The Amputee Connection of Redlands‘ mission is to serve and encourage people with limb loss to enhance their physical and emotional health through peer counseling, educational & recreational programs, and community outreach. For more information, contact Luis at 213-700-0970 or Brenda at 951-858-6274.
Desert Ability Center’s mission is to maximize the quality of life for people living with disabilities. DAC is a 501(c) (3) non-profit that provides greater access to resources and information for people living with a disability. They achieve this by offering programs and services within the community that increase independence and mobility, improve and sustain health, and support basic human rights to have equal access. For more information, contact Judy May at 760-333-1529.
Palm Springs, California
Triumph Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to help individuals with Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) to triumph over their disability and to inspire them to keep moving forward with their lives by pushing themselves to get better every day. Triumph Foundation works to minimize the obstacles that one faces after suffering a Spinal Cord Injury. Triumph Foundation provides resources, hope and security to people living with paralysis – not just initially when the injury occurs, but as a lifelong support network. Additionally, we hold events that are a captivating force within the entire community. We are the go-to organization for people living with mobility impairments in Southern California. For more information, contact 661-803-3700.
The mission of the Neuro Vitality Center is to improve the quality of life of individuals and their families living with stroke and related neurological conditions through community-centered care, support, education and research. Building on the Stroke Recovery Center mission to provide therapies in a safe and secure environment of peers for Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) sufferers, the Neuro Vitality Center has expanded to include sufferers of degenerative nervous system disorders: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s Disease and other Neurological disorders. We believe comprehensive and integrated services aimed at restoring or supporting optimal function will minimize the impacts of chronic illness and enhance function to maintain well-being. There are multiple provider specialties required to meet the needs of the patient – physical medicine, behavioral medicine and spiritual needs. Our comprehensive care brings all the specialties together in one setting to treat the whole person. We also support the need for an expanded care team to address not only the patient but the family, the environment and long term continued support required to relieve the burden of living with a chronic condition and will continue research to demonstrate the efficacy of this position. For more information, contact 760-323-7676.
Palm Springs, California
The Lucky Fin Project creates a support network for parents across the United States and around the world. They link parents to medical information & resources, provide education on limb differences. They also host events and financially support efforts for children to attend specialized camps, obtain prosthetics and to fund other organizations within the limb different community