Service Animals

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Programs that provide and train recipients in the use of animals who have been taught to help individuals who have disabilities increase their mobility and independence and/or maximize their ability to communicate effectively. (AIRS LR-7950)

Nationwide Provider
253 Dayton Avenue
Xenia, OH 45385
Phone: 937-376-2781
Nationwide Provider
Address:
253 Dayton Avenue
Xenia, OH 45385
Phone: 937-376-2781
Service Categories:
Email: karen4paws@aol.com
Services Provided: Providing Service Dogs to children worldwide. 4 Paws for Ability enriches the lives of children with disabilities by training and placing quality, task-trained service dogs. This provides increased independence for the children, and assistance to their families.
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
Nationwide Provider
3160 Francis Road
Milton, GA 30004
Phone: 770-664-7178
Nationwide Provider
Address:
3160 Francis Road
Milton, GA 30004
Phone: 770-664-7178
Toll Free Phone: 800-771-7221
Fax: 770-664-7820
Service Categories:
Email: info@canineassistants.org
Eligibility:

No charge for services.

Services Provided:

Provides service and companion dogs to people who have mobility difficulties, type I diabetes, epilepsy, and other medical needs. Provides a Disabilities Awareness Education Program and K-9 Kids Reading Program for school-age children as well as Animal Assisted Therapy services.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/10/2021
Nationwide Provider
20 Deerfield Lane
Storrs, CT 06268
Phone: 860-423-0664
Nationwide Provider
Address:
20 Deerfield Lane
Storrs, CT 06268
Phone: 860-423-0664
Email: pattydobbsgross@gmail.com
Services Provided:

A nonprofit helping children who face social, emotional or educational challenges with the help of animal assisted therapy, school visits and assistance dog placements. Serves children whose challenges range from autism to serious medical conditions to grief over the loss of a parent.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/10/2021
Nationwide Provider
541 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02134
Phone: 617-787-4419
Nationwide Provider
Address:
541 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02134
Phone: 617-787-4419
Service Categories:
Email: info@monkeyhelpers.org
Services Provided:

We train and place monkey helpers to provide daily, in-home assistance to people living with spinal cord injuries or other mobility impairments. We carefully match monkeys and recipients, and actively support their partnership through mentoring and ongoing supervision of the monkey’s behavioral, nutritional, and veterinary needs. Thanks to the support of our donors, we provide these services free of charge to our recipients across the nation.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/22/2020
Nationwide Provider
Meridian, ID
Phone: 208-761-4884
Nationwide Provider
Address:
Meridian, ID
Phone: 208-761-4884
Service Categories:
Email: info@genesisservicedogs.com
Eligibility:

Children and adults with special needs

Services Provided:

Raises and trains dogs to assist children and adults with special needs. Provides pups free of charge to qualified special needs persons and donates to other nonprofit service dog schools.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/1/2021
Nationwide Provider
145 Foxfield Drive
Harmony, NC 28634
Phone: 704-500-8281
Nationwide Provider
Address:
145 Foxfield Drive
Harmony, NC 28634
Phone: 704-500-8281
Service Categories:
Email: info@autismassistancedog.com
Eligibility:

Pre-application and application required. Placement available across the US.

Services Provided:

Provides reliable and affordable service dogs for autism assistance, mobility, seizures, hearing and more.  

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/30/2022
Nationwide Provider
PO Box 219
Jamul, CA 91935
Nationwide Provider
Address:
PO Box 219
Jamul, CA 91935
Toll Free Phone: 800-528-9550
Email: servicedoginfo@yahoo.com
Services Provided:

Prepares and places fully trained dogs with approved disabled recipients.

Types of Assistance Dogs:

  • Autism
  • Hearing
  • Mobility
  • Psychiatric Service
  • Seizure Alert
  • Diabetic Alert
Provider Profiles:

It costs over $38,000 to train and place a Service Dog. Involvement in fundraising is voluntary. No out-of-pocket costs for recipients. 

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 7/27/2021
Nationwide Provider
920 Short Street | PO Box 513
Jud, ND 58454
Phone: 701-685-2242
Nationwide Provider
Address:
920 Short Street | PO Box 513
Jud, ND 58454
Phone: 701-685-2242
Service Categories:
Email: info@servicedogsforamerica.org
Eligibility: For individuals with special needs
Services Provided:

Custom trained service dogs encouraging and empowering those with special needs.

