PADS envisions a world where
people with disabilities are empowered to
live the lives they choose.

PADS is dedicated to
the empowerment of people with disabilities
by people with disabilities, through
peer support, community education,
advocacy, and action.

PADS is a unique group
based in Linn County
devoted to
improving the lives of people with disabilities
since its inception in January 2003.

Meetings:
PADS members and guests generally meet last Fridays of each month at 1PM
We meet at the Downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library
in a 2nd Floor meeting room
450 Fifth Avenue SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

PADS Board generally meets 2nd Mondays at 11:30 AM
also at the library




PADS AUGUST MEMBERS MEETING
Friday August 25
Cedar Rapids Public Library
Beems Auditorium - 2nd Floor



Community Transportation Solutions 2017
Wednesday, September 27 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Mercy Medical Center’s Hallagan Education Center
701 10th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA

Presented by the Linn County Transportation Advisory Group (TAG)

FREE and Open to the Public

Transportation Forum Registration & Speaker Information - PDF

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PADS Picnic
September 29th
NOON
Bever Park Pavillion



 

WHO CAN COME TO PADS Member Meetings?
PADS is FOR people with disabilities, BY people with disabilities. We welcome people with all types and all kinds of disabilities. PADS is primarily a group for adults with disabilities of all ages, however youth, and kids with disabilities are definitely welcome!! PADS is open to EVERYONE!!

To be added to the PADS mailing list, or you have questions,
please contact us:
Cherie at 319-364-0037
or Robin at 319-362-4284
or use our PADS Online Contact Form

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