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Phone: 888-967-2841
5276 Hollister Ave Ste 207
Santa Barbara
California 93111
USA
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Target demographics: Adults with mild to moderate developmental disabilities

Geographic areas served: the United States

Programs: high quality local, national, and international travel vacations and holiday programs.

We also provide supported employment and work skills training for 5 adults with special needs in our office.

Mission:

New Directions for people withdisabilities, inc. provides leisure and educational travel opportunities forpeople with developmental disabilities.

The program includestravel vacations, holiday programs, day tours and international exchange tours,expanding experiential learning and enhancing the self esteem of every traveler

Our programs open newworlds of understanding for both the participants and the general population.

Through these programs,people with disabilities are increasingly understood, appreciated and acceptedas contributing members of the world.

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Since 1985 we have taken over 15,000 people with special needs on trips all over the world!

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11/30/12
I have been on the New Directions Board for a number of years, and am continually enriched by the commitment of staff and tour guides. Dee Duncan, the founder of the organization, is its heart and soul, and she continues to surround herself with big-hearted people. My daughter traveled with New ... more »
09/28/12
Every time my adult son Jeff reeturns from a trip with New Directions, he seems better off in so many ways...more alert, more "together" , and fulll of the excitement he experienced. New Directions provides a much needed educational service at reasonable cost and operates without waste. The staff ... more »
09/27/12
I had heard about New Directions for many years as I worked as a social worker with individuals with special needs and their families. All my clients had great things to say about the agency: how they offered scholarships so anyone could travel, how amazing their Holiday Happiness Christmas events ... more »
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