Disability Ministry Organizations

Some of the organizations and ministries below are Christian, some are secular. I am not sure all organizations and ministries are doctrinally sound.

Ability Ministry

http://www.abilityministry.com

Christian Churches Disability Ministry (CCDM) brings awareness to the disability community through their Blazing New Trails program and other projects. They also offer brochures, booklets and books to help you minister to people with disabilities.

Christ for People with Developmental Disabilities

https://www.christforpeople.com

Christ For People With Developmental Disabilities shares the love and word of God with disabled people. They encourage participants through praise and worship, Bible lessons, prayer, fun activities, and fellowship.

Crossroads Fellowship in Australia

http://www.crossroadsfellowship.org.au

Crossroads is a Christ-centered organization for people with disabilities. They provide resources on how to assist people with disabilities. There are also books for children with disabilities.

Elevate Christian Disability Trust

https://elevatecdt.org.nz

Elevate Christian Disability Trust is a non-profit, interdenominational Christian organization that serves people with disabilities. They promote awareness of people with disabilities through churches, community groups, information seminars and camps. They also provide resources through audio library, Braille and large print books for the Blind or Visually Impaired.

Friendship Ministries

https://friendship.org

Friendship Ministries is a non-profit Christian organization that helps churches and organizations around the world to share God’s love with people who have intellectual disabilities. They can provide a model for ministry, help as to how to get started with disability ministry, materials you can use to learn about God together, consultation, training, and encouragement. They also provide Bible study materials in Spanish language for Spanish people with intellectual disabilities.

Hope Haven

https://www.hopehaven.org

Hope Have reaches out with love, hope and opportunity to adults and children with special needs. They offer a variety of programs to meet the needs of this special group of people. They also share the good news of Jesus Christ to them so they, too, can experience the love of God.

Inspiration Ministries

http://www.inspirationministries.org

Inspiration Ministries is a Christian-based residential community and respite care provider for adults with ability challenges. Their work center, resale shop, special events and volunteer opportunities give people with disabilities a chance to build friendships and serve the community.

Joni and Friends International Disability Center

http://www.joniandfriends.org

Joni and Friends is a ministry that reaches out to people with disabilities. They evangelize people affected by disabilities, as well as their families. They also train and mentor people with disabilities so they, too, can reach out to others.

Joy Fellowship

http://www.joyfellowship.bc.ca
http://joyfellowship.online

Joy Fellowship is an interdenominational Christian ministry in Vancouver. The focus of this ministry is to reach out and address the needs of people with mental or physical disabilities. They offer Bible studies, outreach teams, special events, and more programs for people with disabilities.

Life Without Limbs

http://www.lifewithoutlimbs.org

Life Without Limbs is founded by Nick Vujicic. This organization is all about sharing Jesus Christ to those with special needs or disabilities. Its mission is to cross boundaries and break down barriers to build bridges that bring people to the love and hope found in Jesus Christ.

Lift Disability Network

http://www.liftdisability.net

Lift Disability Network is founded in Christian faith. This ministry provides the disability community a safe place where they can have fellowship with one another and pray for each other. LDN also aids the disability family with programs that include social services, mentoring, mental health and family counseling, social events, and spiritual development.

Loving Education at Home (LEAH)

http://www.leah.org/parents-instructing-challenged-children
http://www.leah.org

Parents Instructing Challenged Children (PICC) is a ministry of LEAH ( Loving Education At Home), a Christian home education support organization. PICC helps families with children who have special needs. They provide support, resources, counseling, and more.

Mark 2 Ministries

http://www.mark2ministries.org

The ministry of Mark 3 Ministries is focused in reaching out to people with disabilities. Evangelism and discipleship are the top priorities of Mark 2 Ministries in ministering to people with disabilities.

Mephibosheth Ministry

http://www.mephiboshethministry.org

Mephibosheth Ministry reaches out to people disabilities, as well as their families, and they offer help and encouragement to people affected by their chronic illness.

NATHHAN

http://nathhan.com

NATHHAN stands for National Challenged Homeschoolers Associated Network. This organization helps Christian families with members that have special needs. They provide resources, as well as counseling.

Rest Ministries

http://restministries.com

Rest Ministries is non-profit Christian organization that serves people with disabilities and chronic illness. They provide disabled individuals, as well as their families, with spiritual, emotional, relational, and practical support through their programs and resources.

Through the Roof

http://www.throughtheroof.org

Through the Roof is a national Christian ministry that equips churches and organizations to fulfill the biblical message of inclusion of people with disability in the society. They also provide opportunities for Christians to get involved with mission to and with disabled people such as those that are mobility impaired, those that have learning disabilities or mental health issues, those that are sight and hearing impaired.

Disabled Living Foundation (DLF)- Secular

http://www.dlf.org.uk

DLF is a national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living for people with disabilities. Services they provide include: counseling, lending library, services for parents with disabled children, business support for manufacturers of daily living equipment, and more.

Easter Seals - Secular

Easter Seals provides services, education, outreach, and advocacy to people living with disabilities. These services will help this special group to live, learn, work, play and blend in our communities. This organization provides development support to physical rehabilitation and job training for people with disabilities.



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