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Client Assistance Program (CAP) Benefits

Program Description

The Client Assistance Program (CAP) was established to advise and inform clients, client applicants, and other individuals with disabilities of all the available services and benefits under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and of the services and benefits available to them under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Services include advising and informing individuals of their rights in direct connection with programs authorized under the Act, including advocacy services. CAP does not provide financial, housing or medical benefits directly to individuals with disabilities.

General Program Requirements

Who may apply: States may apply

Who benefits: Clients, client applicants, and other individuals with disabilities of all available services and benefits under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

Your Next Steps

The following information will lead you to the next steps to apply for this program.

Application Process

To utilize the CAP services you must directly contact your state's CAP administering agency. Your state's CAP administering agency will determine your eligibility and further information will be provided to you at that time.

Please visit the International Center for Disability Resources on the Internet's CAP site listings page for your state's contact information.

Program Contact Information

For more information on this program, please visit the Department of Education's CAP page.