Provider Profiles:

Partners with foundations to provide extra funding for individuals with special needs: Epilepsy (Chelsea Hutchison Foundation), Multiple Sclerosis (MSsociety.org), Diabetes, and ADUC-Assistance Dog United Campaign.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/13/2020
Nationwide Provider
13445 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar, CA 91342
Phone: 818-362-5834
Nationwide Provider
Address:
13445 Glenoaks Boulevard
Sylmar, CA 91342
Phone: 818-362-5834
Toll Free Phone: 800-459-4843
Fax: 818-362-6870
Service Categories:
Email: mail@guidedogsofamerica.org
Eligibility:

Application required - wait time to receive a service dog can take up to 2 years. 

Services Provided:

Provides guide dogs and instruction in their use, free of charge. 

Services Include:

  • Guide Dogs for Visually Impaired
  • Service Dogs for Veterans
  • Service Dogs for Children with Autism
  • Service Dogs for Facilities
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/30/2022
Nationwide Provider
5275 South Arville Street
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Nationwide Provider
Address:
5275 South Arville Street
Las Vegas, NV 89118
Toll Free Phone: 800-975-5177
Service Categories:
Eligibility:

Place dogs in all 50 states and Canada.

Services Provided:

Provides individuals and families that are challenged by diabetes with service dogs.  Diabetic Alert Dogs are trained to alert diabetic handlers in advance of low (hypoglycemia) or high (hyperglycemia) blood sugar events before they become dangerous.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 6/30/2022
Nationwide Provider
305 Redemption Rock Trail South
Princeton, MA 01541
Phone: 978-422-9064
Nationwide Provider
Address:
305 Redemption Rock Trail South
Princeton, MA 01541
Phone: 978-422-9064
Fax: 978-422-3255
Service Categories:
Email: info@neads.org
Eligibility: People with a variety of disabilities or hearing loss.
Services Provided: NEADS trains a wide range of assistance dogs,
Deaf & Hearing Loss
Combat Veterans
Physical Disability
Classroom, Therapy & Ministry
Children with a Disability
Children on the Autism Spectrum
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 1/6/2020
Nationwide Provider
3715 East Fifteen Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
Phone: 586-883-2810
Nationwide Provider
Address:
3715 East Fifteen Mile Road
Sterling Heights, MI 48310
Phone: 586-883-2810
Fax: 586-977-0079
Service Categories:
Email: sterlingservicedogs@gmail.com
Eligibility:

 An on-line inquiry form must be completed.

Services Provided:

Helps disabled children and adults achieve greater safety and independence through partnership with a highly trained service dog. No charge to the recipient for a service dog, other than a small application fee.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/10/2021
Nationwide Provider
65 James Street, Suite 210
Worcester, MA 01603
Nationwide Provider
Address:
65 James Street, Suite 210
Worcester, MA 01603
Email: info@caninesforkids.org
Eligibility:

Child under the age of 18 years at time of placement with their service dog. Must have a physical disability, psychological disability, or on the autism spectrum; be enrolled in a qualified training program prior to applying and complete an application.

Services Provided:

Provides service dog scholarships for children with special health care needs. 

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 8/10/2021
Nationwide Provider
7193 South Dillon Court
Englewood, CO 80112
Phone: 303-922-6231
Nationwide Provider
Address:
7193 South Dillon Court
Englewood, CO 80112
Phone: 303-922-6231
Service Categories:
Eligibility:

Application, background check, and interview process. Wait times is 3-4 years.  No fee for trained dogs.

Services Provided:

Provides full public access service dogs for the following:

  • Individuals with mobility challenges from muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, stroke, cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injuries and other issues
  • Veterans and active-duty military to mitigate service-related physical injuries, as well as post-traumatic stress (PTS) and/or traumatic brain injury
  • Children and teens between the ages of 5 and 18 on the autism spectrum or with other neurocognitive disabilities
Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 10/11/2021
Nationwide Provider
20340 SW Boones Ferry Road
Tualatin, OR 97062
Nationwide Provider
Address:
20340 SW Boones Ferry Road
Tualatin, OR 97062
Service Categories:
Email: information.asda@gmail.com
Eligibility: Children 5 years and older. Qualifying process is lengthy so families can start applying when child is 3 years old.
Services Provided: Provides trained service dogs to individuals living with autism.

