Our Mission is: To assist people with disabilities to live, work and socialize within a fully accessible community.Our Vision: We believe in and support equitable and inclusive communities for people living with disabilities.We do this by providing a variety of services including: Information and Referral, Advocacy, Community Living, Youth Services and Independent Living Skills Services, Peer Support, and more.
5605 Monroe St
Sylvania, Ohio 43560

  Voice: (419) 885-5733
	 (866) 885-5733
    TTY: (419) 885-5733
    Fax: (419) 882-4813
Website: 
http://www.abilitycenter.org/
 
 


 
Our Mission is: To assist people with disabilities to live, work and socialize within a fully accessible community.Our Vision: We believe in and support equitable and inclusive communities for people living with disabilities.We do this by providing a variety of services including: Information and Referral, Advocacy, Community Living, Youth Services and Independent Living Skills Services, Peer Support, and more.
1848 E. Perry Street, Suite 110
Port Clinton, OH 43452

  Voice: (419) 734-0330
	 (877) 734-0330
    TTY: (419) 734-0330
    Fax: (419) 732-6864
Website: 
http://www.abilitycenter.org/
 
 


 
Our Mission is: To assist people with disabilities to live, work and socialize within a fully accessible community. Our Vision: We believe in and support equitable and inclusive communities for people living with disabilities.We do this by providing a variety of services including: Information and Referral, Advocacy, Community Living, Youth Services and Independent Living Skills Services, Peer Support, and more.
P. O. Box 213,
Ney, Ohio 43549

  Voice: (419) 782-5441
	 (877) 209-8336
    TTY: (419) 782-5441
Website: 
http://www.abilitycenter.org/
 
 


 
The Access Center is a non-profit, non-residential center for independent living funded through Title VII of the Rehabilitation Act and whose board and staff are comprised entirely of people with disabilities. Our mission is to ensure that people with disabilities have complete access to the communities in which they wish to live. We do so through offering advocacy, information and referral, independent living skills training, peer support, our recycled durable medical equipment program and through assisting individuals transition from institutional settings to community living.
901 S Ludlow Street
Dayton, Ohio 45402

  Voice: (937) 341-5202
    TTY: (937) 341-5218
    Fax: (937) 341-5217
  Email: alan@acils.com
Website: 
http://www.acils.com/
 
 


 
Access Ohio: Offers training and technical assistance throughout the State of Ohio on the Americans with Disabilities Act. We are a division of The Center for Disability Empowerment which is a community-based, non-residential center that is driven by the choice and direction of people with disabilities. CDE serves individuals of any age, with any disability so they may be participants and contributors in their communities as they live, learn, worship, work and play alongside people who do not have disabilities.
510 E. North Broadway 4th Floor, Columbus, Ohio 43214

  Voice: 614-575-8055
Website: 
http://www.access-ohio.org
 
 


 
"The [accessible parking sign] locations shall be designated through the posting of an elevated sign, whether permanently affixed or movable, imprinted with the international symbol of access and shall be reasonably close to exits, entrances, elevators, and ramps. All elevated signs posted in accordance with this division and division (C) of section 3781.111 of the Revised Code shall be mounted on a fixed or movable post, and the distance from the ground to the bottom edge of the sign shall measure not less than five feet. If a new sign or a replacement sign designating a special parking location is posted on or after October 14, 1999, there also shall be affixed upon the surface of that sign or affixed next to the designating sign a notice that states the fine applicable for the offense of parking a motor vehicle in the special designated parking location if the motor vehicle is not legally entitled to be parked in that location."
Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 16520
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520

  Voice: (614)752-7500
Website: 
http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/4511.69
 
 


 
This section of the Ohio Revised Code describes placard eligibility.
Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 16520
Columbus, Ohio 43216-6520

  Voice: (614)752-7500
Website: 
http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/4503.44
 
 


 
Assistive Technology of Ohio (AT Ohio) is a federally funded non-proft organization housed at The Ohio State University. AT Ohio's fiscal agent is The Ohio State University Research Foundation. AT Ohio is the officially designated tech act program for Ohio. AT Ohio's mission is to help Ohioans with disabilities acquire assistive technology. We offer several programs and services to achieve that goal. We also keep up with current legislative activity that affects persons with disabilities.
Dodd Hall Address
Assistive Technology of Ohio 
Rm 1139 Dodd Hall
480 Medical Center Drive
Columbus, Ohio 43210

  Voice: (800) 784-3425
    TTY: (614) 293-4963
  Email: atohio@osu.edu
Website: 
http://www.atohio.org/
 
