Georgia

Demographic Data

Total state population
10,617,423
Total number of people with disabilities
12.6%
Breakdown by category of disability
Hearing difficulty
3.2%
Vision difficulty
2.5%
Cognitive difficulty
5.3%
Ambulatory difficulty
7.0%
Self-care difficulty
2.4%
Independent living difficulty
5.7%
Race/ethnicity breakdown
White
57.8%
Black or African American
31.9%
American Indian and Alaskan Native
0.4%
Asian
4.1%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
0.1%
Hispanic or Latino
9.8%
Other Race
3.0%
Two or more Races
2.7%

Employment and unemployment rates for people with disabilities

Employment rate for People with Disabilities (PwD)
36.8%
Unemployment rate for PwD
Number of PwD not working but actively looking for work
6.5%

Poverty rate for people with disabilities

Unemployment rate for PwD
23.8%

Number of AoD grantee programs across the country

CILs
Multiple Choices Center for Independent Living, Inc.
145 Barrington Drive
Athens, GA 30605
Phone: 706-850-4025
ED:Robin Oliver
Bainbridge Advocacy Individual Network, Inc.
P.O. Box 1674, 316 West Shotwell Street
Bainbridge, GA 39818
Phone: 229-246-0150
ED:Malissa Thompson
Disability Resource Center Northwest Georgia
170 Scoggins Drive
Domorest, GA 30535
NW GA Center for Independent Living, Inc.
527 Broad Street, Suite 101
Rome, GA 30161
Phone: 706-314-0008
ED:Maia Santamaria
Living Independence for Everyone, Inc.
5105 Paulson Street, Suite 143-B
Savannah, GA 31405
Phone: 912-920-2414
ED:Neil Ligon
Walton Options for Independent Living, Inc.
948 Walton Way
August, GA 30901
Phone: 706-724-6262
ED:Tiffany Clifford
Disability Action Center of Georgia, Inc., dba disABILITY LINK
1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102
Tucker, GA 30084
Phone: 404-687-8890
ED:Kim Gibson
The Middle Georgia Center for Independent Living, Inc. dba Disability Connections
3695 Broadway
Macon, GA 31206
Phone: 478-741-1425
ED:Michael Leverett
Access2Independence, Inc. dba A2I
1315 Delauney Avenue, Suite 201
Columbus, GA 31901
Phone: 706-405-2393
ED:Kirk Halcombe
State DD Council
Phone: (888) 275-4233
ED: Eric Jacobson
UCEDDs
Institute on Human Development and Disability
A University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service
College of Family and Consumer Sciences
River's Crossing Building, The University of Georgia
850 College Station Road
Athens, GA 30602-4806
Main Phone: 706-542-3457
Main Fax: 706-542-4815
Center for Leadership in Disability
Georgia State University
School of Public Health
75 Piedmont Ave NE
Suite 514
Atlanta, GA 30303
Main Phone: 404-413-1281
Main Fax: 404-413-1299
State P&A
CAP
Georgia Client Assistance Program
123 N. McDonough Street
Decatur, GA 30030
Phone: (404) 373-3116
Toll Free: (800) 822-9727
FAX: (404) 373-4110
TBI Program
Georgia Department of Public Health, Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Trust Fund Commission
ED:Craig Young
ED:Kenisha Tait

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