Disability Resources

Tri County Independent Living (TCIL)

Tri County Independent Living is offering help to prepare individuals with disabilities for Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) events. A few provisions available are food, transportation, backup batteries, and short-term hotel stays during power outages. Contact TCIL for assistance in completing the application or go to the Disability Disaster Access and Resource Center’s online application.

Department of Rehabilitation (DOR)

(707) 445-6300

Support with employment, independent living, and equality for individuals with disabilities. Blind Field Services staff on site.

Student Disability Resource Center

Below are a few modifications SDRC provides however, please visit their website for a comprehensive list of services and accommodations.

Transportation Service
Students with disabilities, who require on campus transportation assistance may request rides by calling SDRC at 707-826-4678 or emailing sdrc@humboldt.edu

Notetaking Services
Notetaking service accommodations are arranged by meeting remotely with an Accessibility Specialist who, in consultation with the student, arranges for the most appropriate Notetaking accommodation.

Captioning and Interpreting
Captioning and Interpreting services are available remotely by emailing sdrc@humboldt.edu and requesting an appointment with the Deaf & Hard of Hearing Coordinator. Arrangements for these accommodations can require extensive preparation and communication with various individuals and departments so advanced notification is highly recommended.

Disabled Person Parking Placards & Plates

DMV options for temporary or permanent placards and license plates, as well as information for Disabled Veterans License Plates and possible DV exceptions from paying vehicle registration and license fees, can be found here.

PG&E Programs

Programs offering reduced rates on energy bills.

Social Security Administration

Qualifying individuals may apply for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits

Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program

Phone equipment and access to telephone communication services are available at no cost to qualified persons who are deaf, hard of hearing or who have speech disabilities.