Welcome! For over the past 75 years,

The Society for disABILITIES has enhanced the quality of life for people with disabilities within the Central Valley. The Society provides recreational programs including: adapted snow ski, water ski, bike camp, a Day on the Farm, bowling, soccer, and a special needs ball. We also operate the largest medical equipment loan closet within Northern California, loaning out walkers, wheelchairs, bedside commodes, and hospital beds for those in need. We are a community resource and referral agency and operate a thrift store, providing job training skills. We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization approved by the Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt, charitable organization.
Federal Tax ID#94-1279804


Aktion and Buddy Club

Where are all of our Aktion and Buddy Club Friends at?

We are excited to announce that our next meeting will be Friday, May 20, 2022 from 6:00-8:00PM at UCP in Modesto. We will have games, crafts, music, and so much more! We can’t wait to see all of our friends out there!

To register as a PARTICIPANT, please fill out this form HERE.
To register as a VOLUNTEER, please fill out this form HERE.

For any questions, comments, or concerns please call us at (209) 524-3536 or email channa@societyfordisabilites.org and we will be happy to assist you.


Day on the Farm

Hello to all of our Society Friends and Families. We are pleased to announce that our annual Day on the Farm event will be on Saturday, June 18, 2022!

Are you ready to head over to Sanchez Ranch in Oakdale for a day of fun? We are too and we cannot wait to see you all again for our Day on the Farm event! Bring the family for this one day event where you get to experience life on a working farm. The day will be filled with plenty of activities including a petting zoo, horseback riding, crafts, and so much more.

For more information or to register, head over HERE.
We are always in need of volunteers for this wonderful event!


Water Skiing Unlimited

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!

The weather is getting warmer, and that could only mean one thing. It’s that time of year again for our water ski program. Join us at Modesto Reservoir throughout the summer to enjoy a day of fun out on the water.

Pre-registration is required for the program so don’t wait and register TODAY! The cost is $5 per session and we have plenty of dates to choose from.

For more information or to register, head over HERE.
No experience needed to lend a hand.


Donations

Are you spring cleaning and have items that you want to donate to our Thrift Store or Loan Closet?

We are always accepting donations in sellable condition to help fund the many programs and services that we offer. If you have medical equipment that you no longer need, we would be glad to accept those from you as well.

**DONATION PICK UPS are unavailable for the time being. We are still open to donation drop offs at our Thrift Store if you are able to bring your gently used items to us.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact us at (209) 497-6552 and we’ll be happy to assist you.


Sign Language Classes

Are you interested in learning Sign Language?  Well here’s your chance to get started. We offer classes for beginners to learn the fundamentals needed to be able to communicate through American Sign Language.

Our fall class is an intro class for those that want to start to learn. This is a 10-week course hosted on Tuesday evenings and start on September 6, 2022 and the cost is $75 per session, per student.

To be placed on the waitlist, fill out this form HERE.
If you are unsure whether or not the class would be appropriate for you, give us a call at (209) 524-3536 and we can help you assess whether the class will work for you.


Bowling

Love to bowl? Then join us on the FIRST and THIRD Thursday of each month (unless otherwise stated) for our adapted bowling program.

All bowling sessions take place at McHenry Bowl from 4:00 – 5:00PM. Bowlers of all skill and abilities are welcome to join.

To help offset the costs for the program, we are charging each bowler $5 per session. Pre-registration and payment is required before each session.

To register a bowler, fill out this form HERE.
If you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact us at (209) 524-3536.


Aktion Club of Stanislaus County

Check out the new service club that has been started, right here in our community! Read More


Donate Your Car Today!​

Have you thought about donating your car to charity? You can now support Society for disABILITIES by donating your car today. Read More

Get in Touch

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1129 8th Street, Suite 101 Modesto, CA 95354

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(209) 524-3536 Phone (209) 524-1205 FAX

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