About Us |
Overview

The California Disability Services Association (CDSA) is a statewide association representing more than 100 community-based organizations that support and empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) and their families. CDSA is California’s largest and most diverse voice supporting IDD service providers.

Our Vision

Californians with intellectual and developmental disabilities have full access and support to pursue individual goals for learning, working, socializing, and living.

Our Mission

The California Disability Services Association champions options and access for the IDD community by connecting, representing, and empowering the providers who support them.

Our Values

CDSA stands for:
We demonstrate this value by:
Dignity
Hearing and respecting the needs and wishes of every person
Diversity
Maintaining inclusive, accessible space for differing needs and ideas
Collaboration
Integrating the contributions of each for the benefit of all
Innovation
Creatively adapting to optimize the impact of uncertain resources
Integrity
Operating in terms of mutual truth and wholeness
Courage
Keeping steadfast to our vision despite persistent obstacles

Our Values

Dignity: Hearing and respecting the needs and wishes of every person

Diversity: Maintaining inclusive, accessible space for differing needs and ideas

Collaboration: Integrating the contributions of each for the benefit of all

Innovation: Creatively adapting to optimize the impact of uncertain resources

Integrity: Operating in terms of mutual truth and wholeness

Courage: Keeping steadfast to our vision despite persistent obstacles

Our Impact