Services and Eligibility

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Who is eligible for California AgrAbility services?

Anyone who resides in California living with a disability or long-term health condition who works in agriculture. This includes:

  • Farm and/or Ranch Operators
  • Farm and/or Ranch Employees
  • Seasonal/Migrant Workers
  • Family Members of Workers

California AgrAbility assists people living with a disability. Examples of disabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Amputation
  • Stroke
  • Vision or Hearing Impairment
  • Respiratory Diseases
  • Spinal Cord or Back Injury
  • Chronic Illnesses or pain

What services are provided?

  • Farm site assessments to identify daily farm and living tasks that are difficult while client is living with the disability.
  • Recommendation of modifications, equipment, or assistive technology (AT) that will assist the client to complete tasks without further injury. 
  • Connection or referral to agency resources such as local or state programs that can help the client live a successful life. Some examples include peer support, transportation services, or clinical services. 
  • Outreach and presentations to help farmers and ranchers continue to do what they love most safely. 

 

There are no fees to receive California AgrAbility services.