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National Faith-based Organizations

  • Joni and Friends is dedicated to extending the love and message of Jesus Christ to people who are affected by disability. They offer family retreats, regional conferences, and a wide range of ministry resources.
  • National Apostolate for Inclusion Ministry (NAfIM) supports the full inclusion of persons with intellectual/developmental disabilities in the life of the Catholic Church.
  • CCFH Ministries seeks to enhance the lives of persons with disabilities by training others in ministry and partnering with others to meet physical and spiritual needs.
  • Key Ministry builds bridges to help connect churches with families of kids with hidden disabilities.
  • Special Touch Ministry, Inc. serves the concerns of people with disabilities through a wide range of services, including retreats, conferences, and training seminars.

Denominational Disability Outreach

Regional Faith-based Organizations

  • Virginia – Faith Inclusion Network connects people with disabilities to faith communities that are welcoming and genuinely want to include everyone. They also provide resources to help faith communities become more inclusive.
  • Florida – Nathaniel's Hope shares "the Hope" with kids with special needs and their families.
  • Michigan – CLC Network provides education and lifelong support services.
  • Michigan – The Gray Center cultivates the strengths of individuals with autism and those who interact with them.
  • Indiana – Sonrise Camps and Retreats (part of Bethesda Lutheran Communities) provide a 5-day summer Bible camp experience for adults who have intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.
  • Washington – Bridge Ministries programs and services exist to improve mobility, promote inclustion, and enrich community.
  • Ontario, Canada – We Love Our Friends provides opportunities for fun and fellowship for our friends with developmental disabilities.

Education/Discussion Websites

  • Church Access for Persons with Disabilities offers Catholic teachings on disability, along with practical suggestions and resources for inclusion.
  • Faithability is a source of articles on religion and disability, with space for comments and discussion.
  • The 5 Stages:  Changing Attitudes is designed to help you change attitudes about disabilities. This site is provided to equip you to start conversations about disability issues, so that this mission will become a movement.

National Disability Organizations