Dearborn Commission on Disability Concerns
The City places high priority on making Dearborn a welcoming, accessible place for citizens with disabilities. Through outreach to the community, the Dearborn Commission on Disability Concerns brings the concerns of disabled citizens directly to the attention of Dearborn’s municipal government and works to address issues and make the City’s programs inclusive and relevant to all people with disabilities.
Dearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation Enabling
For more than two decades, the Dearborn Recreation and Parks Department has sponsored the Dearborn Specials/Arts & Recreation Enabling program for adults with disabilities as well as their families and friends. The program offers activities such as dances, gym nights, swim nights, holiday craft making, and pizza and bingo nights at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.
For more information, call 313-943-2350.
Cost reductions for those with disabilities
Dearborn residents who are under the age of 65 and have a Disability Reduced Fare SMART card may use it to book transportation within Dearborn. The first pickup is at 9 a.m. and the last is at 3:30 p.m. For more information, call 313- 943-4083 or visit the SMART reduced fares webpage.
SMART also offers an ADA Paratransit (Parallel Transportation) Service within Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties. ADA Paratransit Service is an advanced reservation, curb-to-curb service that is provided for persons who are unable to use SMART’s fixed route bus service because of a disability. Information and applications are available on the SMART website.