 


 
The Center for Disability Empowerment (CDE) is a community-based, non-residential center that is driven by the choice and direction of people with disabilities (consumers). CDE serves individuals of any age, with any disability, who are residents of Franklin and Delaware, Ohio counties. We help consumers develop highly personal Independent Living Plans, with self-set goals, priorities and timelines. CDE provides support and resources to enable consumers to meet their individual goals for living, learning, worshiping, and playing alongside people who do not have disabilities.
Center for Disability Empowerment
670 Morrison Rd., Suite 200, Gahanna, OH 43230

  Voice: (614) 575-8055
    Fax: (614) 861-0392
  Email: info@disabilityempowerment.net
Website: 
http://www.disabilityempowerment.net/
 
 


 
Our Mission: To break down architectural and attitudinal barriers, build bridges to understanding, and create options and choices in the continuous process of empowerment of persons with disabilities.
632 Vine Street, Suite 305 
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

  Voice: (513) 241-2600
    TTY: (513) 241-7170
    Fax: (513) 241-1707
Website: 
http://www.cilo.net/
 
 


 
The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry or familial status.
Cincinnati City Hall Human Relations Commission
801 Plum Street, Room 158, Cincinnati, OH 45202

  Voice: (513) 352-2466
    TTY: (513) 852-3344
Website: 
http://crc.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry or familial status.
Akron Government Center
161 S. High Street, Suite 205
Akron Ohio 44308-1602

  Voice: (888) 278-7101
	 (330) 643-3100
    TTY: (330) 643-1488
Website: 
http://crc.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry or familial status.
Rhodes State Office Tower,
30 E. Broad Street, 4th floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3414

  Voice: (888) 278-7101
	 (614) 466-5928
    TTY: (614) 753-2391
Website: 
http://crc.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry or familial status.
Frank Lausche Building
615 W. Superior Avenue, Suite 885
Cleveland, Ohio 44113-1897

  Voice: (888) 278-7101
	 (216) 787-3150
    TTY: (216) 787-3549
Website: 
http://crc.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry or familial status.
40 W. 4th Center, Suite 1900
Dayton, Ohio 45402-1857

  Voice: (888) 278-7101
	 (937) 285-6500
    TTY: (937) 285-6500
Website: 
http://crc.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry or familial status.
One Government Center
Room 936
Jackson & Erie Streets
Toledo, Ohio 43604

  Voice: (888) 278-7101
	 (419) 245-2900
    TTY: (419) 245-2900
Website: 
http://crc.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
The primary function of The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is to enforce state laws against discrimination. OCRC receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry or familial status.
Rhodes State Office Tower,
30 E. Broad Street, 5th floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

  Voice: (888) 278-7101
	 (614) 466-2785
    Fax: (614) 466-7742
Website: 
http://crc.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
The mission of the Fairfield Center for disAbilities and Cerebral Palsy, Inc. is to create a better future for people with a disability by increasing and enhancing their lifestyle opportunities
Fairfield Center for Disabilities and Cerebral Palsy
681 E. Sixth Avenue
Lancaster, Ohio 43130

  Voice: (740)653-5501
	 (740)653-6046
  Email: fcdcp@sbcglobal.net
Website: 
https://fcdcpohio.org
 
 


 
The Governor's Council on People with Disabilities exists to: advise the Governor and General Assembly on statewide disability issues; educate and advocate for: partnerships at the local, state and national level; promotion of equality, access and independence; development of employment opportunities; promote the value of diversity, dignity and the quality of life for people with disabilities; be a catalyst to create systemic change promoting awareness of disability-related issues that will ultimately benefit all citizens of Ohio.
400 E. Campus View Blvd.
Columbus, Ohio 43235-4604

  Voice: (614) 438-1391
    TTY: (614) 438-1391
    Fax: (614) 438-1257
Website: 
http://gcpd.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
Our Mission is: To offer services for Individuals with disabilities that will allow them to remain active and independent within their homes and communities. We do this by providing Information and Referral, Advocacy, Peer Support and Independent Living Skills Training. The also provides Educational Programs (Power to Change). Recreational and Socialization (Y-membership, youth soccer, basketball and golf).
P.O. Box 136
Fredericktown, Ohio 44903

  Voice: (740) 392-3191
Website: 
http://www.ilcnco.org/index.html
 
 


