Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

Western Region Agricultural
Stress Assistance Program (WRASAP)

National AgrAbility Project (NAP)

“The vision of AgrAbility is to enhance quality of life for farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural workers with disabilities, so that they, their families, and their communities continue to succeed in rural America. For this target audience, “success” may be defined by many parameters, including: gainful employment in production agriculture or a related occupation; access to appropriate assistive technology needed for work and daily living activities; evidence-based information related to the treatment and rehabilitation of disabling conditions; and targeted support for family caregivers of AgrAbility customers. […] Develops service capacity through innovative educational programs designed to advance individual capabilities, adapt new technologies, and deliver program content through appropriate educational venues
Encourages networking to facilitate information sharing, the provision of services, and funding from individuals or organizations not employed by AgrAbility
Provides direct services to agricultural workers through individual consultations and other means”


Service areas: National

Go to Website | Phone:  1-800-825-4264

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Colorado AgrAbility Project

The goal of the Colorado AgrAbility Project is to promote success in agriculture for people with disabilities and their families in the state of Colorado. The staff provides information, education and service to assist farmers, ranchers and agricultural workers so they can continue to have successful careers in agriculture. Services include assessing work sites and tasks, recommendations for farm/ranch equipment adaptations, and referrals to other local service providers.


Service areas: Colorado

Go to Website | Phone: 970.744.9011

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California AgrAbility

California AgrAbility is part of a nationwide USDA program that began through the 1990 Farm Bill. This project helps to link farmers, agricultural workers and ranchers with disabilities to vital assistance services through referrals. All callers are encouraged to continue working in agriculture. Staff provides callers with farm site assessment, information for equipment modifications, job restructuring, healthcare and rehabilitation.


Service areas: California

Go to Website | Phone: 800.477.6129

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Farmer-Veteran Coalition (FVC)

Our mission is to “mobilize veterans to feed America”. FVC works with military veterans and active-duty military personnel who are interested in pursuing careers in farming or ranching. We work to match those who want to farm with mentors, and work with many partners across the country. We sponsor educational farming workshops and help veterans looking for farm employment or apprentice opportunities. We run a small grants project for a limited number of veterans, primarily targeting combat disabled veterans. We support women veterans and disabled veterans.


Service areas: California, National

Go to Website | Phone: 530.756.1395

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AgrAbility of Utah

The AgrAbility Project was created to assist people with disabilities employed in agriculture. The project links the Cooperative Extension Service at a land-grant university with a private nonprofit disability service organization to provide practical education and assistance that promotes independence in agricultural production and rural living. The AgrAbility Project assists people involved in production agriculture who work on both small and large operations. The state AgrAbility staff provides training, site visits, on-farm assessments, technical assistance, and other information directly to the farmer or rancher with a disability.


Service areas: Utah

Go to Website | Phone: 435.797.3772

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AgrAbility Project Wyoming

Wyoming AgrAbility is part of a national program administered through the United States Department of Agriculture, focused on promoting independence for members of the agricultural community who have disabilities resulting from injury, illness, aging, or other causes.


Service areas: Wyoming

Go to Website | Phone: 1-888-989-9463.

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WSDA Food Safety & Consumer Services Division

“The Food Safety & Consumer Services Division serves consumers and stakeholders in the state of Washington by assuring the availability, safety, and integrity of the state’s human and animal food supply.”


Service areas: Washington

Go to Website | Phone: 360/902-1834

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Project Help WA

“Project Help assists people throughout Washington state, by providing assistance at any phase of the workers’ compensation claim process.

This includes self-insured and state fund claims; help is offered and open to all.

Assistance is provided from the initial

filing of a claim, to claim closure.”


Service areas: Washington

Go to Website | Phone: (800) 255-9752

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Catholic Community Services: Mid-Willamette Valley and Central Coast (OR)

Offer trauma-informed, strength-based counseling services in addition to crisis assistance, housing, and disability services


Service areas: Oregon

Go to Website | Phone: (503)-390-2600

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Northwest Access Fund

“Our programs are open to all people with disabilities, including seniors, in Washington and Oregon of all incomes, all ages, and all types of disabilities.” Provide loans for AT, Adapted Vehicles, Home Modification, Hearing Aids as well as Financial Coaching.


Service areas: Oregon, Washington

Go to Website | Phone: (206) 328-5116

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The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is supported by the USDA Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Network, under agreement number: 2020-70028-32731 proposal number: 2020-07631

The Western Region Agricultural Stress Assistance Program is an equal access/equal opportunity program.