Best Buddies California

Best Buddies International is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). In California, our programs impact nearly 59,700 individuals with and without disabilities within the state.


For more information about our programs in California, please contact us at california@bestbuddies.org. To be connected to our programs outside of California, please call: 305.374.2233


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UC San Diego Adult Down Syndrome Program

At UC San Diego, this clinic serves as a regional resource for adults with Down syndrome and their families, caregivers, health care professionals, and others who share in their dedication to helping this population live happier and healthier lives. While there is no "cure" for Down syndrome, the clinic strives to develop therapies that will help people with this condition live longer, more independent lives. Find out about all of their active studies in adults with Down syndrome.

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Special Olympics Southern California

Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of people with intellectual disabilities through sports, health, and leadership programs. Through the power of sports, athletes become more independent, build self-esteem, and live healthier lives. They inspire people to open their hearts and create more accepting and inclusive communities. All Special Olympics programs are free to the athletes and their families. Learn more at www.sosc.org

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Noah Homes

Noah Homes is leading the way into the future for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. As a nonprofit Affinity Choice Community™ of more than 35 years, we have been pushing the boundaries of residential care, advocacy and collaborative services nationwide. In San Diego, we have 90 residents and 100+ staff committed to maximizing each individual's lifelong independence in a community environment that fosters dignity and respect as well as personal and spiritual growth.

http://noahhomes.org/ 

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ENABLE Special Needs Planning

Our incredible friend, Phillip Clark, has created a wonderful business specializing in helping those with special needs. Their team helps families plan comprehensively so that their loved ones with special needs can live purposeful, impactful lives every day, based upon their own unique abilities, dreams, and goals. EVERYONE has the ability to be impactful. Learn more at www.ENABLEsnp.com

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