Incorporated in 1976, the Disabled Resources Center, Inc. was founded by Jerry Stein, Lee Tardy and Warren Moss. Guided by the vision and dedication of the founders, the services offered by DRC evolved from giving information and referrals, to providing eighteen services to thousands of people each year in the cities of Artesia, Avalon, Cypress, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, La Palma, Long Beach, Seal Beach, and Signal Hill; plus 52 ZIP Codes in the City of Long Beach, Los Angeles County and Orange County, California.
Most of the staff members are people with disabilities, as are the members of the Board of Directors, who provide positive role models for other people with disabilities. The mission of the agency is, “To empower people with disabilities to live independently in the community, to make their own decisions about their lives and to advocate on their own behalf”.
Programs and Services
Assistive Technology (AT)
Assistive Technology Loan Program (Device Lending )
Community Advocacy for System Change
Personal Assistance (PA) Services
Benefits Education, Individual, and Systems Advocacy
Housing Services and Information
Information and Referral
Transitional Funding Program
Transitional Youth Program Ages 14-24
Independent Living Skills
Peer Support Services
Mobility Management Training
Ticket to Work
Covered CA and Medi-Cal Information
Warm Hands for Wheelchair Users
Membership Level: Civic Associate (Non-profit 501(c) Corporation, Church, School, Cultural Organization or Government Agency)
Categories: Non-Profit Organizations
Disabled Resources Center, Inc.
2750 E Spring St.
Long Beach, CA 90806 USA
M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm
(562) 427- 1000 (Main)
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