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Quadriplegics United Against Dependency, Inc.
QUAD Inc. fosters personal independence for low-income people with severe physical disabilities.
We accomplish our mission by providing affordable, barrier-free housing and a unique model of resident-directed shared attendant care services at four buildings throughout the Portland, Oregon area.
Designed for—and with the input of—people who count on a wheelchair for mobility, these desirable apartments and services provide for a highly functional, accessible home living environment where residents take charge of their own personal care needs.
Studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments feature full accessibility with open floor plans, roll-under counters, accessible appliances and roll-in showers. Community rooms, outdoor living areas, emergency assistance, and advanced fire and life safety systems offer great liveability and a high level of safety and security.
Isn’t this the kind of home you would want if you or a family member became severely disabled?
You can help a person with a severe disability succeed.
We can’t do this without you. Explore our site. Learn more about us and how, in 35 years, QUAD Inc. has grown from one apartment building to a flourishing agency delivering high social impact, changing the lives of hundreds of people with disabilities. Learn how and why our approach makes a difference… and how your donation can make a difference too.
What's New at QUAD Inc.?
Support QUAD Inc. through the Combined Federal Campaign this Fall
Are you a federal employee or a member of the Military? QUAD Inc. is a participating agency in the Combined Federal Campaign—Campaign # 84291 —the workplace giving program for employees of the U.S. federal government. One-third of federal employees give to charities through this easy… READ MORE >
Many Thanks to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation!
The residents and staff at QUAD Inc. are very grateful to be the recipients of a generous Quality of Life grant from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation! This grant will assist us in the purchase of new hoists, which are essential tools in providing… READ MORE >