Access, Assistance and Services

Accommodation Consultation, Employees & Supervisors
Disability Management Services, Campus HR

Access & Accommodation Consultation
Office of Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity

Nyoki Sacramento
Director, Affirmative Action, EEO & ADA Compliance
3333 California Street, Room S-16
San Francisco, CA 94143-1249
Telephone: (415) 476-7700

Hearing impaired call: California Relay Service Voice: 711
Hours: 8 AM to 5 PM

Center on Deafness, UCSF
3333 California Street, Suite 10
San Francisco, CA
Telephone: 415.476.4980

The UCSF Center on Deafness is committed to:

  • Providing quality and innovative mental health and substance abuse services for individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, or have hearing loss and their families; and
  • Advancing the skills and knowledge of professionals and the community through its training programs and dissemination of written and video materials in the area of mental health and deafness/hearing loss.

Student Disability Services
Tim Montgomery, Director
Library, 530 Parnassus Avenue, Room 111
Telephone: (415) 476-6595

Ergonomics, Environmental Health and Safety (OEH&S)

Employee Disability
Disability Management Services, Campus HR
3333 California Street, Suite 330
San Francisco, CA 94143
Telephone: 415-476-2621

Employee Transitional Work Program
Disability Management Services, Campus HR

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program, Campus HR
3333 California St., Ste. 293 San Francisco, CA 94143-1202
Telephone: 415/476-8279

Health & Safety
Office of Environmental Health and Safety (OEH&S)
Find your Department Safety Advisor: 415-476-1300
Ergonomist: 415-476-1300

Interpreter Services, UCSF Medical Center:
If you are hearing impaired, pay phone TTYs (teletypewriters) -- also known as TDDs (telecommunication devices for the deaf) -- are available throughout the medical center. We also provide bedside TTYs, phone amplifiers and hearing enhancers and other assistance for patients. Medical Center operators are available 24 hours a day by TTY.
TTY Operator: (415) 885-3TTY
Books on tape are provided by Volunteer Services for visually impaired hospital patients.
Volunteer Services: (415) 353-1196

Patient Relations, UCSF Medical Center

Resources and adaptive technologies for inpatients and outpatients at UCSF (ASL interpreters, wheelchair scales, accessible call-buttons, pocket-talkers, phone amplifiers, policy on service animals, etc)

Patient Relations is available from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday at (415) 353-1936 or on weekends and holidays by calling the Nursing Supervisor at (415) 353-1797.


Access to Medical Care: Adults with Physical Disabilities
World Institute on Disability

ADA Training Resource Center: Your One-Stop for Courses, Events & Tools on the Americans with Disabilities Act

American Association on Health and Disability

AMPHL, Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses

Breast Health Access for Women with Disabilities

California Department of Rehabilitation

California Disability Access
(information and links on the major laws, regulations and areas of interest regarding disability rights and access for Californians with disabilities and other interested persons)

Center for Disability Issues and the Health Professions

City and County of San Francisco, Department of Aging and Adult Services

Developmental Disabilities Resources for Healthcare Providers (Federal Government website of disability-related information and resources)

Employee Rights for Workers with Disabilities/Special Minimum Wage, Department of Labor (Poster)

Family Caregiver Alliance

Federal Emergency Management Administration: Disaster Preparedness for People with Disabilities

Health Care Services for Californians with Disabilities

Independent Living Resource Center, San Francisco

Job Accommodation Network

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Mayor's Office on Disability, San Francisco

National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Special Olympics

The Arc of San Francisco
A non-profit service and advocacy organization for adults with autism, down syndrome, cerebral palsy, intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families living in San Francisco and San Mateo counties.

Through the Looking Glass
A nationally recognized center that has pioneered research, training, and services for families in which a child, parent or grandparent has a disability or medical issue.

World Institute on Disability