NYC Resources

NYC Access-a-Ride

NYC Paratransit service – shared ride at equal cost of MTA bus or subway fare.  Must register to use.


NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities

Information on programs and accessibility in NYC.

Disabled in Action NYC

Civil rights membership organization that advocates on behalf of people with disabilities.



New York State vocational and educational services for people with disabilities.  Helps with costs related to returning to work or school.   Can help finance schooling and vehicle adaptions.

The Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY

Part of the Independent Living network;CIDNY’s Consumer Services: CIDNY’s offices in Manhattan and Queens provide benefits counseling, direct services (e.g. housing assistance, transition services for youth with disabilities, employment-related assistance, healthcare access, peer support groups), information and referrals, and recreational activities. There are no charges to consumers for CIDNY’s services.