 
Our Mission is: To offer services for Individuals with disabilities that will allow them to remain active and independent within their homes and communities. We do this by providing Information and Referral, Advocacy, Peer Support and Independent Living Skills Training. The also provides Educational Programs (Power to Change). Recreational and Socialization (Y-membership, youth soccer, basketball and golf).
Central Office
1 Marion Avenue
Suite 115c
Mansfield, Ohio 44903

  Voice: (419) 526-6770
    Fax: (419) 526-6870
Website: 
http://www.ilcnco.org/
 
 


 
Consumer-directed to ensure a society of equal opportunity for all persons, regardless of disability.
LEAP's Cleveland Office:
2545 Lorain Ave.
Cleveland OH 44113

  Voice: (216)696-2716
    TTY: (216)696-2716
    Fax: (216)687-1453
Website: 
http://www.leapinfo.org
 
 


 
Consumer-directed to ensure a society of equal opportunity for all persons, regardless of disability.
2100 North Ridge Road Elyria, OH 44035

  Voice: (440)324-3444
    TTY: (440)324-3444
    Fax: (440)324-2112
Website: 
http://www.leapinfo.org
 
 


 
The Mid-Ohio Board for an Independent Living Environment ( MOBILE) is a non-profit Center for Independent Living directed by persons with disabilities. MOBILE was founded on principles that affirm the right of persons with disabilities to live their lives with a full measure of liberty and human dignity.
690 S. High Street
Columbus, OH 43206

  Voice: (614)443-5936
    TTY: (614)443-5957
    Fax: (614)443-5954
  Email: info@mobileonline.org
Website: 
http://www.mobileonline.org
 
 


 
The Attorney Generals duties fall into three broad functions. First, the Attorney General is the lawyer for the State of Ohio and its departments, boards and agencies. This office represents the legal interests of the state, provides legal advice when requested by our clients, engages in litigation on behalf of the state and defends the state when it is sued. The Attorney General is responsible for the collection of debts owed to the state. Second, the office has enforcement authority in areas as empowered by the General Assembly. These areas include consumer protection, charitable solicitation, antitrust actions and organized crime. Finally, the office works with local law enforcement agencies at their request and provides criminal justice support services through the Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation, peace officer training through the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission and task force participation through Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission. Occasionally, at the invitation of local prosecutors, attorneys with the Office will serve as special prosecutors in criminal cases.
State Office Tower
30 E. Broad Street, 17th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3428

  Voice: (614)466-4320
	 (800)282-0515
Website: 
http://www.ohioattorneygeneral.gov
 
 


 
The Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS) is an independent state agency and the federally and state designated Protection and Advocacy system and Client Assistance Program for people with disabilities in the State of Ohio. The mission of OLRS is to protect and advocate, in partnership with people with disabilities, for their human, civil and legal rights...OLRS provides information about advocating for the rights of people with disabilities through the agency's publications and advocacy resources. OLRS also offers advocacy services that are free and confidential. Services range from information and referral, to mediation and negotiation, to legal advocacy.
50 West Broad Street, Suite 1400
Columbus, Ohio 43215-5923

  Voice: (614)466-7264
	 (800)282-9181
    Fax: (614)644-1888
  Email: intake@olrs.state.oh.us
Website: 
http://www.disabilityrightsohio.org
 
 


 
Mission: To help Ohioans improve the quality of their lives. Vision: To be the nations leading family support and workforce development system.
30 E. Broad Street, 32nd Floor
Columbus, Ohio 43215

  Voice: (877) 852-0010
	 (614) 466-2100
Website: 
http://jfs.ohio.gov/
 
 


 
The Ohio Legal Rights Service (OLRS) is an independent state agency and the federally and state designated Protection and Advocacy system and Client Assistance Program for people with disabilities in the State of Ohio. The mission of OLRS is to protect and advocate, in partnership with people with disabilities, for their human, civil and legal rights...OLRS provides information about advocating for the rights of people with disabilities through the agency's publications and advocacy resources. OLRS also offers advocacy services that are free and confidential. Services range from information and referral, to mediation and negotiation, to legal advocacy.
50 West Broad Street, Suite 1400
Columbus, Ohio 43215-5923

  Voice: (614)466-7264
    TTY: (614)728-2553
    Fax: (614)644-1888
Website: 
http://www.disabilityrightsohio.org
 
 


