Community Access Services is a member of several organizations that monitor state and federal legislation that impacts individuals with developmental disabilities.
Oregon Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Coalition – The mission of the Oregon DD Coalition is to promote quality service and supports which respectfully further the rights, equality, justice, and inclusion for all Oregonians with developmental disabilities and their families.
Association of People Supporting Employment First (ASPE) is the only national organization with an exclusive focus on integrated employment and career advancement opportunities for individuals with disabilities. APSE is a growing national non-profit membership organization, founded in 1988 and is now known as Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE).
National Association of Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) – The NADSP mission is to promote the development of a highly competent human services workforce that supports individuals with IDD in achieving their life goals.
Community Provider Association of Oregon (CPAO) represents and assists private residential and vocational providers who serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR) successfully addresses the needs and interests of private providers before Congress, federal agencies and national advocacy organizations.
Family and Community Together (FACT) is a family leadership organization for individuals and their families experiencing disabilities, working collaboratively to facilitate positive change in policies, systems, and attitudes, through family support, advocacy, and partnerships.