Arizona

Demographic Data

Total state population
7,278,717
Total number of people with disabilities
13.2%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
4.0%
Vision difficulty
2.5%
Cognitive difficulty
5.1%
Ambulatory difficulty
7.0%
Self-care difficulty
2.4%
Independent living difficulty
5.7%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
78.3%
Black or African American
4.7%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
4.6%
Asian
3.3%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.2%
Hispanic or Latino
31.7%
Other Race
5.0%
Two or more Races
3.9%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
34.1%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
10.2%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
27.6%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Assist To Independence
P. O. Box 4133
Tuba City, AZ 86045
Phone: 928-283-6261
ED:Eileen Tohonnie
Arizona Bridge to Independent Living/dba Ability 360
5025 East Washington Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85034
Phone: 602-256-2245
ED:Phillip Pangrazio
DIRECT Center for Independence, Inc.
1001 North Alvernon Way
Tucson, AZ 85711
Phone: 520-624-6452
ED:Vicki Cuscino
New Horizons Disability Empowerment Center
9400 East Valley Road, Suite One
Prescott Valley, AZ 96314
Phone: 928-772-1266
ED:David Siegler
Services Maximizing Independent Living & Empowerment dba SMILE
1929 South Arizona Avenue, Suite 11
Yuma, AZ 85364
Phone: 928-329-6681
ED:Brenda Howard
State DD Council
Phone: (602) 542-8977
ED:Erica McFadden
UCEDDs
Sonoran UCEDD
University of Arizona
Department of Family and Community Medicine
1521 E. Helen Street
Tucson, AZ 85721
Main Phone: 520-626-0442
Main Fax: 520-626-0081
Arizona UCEDD
Northern Arizona University
Institute for Human Development
912 Riordan Ranch Road
PO Box 5630
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-5630
Main Phone: 928-523-7921
Main Fax: 928-523-9127
TTY: 928-523-1695
State P&As
CAP/PADD/PAIMI/PAIR/PABSS/PAAT/PATBI/PAVA
Arizona Center for Disability Law
177 North Church Avenue, Suite 800
Tucson, AZ 85701
Phone: (520) 327-9547
Toll Free: (800) 922-1447
FAX: (520) 884-0992

Join us and stay tuned!

We’ll keep you up to date on all events, webinars, and newsletters!

The Disability Employment TA Center

Transforming AoD’s Networks through Systems Change, Innovation and Collaboration

Our Funders

This website was created by The Lewin Group/TASH under the Administration for Community Living (Administration on Disabilities) . Contract HHSP233201500088I / 75P00120F37007.