Services and Resources for People With Disabilities
In the City's 2017 community survey, 10% of households reported having someone in the household having a disability as recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
The City acknowledges the unique needs of people with disabilities living in, working in or visiting Naperville and wants to help connect you with information about available resources to fill these needs. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive listing of all services and the City does not recommend any one service. The information, services offered and qualifications for those services may change at any time. Agencies and organizations may have eligibility criteria that must be met in order to receive certain services, for example: geographic location, age, income guidelines, type of disability or other criteria.
Please note that by making this information available it does not constitute any endorsements by the City of Naperville, its officers, or employees, or members of the Accessible Community Task Force or the Advisory Commission on Disabilities of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. Neither the City of Naperville, the Accessible Community Task Force or the Advisory Commission on Disabilities exercise editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. All links are provided and are intended solely for informational purposes and are not to be construed, under any circumstances, by implication or otherwise, as an endorsement. (View full disclaimer.)
Did you know?
In the City's most recent community survey of households reported having a resident with a disability recognized by the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Organizations and agencies that provide services, education, outreach and advocacy to empower persons with disabilities to effectively control and direct their lives
Schools and organizations that provide the resources to services the needs of students with disabilities
Local resources to provide people with disabilities with critical information in the event of an emergency
Organizations and government agencies that provide services in the training and job placement of people with disabilities
Organizations and government agencies that provide resources to assist people with disabilities with emergency expenses and other costs, such as healthcare and Social Security
Local city and county commissions, task forces, and departments that assist people with disabilities
Health Departments and Services
These organizations are resources when looking for free or low-cost programs supporting, advocating and educating individuals with disabilities and their families
Hearing and Vision
Organizations that offer an array of social services, advocacy, support services and assistive technology devices for people who are deaf, deaf/blind, visually impaired or hard of hearing.
Resources for looking for affordable housing arrangements for people with disabilities, including ability to live in the community with proper supports.
Legal Assistance and Information
These resources can assist with the legal needs of people with disabilities.
Programs that help in locating missing persons who are at risk of wandering and in informing first responders of special considerations needed when emergencies arise
Resources for those seeking mental health, behavioral health or substance abuse services for themselves or for family members
Resources available to people with disabilities to locate ADA accessible parking spots in downtown Naperville, an application for a Person with Disabilities Parking Card, and information about service
Recreation and Cultural Programs and Day Services
Organizations that provide recreational, cultural and sports programs for people with disabilities as well as day programs
Special Events Information
The City of Naperville strives to ensure that individuals with disabilities have equal opportunities to access and enjoy special events held in Naperville.
Organizations and agencies that provide services for families in planning the transition experience from post-secondary education to adult life for young adults with disabilities
Resources that provide information about public transportation programs for people with disabilities
Organizations that provide information and assistance to veterans with disabilities
Special accommodations when voting are available through the City of Naperville and both DuPage and Will Counties.