Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

What Are Your Options When Your Caregiver Hours Only Go So Far?

Posted by Emily Jensen on July 30, 2016 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)

We hear from people on a daily basis, who are frustrated because they depend on the help of a caregiver, but most state funded caregivers are legally only allowed to help for so many hours.  These caregivers often times would love to help for more hours, but they know that their jobs would be on the line if they were to go over those alotted hours.  What are these people supposed to do when they don't have family close by to come help them, and their neighbors are not trained in how...

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Door To Door Transportation

Posted by Ask Emily on November 20, 2013 at 3:10 PM Comments comments (19)

Some cities, states, and countries have done better than others when it comes to door to door transportation needs of their, "disabled" and/or, "elderly" residents. Some people with, "disabilities", and some, "elderly", can't drive at all, or they might be intimidated to drive for one reason or another, and they depend on public transportation services, church organizations, neighbors, friends, family, and other organizations to help them to get from point A to point B if it is not within wa...

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Tax Exemption approved!!!

Posted by Hope 4 Disabilities on August 27, 2010 at 1:21 AM Comments comments (0)

Guess what everybody??????  Hawaii Helps Disabilities received the 501 c 3 tax exempt approval letter from the IRS today.  whooo hooooo!!!!  time to celebrate a long 2 year journey.  :0)

Monday, July 26, 2010 marks the 20th anniversary for the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Posted by Hope 4 Disabilities on July 23, 2010 at 3:01 PM Comments comments (0)

Monday, July 26, 2010 marks the 20th anniversary for the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Since, community businesses, groups and individuals have made significant strides to provide programs and accommodations for the full inclusion of persons with disabilities in every day American life.

Cities across the United States are celebrating the ADA's accomplishments and re-committing to its ideals and goals.


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The American Disabilities Act in Action

Posted by Hope 4 Disabilities on July 22, 2010 at 6:02 PM Comments comments (14)

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