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Facilities

Accessible Park Facilities Parks Planning and development Coordinator 480-644-2643
Accessibility in City Buildings Dennis Ray, Facilities Maintenance Division 480-644-3733

 

Communication

Sign language interpreter sources

Postings for public meetings include contact information to request a sign language interpreter.

Contact individual departments.
City employees may refer to interpreter listing.

Interpreters for Court Proceedings City Court Interpreters Office 480-644-3109
TDD Machines Available On-site City Court
Main Library
Police Dispatching
Parks & Recreation
480-644-2936
480-644-2639
480-644-3012
480-644-4491
Arizona Relay Service for deaf, hard of hearing, or speech disabled. All City Departments AZ Relay 7-1-1
Enhanced Audio Hearing.ces for Council Chambers Channel 11
(Call 24 hours in advance to request)
480-644-3849
Closed Captioning Broadcasts Formal Council Meetings 480-644-3770
Braille services Mesa Public Library- Main Branch 480-644-3100
Voting Materials - Braille or large print City Clerk's Office
(available by request)
480-644-4868
Polling Place Accessibility City Clerk's Office
Curbside voting available at the polling place on request
ADA related questions, resources and materials Disability Empowerment Center

602-256-2245
602-542-6276
Hearing Loss and Impairment  Hearing Loss Association of America  

 

Housing

Landlord/Tenant housing questions Community Legal Services 602-258-3434
Housing Discrimination complaints Fair Housing 480-644-3536
Section 8 Housing Rental Assistance Vouchers Housing Services Division (by application only, preference to persons with disabilities) 480-644-3545
Housing loans or emergency grants for handicap modifications

Housing & Community Development
Rehab Assistant

480-644-3208
Solid waste pickup for those needing special assistance Trash/Recycling Line 480-644-2222
 Rebuilding Together Phoenix  Building ramps for the disabled  
 Ability 360 Home Modification   Program  Home modification for the disabled  

 

Transportation

Audible Pedestrian Signals for Visually Impaired/Blind or Deaf Child Street Signs/Curb ramp requests

Transportation Division

480-644-2160
Disabled Parking Enforcement Contact non-emergency police dispatch 480-644-2211
Public Transit East Valley Dial-a-Ride
City of Mesa Transit
480-633-0101
480-644-4131
Handicapped Parking at Business/ Commercial Property Complaints Arizona Attorney General's Office 602-542-5763

 

Community Concerns

Mesa Human Relations Advisory Board Diversity Office 480-644-5033
Neighborhood Issues Neighborhood Outreach Office 480-644-5700
Public Safety Crime Prevention Programs
Community Relations
480-644-2300
480-644-2283

 

Community Services

Library Programs
(large print books, Descriptive Service DVDs, computers, print magnifier, talking books, Braille books, captioned videos, homebound assistance, scooters, adaptive computer).

Call or visit your Library.
Not all services are available at all libraries

Main Library 480-644-3100

Dobson Ranch Library 480-644-3100

Red Mountain Library 480-644-3100

Mesa Express Library 480-644-3100

Adaptive Leisure Programs
(aquatics, sports, social activities, leisure education for people with disabilities)
Parks and Recreation Division Mark Grant -
Recreation Coordinator
480-644-3651
IRS Tax Benefits and Credits Internal Revenue Services 1-800-829-1040
TTY/TDD 1-800-829-4059
Endowment for Lupus Awareness

24-hour Hotline
602-512-9279
Arizona Developmental Disabilities Planning Council
Arizona Center for Disability Law ADA questions and resources 602-274-6287 (voice or TTY)
Pacific ADA Center ADA questions and resources 800-949-4232
VIPS: Volunteers in Police Service Opportunities to help with Disabled Parking Enforcement
Disability Plates and Placards Through Arizona Dept. of Transportation
Affordablecolleges.com

 Scholarship assistance for students with disabilities

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sleep Resources Resources and information for individuals dealing with ASD and sleep issues.

 

Advocacy

 Medical

 Medical decision advocacy and state and federal funds management  866-495-6735

 Ability360

 

 Advocating independence for individuals with disabilities  480-655-9751

 2-1-1

 Integrated community information and referral service  211 (When calling in Arizona)

 

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