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Commission on Disabilities

The Commission on Disabilities works to increase opportunities and remove barriers for people with disabilities by facilitating full and equal participation in all aspects of life within the City of Revere. We assure compliance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act. With this in mind, we will help influence public policy by advising and working with all departments within the city on issues impacting persons with disabilities and their families, educating and informing all residents on disability issues and increasing opportunities for persons with disabilities to reach their maximum potential in independence, human development, productivity, and self-sufficiency.

COVID-19 Update

 As a matter of public health and safety due to COVID19, effective immediately, the City of Revere Disabilities Department along with all municipal buildings is closed to the public. We will not be accepting applications or requests regarding HP Parking Spots or HP Sign Removals until further notice. We will not be servicing any walk-in customers. Residents are still encouraged to call us at (781) 286-8267 or by emailing disabilities@revere.org. We will get back to you as soon as possible. 

PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION

People in the disability community may be at a higher risk of contracting the Coronavirus due to underlying medical complications. I encourage you to educate yourself about the latest guidance from the CDC, and to take everyday precautions. For the latest guidance, please see the CDC website. The latest statewide information is also available online at Mass.gov . The most up to date information about City of Revere safety restrictions, school information, and local resources visit the homepage. You may also call the City of Revere constituent services hotline at 311 or 781-286-8311 for information and any non-emergency requests. Also you can call the State 211 constituent services hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This service is also available in a multitude or languages.

Residents are asked to not call 9-1-1 unless you are experiencing a medical emergency. Also - do not go to a hospital or emergency room to get tested for COVID-19. For health information or for testing regarding COVID-19, please call your primary care provider first.

Community Assistance Support

                                                                          "ONE REVERE"
                                                    REVERE IS HERE FOR ALL OUR RESIDENTS
                                                             "Please Stay Home - Stay Safe"

The City of Revere's Wellness/Neighborhood Check Committee is implementing a “Resident Phone Call Buddy System.” We are asking our residents and volunteers to  help us by reaching out to people that they know especially the Seniors and Disabled Residents to make sure they are fine. If you can ask your family and friends to also reach out that would be helpful and greatly appreciated.

We want to make sure we reach as many residents as possible to see if they have a need such as food or medication. If they do please have them contact Revere 311 or the State 211. The State 211 is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week in a multitude of  languages.  If they do not have a need now please let them know to keep those numbers handy.

 

DISABILITY COMMUNITY RESOURCES

For those of you who use PCAs, the “DPH Covid-19 Guide and Recommendations for In-Home Caregivers” is now posted on the PCA Council’s main organizational page. There is a section titled “2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates for Consumers and PCAs.”  Additional updates and guides will be posted as they become available to keep consumers and PCA workers informed.

Many non-profits and Independent Living Centers have reduced their office hours or have temporarily closed - but all should have a working phone line to reach staff which is working remotely.

 

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Accessibility Survey-2018

January 1, 2018 - A copy of the letter that was mailed out with annual census from Election Department 1-2018.

To the Residents of Revere,
The Commission on Disability will have an accessibility survey available for our residents to complete beginning in January 2018. The survey seeks to gather more information about the services or needs our residents may have or seek. It will be available to download online @ www.revere.org under the Disabilities department. A paper version will be available at City Hall in the Mayor’s Office at 281 Broadway and at our office in the Veteran’s Affairs Office at 249 R Broadway. Residents needing assistance completing the survey can also call the Disability Office at 781-286-8267. A member will be able to answer your questions or assist you in completing the survey. We encourage our Residents with disabilities to complete this survey as it will assist us in learning how to enhance our current programs and services.

Sincerely,
Revere Commission on Disabilities

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Contact Information & Hours
249 R Broadway
Revere, MA 02151
Fri. 8:15am-12:15pm
Ralph DeCicco
Chair/ADA Coordinator