  • Service Animals
Provider Profiles:

ASDA sets a donation goal of $16,500 for every approved family

Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/13/2020
Nationwide Provider
1319 Tuckaleechee Trail
Maryville, TN 37803
Phone: 865-660-0095
Nationwide Provider
Address:
1319 Tuckaleechee Trail
Maryville, TN 37803
Phone: 865-660-0095
Service Categories:
Email: wilderwood@charter.net
Eligibility: Must be ages 5 and up with caregiver involvement. Fundraising requirement of $15,000 and travel for training. Waiting list 2-3 years. Offers board and train for private pets that pass evaluation and meet criteria.
Services Provided:

Specializing in service dogs for:

  • Autism Service Dogs
  • Neuro Service Dogs (Dementia, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Brain Injury)
  • Psych Service Dogs (Bipolar, anxiety disorders, PTSD)
  • Episodic Service Dogs (Migraines, fainting spells, falling asleep)
Source: Help Me Grow Utah via United Way 2-1-1
Last Updated: 10/15/2020
Nationwide Provider
4646 South Division
Wayland, MI 49348
Phone: 616-877-7297
Nationwide Provider
Address:
4646 South Division
Wayland, MI 49348
Phone: 616-877-7297
Service Categories:
Email: paws@pawswithacause.org
Services Provided:

Enhances the independence and quality of life for people with disabilities nationally through custom-trained Assistance Dogs. Increases awareness of the rights and roles of Assistance Dog Teams through education and advocacy.

Services Include:

  • Autism Service Dogs
  • Dog Guides
  • Mobility Assistance Service Animals
  • Mobility Assistance Service Dogs
  • Psychiatric Service Dogs
  • Seizure Dogs
  • Service Animals
  • Signal Dogs
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/14/2022
Nationwide Provider
10175 Wheeler Road
Central Point, OR 97502
Phone: 541-826-9220
Nationwide Provider
Address:
10175 Wheeler Road
Central Point, OR 97502
Phone: 541-826-9220
Toll Free Phone: 800-990-3647
Fax: 541-826-6696
Service Categories:
Email: info@dogsforbetterlives.org
Services Provided:

Trains and places Assistance Dogs with individuals who experience deafness; with children who are on the autism spectrum; and with professionals such as teachers, physicians, and licensed therapists whose students and clients can benefit from the dogs’ calming presence.

Provider Profiles:

Satellite offices are currently located in California, Washington State, Arizona, and New Hampshire.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/26/2022
Nationwide Provider
PO Box 446
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0446
Phone: 866-224-3647
Nationwide Provider
Address:
PO Box 446
Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0446
Phone: 866-224-3647
Toll Free Phone: 800-572-2275
Service Categories:
Email: info@canine.org
Wheelchair Access: Full Wheelchair Access
Eligibility:

Individuals with physical or developmental disabilities who can demonstrate that a service dog will enhance independence or quality of life. Applicants applying for a service dog must be at least 18 years old. Applicants applying for a skilled companion dog must be at least 5 years old.

Services Provided:

Canine Companions for Independence is a nonprofit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships. Training facility locations throughout the US.

Assistance Dog Types:
•Service Dogs
•Hearing Dogs
•Facility Dogs
•Skilled Companions
•Assistance Dogs for Veterans

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/7/2022
Nationwide Provider
PO Box 151200
San Rafael, CA 94915
Phone: 415-499-4000
Nationwide Provider
Address:
PO Box 151200
San Rafael, CA 94915
Phone: 415-499-4000
Toll Free Phone: 800-295-4050
Fax: 415-499-4035
Service Categories:
Email: information@guidedogs.com
Eligibility:

Individuals who are blind or low vision from throughout the United States and Canada

Services Provided:

Services Include:

  • Provide information and education to the general public and allied professionals about Guide Dogs for the Blind's mission and services
  • Provide information to those who might have need of our services
    Assist those who wish to apply for a guide dog
  • Solicit volunteers to support GDB programs, including puppy raisers
  • Solicit contributions to support our programs and services.

All services provided free of charge, including personalized training and extensive post-graduation support, but plus financial assistance for veterinary care, if needed.

Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 9/8/2022