Success Stories
Advocating for Accessibility
A consumer needed a referral to a dentist who could provide wheelchair-accessible accommodations. The consumer and staff found a practice at UNC and called them to see what accommodations they could make.

We sent the information to the consumer and suggested they reach out to the Dental office. The next day the caller emailed back saying, “I am happy and relieved to tell you things are in the works.”
Adjusting to the Transition
Alliance has been working with a consumer that is living independently in an apartment after being homeless for 5 years. Our staff watched this consumer have difficulties and recognized the sign when she was needing assistance.

Over the course of several visits, we noticed a decline in the consumer’s demeanor, personal appearance, and the condition of their home. Staff helped the consumer call their Mental Health provider and asked that a new therapist be assigned as their previous therapist had moved out of the catchment area.

We started working with the consumer on self-advocacy and how to professionally ask for the services they need and are entitled to. The staff has witnessed the consumer's growth in confidence in addressing issues.

We maintain contact with the consumer regularly and the consumer is now getting a shower each morning, opening her blinds to let light in, and is planning at least one activity daily that she can accomplish.  
Our vision is to see North Carolinians who experience a disability live in the communities of their choice and be empowered to address their own needs.

With your support, we can make that vision a reality!

Support Alliance of Disability Advocates today!

Casino Night

Alliance of Disability Advocates is pleased to announce our annual #CasinoNight Fundraiser!

Join us for a fun-filled night with non-cash prize casino games including blackjack, roulette, craps, and poker. There will be a silent auction, raffle items, music, dancing, dinner, and so much more! 
WhenThursday, April 28th 
WhereBowstring Brewyard (1930 Wake Forest Road, Raleigh, NC, 27608) 
Time6 PM – 9 PM 
Ticket Price: $75 online OR $100 at the door 
Proceeds raised will go towards supporting our Reentry Program that assists formerly Incarcerated Individuals with Developmental Disabilities receive the support they need to live productively in the community.

Alliance takes pride in promoting the independent living philosophy. 

The majority of our organization is run and operated by people with significant disabilities. All of Alliance's services are free to those who identify as having a disability in our service area. 
Your support is incredibly important to us and we look forward to celebrating a Casino Night to remember! 
If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities - Contact    
Donations can also be made on our website at
Alliance of Disability Advocates - Resource of the Month
Our Resource Library provides a robust list of organizations serving the disability community in the state and across the country. This month We'd like to share the Department of Health and Human Services' Medicaid Communication Acess resource.
Medicaid resource infographic
Examples of Services Covered

  • Doctor appointments
  • Occupational therapy
  • Eye exams
  • Speech therapy
  • Dental exams
  • Physical therapy
  • Mental and Behavioral Health
  • Adult care
  • Urgent care
  • Hospice care
  • Audiology

For more information: Call 984-884-1093 or email the Medicaid Communication Access Coordinator at
COVID-19 - Protect Yourself from BA.2
If you are vaccinated, getting a booster shot is the best way to protect yourself and the community from COVID-19.
Dr. Anthony Fauci on the BA.2 variant, and the possibility of a new surge

According to Fauci, "only 67 percent of the total population are vaccinated and about 70 percent of the adults are vaccinated. We only have 50 percent of the people who are eligible to be boosted have gotten boosted."

"One thing is for sure, we're still, as a country, going in the right direction with regard to the downward trajectory of cases, hospitalizations, and deaths."
Alliance has updated its COVID-19 Information and Resource Page. Alliance staff can provide support to address health concerns and resources to ensure the disability community is well informed on the benefits of vaccinations and wearing masks around large groups of people.
For Questions, email us at:

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This project is supported, in part by grant number 1902NCILCL-00 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201