 
Functions of the Board of Building Standards: A) Formulate, adopt, and amend the Building, Mechanical, Plumbing, Elevator, Boiler, and Pressure Piping Codes. B) Certify municipal, county, and township building departments to exercise enforcement authority and to accept and approve plans and specifications, and make inspections and to inspect power, refrigerating, hydraulic, heating, oxygen and other gaseous piping, and liquefied petroleum gas piping systems. C) Conduct hearings, make investigations as deemed necessary or desirable in the discharge of its duties. The BBS is a part of the Division of Industrial Compliance, in the Ohio Department of Commerce.
6606 Tussing Road, P.O. Box 4009
Reynoldsburg, Ohio 43068-9009

  Voice: (614) 644-2613
    Fax: (614) 644-3147
Website: 
http://www.com.ohio.gov/dico/bbs.aspx
 
 


 
OOD is the state agency that serves Ohioans with disabilities by helping achieve quality employment, independence and Social Security disability determination outcomes through its Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation (BVR), Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired (BSVI) and Bureau of Disability Determination (BDD). By working with partners across business, government, educational and non-profit sectors, RSC vocational rehabilitation team guides youths with disabilities regarding career preparation; works with people who acquire disabilities mid-career; and advises companies about disability management and workplace solutions, which allows them to recruit talented professionals and retain valuable employees. BDD adjudicates claims for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI).
400 E. Campus View Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43235-4604

  Voice: (614)438-1200
    TTY: (614)438-1200
Website: 
http://ood.ohio.gov
 
 


 
The Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD) is a statewide, nonprofit organization that serves families of infants, toddlers, children and youth with disabilities in Ohio, and agencies who provide services to them. OCECD works through the coalition efforts of the 48 parent and professional disability organizations which comprise the Coalition.
165 West Center Street, Suite 302
Marion, OH 43302-3741

  Voice: (740) 382-5452
	 (800) 374-2806
    TTY: (800) 374-2806
	 (740) 382-5452
    Fax: (740) 383-6421
  Email: ocecd@gte.net
Website: 
http://www.ocecd.org/
 
 


 
The goal of SIL is to ensure that people with disabilities have the same opportunities and choices available to others in areas such as public access, education, employment, housing, transportation and recreation.
26250 Euclid Avenue, Suite 415, Euclid, Ohio 441224

  Voice: (216)731-1529
    Fax: (216)731-3083
Website: 
http://www.sil-oh.org/
 
 


 
The Society for Equal Access has two purposes: 1) Help individuals with disabilities live independently. 2) Serve the community by helping create an environment that is accessible for everyone. These goals are accomplished through the following: 1) Provision of direct services to individuals with disabilities. 2) Provision of services to the community.
1458 5th Street NW
New Philadelphia Ohio 44663

  Voice: (330) 343-9292
	 (888) 213-4452
Website: 
https://seailc.org/
 
 


 
Our mission is to offer opportunities to consumers with disabilities that will maximize their choices to live in accessible communities. We are dedicated to eliminating all barriers to access in the community, including housing, employment, transportation and recreation.
418 South Broad Street
Lancaster, Ohio  43130

  Voice: (740)689-1494
	 (888)957-6245
    TTY: (740)689-1494
    Fax: (740)689-1455
Website: 
http://www.socil.org
 
 


 
Our mission is to offer opportunities to consumers with disabilities that will maximize their choices to live in accessible communities. We are dedicated to eliminating all barriers to access in the community, including housing, employment, transportation and recreation.
Job Service Center
389 West Front Street
Logan, Ohio  43138

  Voice: (740)380-1545 Ext: 246
Website: 
http://www.socil.org
 
 
 
 

  Voice: (800) 750-0750
    TTY: (800) 750-0750
Website: 
https://transition.fcc.gov/cgb/dro/trs_ohio.html
 
 


 
Tri-County's mission is to empower citizens with disabilities to be in charge of their lives and participate as members of their communities. Through our collective strength, we advocate for the elimination of societal barriers and strive to achieve community accessibility and acceptance.
680 E Market St - Suite 205
Akron, OH 44304

  Voice: (330) 762-0007
    Fax: (330) 762-7416
  Email: info@tcilc.org
Website: 
http://www.tcilc.org/
 
 


 
The University of Cincinnati (UC) University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) is one of 67 programs in the US serving as a resource for those involved in education, research and service who are working to meet the needs of people with developmental disabilities.
UCEDD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
MLC 4002
3333 Burnet Avenue
Cincinnati OH 45229-3039

  Voice: (513) 636-4618
    TTY: (513) 636-4900
    Fax: (513) 636-0107
Website: 
http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/patients/child/special-needs/medical/developmental/
 
 
 

Last Updated on:
Mon Jul 10, 2017