The Mission of the Dayle McIntosh Center is Access and Independence By, and For, People with Disabilities
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WELCOME TO THE DAYLE MCINTOSH CENTER FOR THE DISABLED 

An image that says Assistance is Free of Charge with two people holding hands.Welcome to the website of the Dayle McIntosh Center (DMC) a nonprofit organization of, by, and for people with disabilities. The center serves the greater Orange County area of Southern California and has offices in Anaheim and Laguna Hills.

Disability is a normal part of the human experience. One in every five Americans will have a disability during his or her lifetime. Access to resources, training, and support from peers equips individuals, who are disabled, with the tools they need to succeed!

DMC is a uniquely valuable community resource for the following reasons:

  • All individuals, who need help to establish or maintain their independence, are eligible for services regardless of the type or origin of their disabilities!
  • Assistance is provided free of charge to consumers! 
  • Services are available to individuals with disabilities throughout their lives!
  • Consumers play an active part in the development and implementation of their own service plans!
  • The staff and board of directors are widely diverse and represent several cultures and disability groups!
  • The center has almost 40 years experience developing and providing services to the disability population!
  • Staff and volunteers offer disability awareness presentations to community groups and share their individual experiences meeting the challenges of living with disabilities!
  • Technical support is available to the community on a wide-range of disability topics including accessibility standards and compliance requirements related to specific legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act!
  • A center for independent living, DMC is the only organization of its type in Orange County!

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