About Us

Our Mission

The Arizona Association of Providers for People with Disabilities supports and advocates for organizations that enhance the lives of people with disabilities and their families.

Our Vision

To advance excellence in Arizona programs and services through informing, educating and networking with the disabilities community, while encouraging a strong collective voice among those networks.

Who We Are

AAPPD is a 501(c) 4 statewide consortium of providers licensed to deliver services to individuals with physical and developmental disabilities. For over 30 years, AAPPD has supported and advocated for its 80+ member organizations and the clients they serve. Our members strive to help adults and children with disabilities contribute to and remain a part of their communities.  In addition, member organizations are continually seeking ways to improve programs and services for individuals with disabilities and their families.

AAPPD has a diverse group of members that provide a wide variety of services in urban and rural areas including residential homes, in-home support, life skills training, employment services, early intervention and children’s services, transportation, and more. AAPPD’s member organizations represent more than half of all clients served through the Arizona Department of Economic Security/ Department of Developmental Disabilities (DES/DDD) – that’s over 15,000 adults and children!

If you or a family member have a disability and need help learning about the system or finding a service provider, please take a look at our Resources section.

If you are a provider looking to learn more about AAPPD, take a look at the About Us section, where you can get an idea of what we do. Our Join Us section will provide you with information on a membership with AAPPD.

If you are an AAPPD member, we’re eager to help you learn, grow and succeed – let us know what we can do to be your resource.

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