• Empowering Independence

    Empowering
    Independence

    Independent Living not only means equal rights, but also equal responsibility for citizens. Independence implies managing success as well as coping with challenges.

  • An Integrated Community

    An Integrated
    Community

    People with disabilities are equal and important members of our community and society. CPWD helps provide the support and services they need to live fulfilling, independent lives.

  • Sharing, Learning, Growing

    Sharing, Learning,
    Growing

    At CPWD, we value community, sharing, learning, growing and working together so that every person can achieve fulfillment and independence. We welcome your participation.

Our Goal

CPWD's goal is an integrated community that equally welcomes all members.  The Center for People with Disabilities works so that people with disabilities may live independently. We believe that there is nothing more disabling than pity.     Click here to read our 2013 Annual Report

People with disabilities are a powerful and significant part of our community, yet; as a group our social roles have been marginalized by bigotry, discrimination, poverty, isolation, dependency and pity. Americans with disabilities have not had access to transportation, housing and employment that other citizens have enjoyed; CPWD will change that.  

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