Your Bridge to Independence
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Our core services

Information and Referral

Valuable community resources and guidance are provided by our helpful training team members

Peer Mentoring Services

Focused on the attainment of the highest level of independent living


Educational workshops, Divergence (ramp program), Nursing Home move to community-base

Independent Living Skills Training

Goal oriented, one on one training geared toward skills that promote independent living

Advocacy Training

Individual and Systems

Be a part of our community

Task Conference 2018

North Charleston Community Collaboration

Wonka Art in the Dark

Bridge Awards 2018

Advocacy Day 2018

Additional Services

Building Me Workshop Series

Training programs with disabilities to fully develop skills and disabilities that will maximize their individual level of independence

ADA Assessment

Retail, hospitality and business spaces

Getting Ready For Hurricane Irma

  Getting Ready For Hurricane Irma.  It’s time to ready the ship, If you haven’t looked at your emergency plan yet, It’s never too late. We will be updating our facebook page as news and shelter information becomes available. Please follow the links below for more information on preparing yourself for an emergency event. – Functional Needs Planning – Emergency Checklist Heading to an Emergency Shelter? Here is a tool to help you communicate your needs to shelter…

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The 6th Annual Tee Off 4 Disabled Golf Tournament

AccessAbility is excited to announce our participation in the 6th annual Tee Off 4 Disabled Golf Tournament on Columbus day, 10/9/2017.  The tournament’s goal is to support people with intellectual disabilities by playing Captian’s Choice on the greens of Crowfield Golf Club. We are calling upon our supporters to join us and our friends, The Civitans, in this day of sporting fun and fellowship.  Be a sponsor and support the players or sign up a team and compete for this awesome…

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AccessAbility Fund at the Coastal Community Foundation

AccessAbility Fund at the Coastal Community Foundation We are excited to announce that AccessAbility is now partners with the Coastal Community Foundation. What does this mean for you? Our goal is to be the best stewards of the donor gift, and in becoming a foundation, we can do the most with what you give and maximize our impact in the community. Visit Coastal Community to see what great programs are available to support, as well as to donate to…

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ART in the DARK has been rescheduled for May 25th! What does this mean for you, you dare ask? It means more time to get artistic! Create those masterpieces and send your information in to Kurtis Whitehead @ Tickets are now $10.00 for Adults and Free admission for Children. Tickets Available at The Event will be held at AccessAbility Headquarters, 7944 Dorchester Rd, North Charleston, SC.  Lets fill the walls and air with music, performance and art! See you There.

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Meet our team

Julia Barrett-Martinelli

Number of Years: 4 years
Title: Advocate / Executive Director

Kelly Torres

Number of Years: 1 years
Title: Advocate / Database Management

Elizabeth Blume

Number of Years:  6 months
Title: Advocate / Independent Living Specialist Supervisor

John Bryant

Number of Years: 3 years
Title: Advocate / Independent Living Specialist

Kurtis Whitehead

Number of Years: 3 years
Title: Advocate / Assistant Director

Brentney Simon

Number of Years: 1 year
Title: Advocate / Information & Referral Specialist & Youth Leadership Coordinator

Jason Torres

Number of Years: 3 years
Title: Advocate / Lead Facilitator

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