Center for Independence of Individuals with Disablities
The Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities (CID) is a private, nonprofit corporation located in San Mateo, California. Incorporated in 1979, CID is a consumer-driven, community-based, services and advocacy organization serving San Mateo County. By federal mandate, the majority of our Staff, Management, and Board of Directors consist of people with disabilities.
CID is one of 29 Independent Living Centers in the State of California and 424 Independent Living Centers in the United States. We are affiliated with other ILCs through our membership and participation in the California Foundation of Independent Living Centers and the National Council of Independent Living. CID is affiliated with other nonprofit agencies through our membership in the California Association of Non-Profits.
Independent Living Generalist
Tel: 650-645-1780 ext 118
Center for Independence of Individuals with Disabilities
Housing Accessibility Modification (HAM)
1515 S. El Camino Real, Suite 400
San Mateo, CA 94402
Housing Accessibility Modification (HAM)- CID’s HAM program provides grants to low income disabled individuals and families for retrofitting their homes in order to make them accessible (handrails, ramps, etc.). This allows the client to remain in their current residence, thereby avoiding possible subsidies, homelessness or dislocation. For general information regarding Independent Living Centers throughout California visit the California Foundation for Independent Living Center’s Web site. http://www.cfilc.org