 
Lane County Senior & Disability Services
A division of Lane COG, this agency is responsible for planning and administering programs and services for older people and people with disabilities .
 
NorthWest Senior & Disability Services
Working together to assist older persons and people with disabilities in making and implementing choices that maximize their independence and quality of life.
 
Oregon Commission for the Blind
Resource for visually impaired Oregonians, as well as their families, friends, and employers.
 
Oregon Association of Area Agencies on Aging & Disabiltiies (O4AD)
O4AD is committed to promoting the well being, independence, choice and dignity of the seniors and persons with disabilities.
 
Oregon’s Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services
Providing information and referral source on deafness and hearing loss issues; training on deaf awareness and sensitivity, and how to communicate with those with hearing loss; Americans with Disabilities Act compliance and effective communications coordination.
 
Oregon Dept of Human Services - Developmental Disabilities
Support for qualified adults and children with developmental disabilities through a combination of case management and services. Developmental disabilities include mental retardation, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, autism and other impairments of the brain that occur during childhood.

Yamhill County Health & Human Services
Committed to supporting safety, wellness and dignity for all
 
U.S. Social Security Administration
Assistance to people with disabilities who meet medical criteria to qualify for benefits.



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“A true friend knows your weaknesses but shows you your strengths; feels your fears but fortifies your faith; sees your anxieties but frees your spirit; recognizes your disabilities but emphasizes your possibilities.”

~ William Arthur Ward