GOOD’s mission is to facilitate the inclusion of Alabamians with disabilities in education, employment, housing, transportation, health care and leisure. GOOD has two primary functions: to serve as a statewide clearinghouse for information on disability resources in Alabama and serve as liaison on disability issues to the Governor and the Governor’s Office. Other functions include:

• One stop shop for information and referral source for disability issues
• GOOD does NOT handle social security disability claims
• GOOD provides free technical assistance and training on the
Americans with Disabilities Act and related laws
• Help individuals with disabilities find the right state agency contact
for their needs

Office of Executive Assistant: (334) 293-7228
Director: (334) 293-7189 (Montgomery) ∙ (205) 290-4540 (Birmingham)
Toll-Free: (888) 879-3582
ADA Hotline:  (800) 205-9986
Email: marlene.word@good.alabama.govgraham.sisson@good.alabama.gov
Web: http://www.good.alabama.gov