Services and Support for People with Disabilities in Barcelona

Overview of where to go and what to do if you are mobility, sight or hearing impaired, a wheelchair or cane user and living in or visiting Barcelona...

Barcelona Town Hall has a Municipal Department for the Disabled (Instituto Municipal de Personas con Discapacidad - IMD). Their aim is to help with the development and integration of disabled people in Barcelona. They have a special transport service, available to those with reduced mobility when there is no adapted public transport available.

Barcelona Accesible is a service provided by the Barcelona City Council. Their website has information on sport and leisure for the disabled, education facilities for those with special needs, employment, training and social services available to help with the integration of the disabled.

Federació Catalana d’Esports per a Minusvàlids - FCEMF is a sports association for the disabled for Barcelona and Catalonia. Their website has information on the different sports available and contact details for clubs.

  • At: C/Francesc Tàrrega 48, 08027 Barcelona 
    Tel: 933 409 200 
    Fax: 934 081 285
    email

Article includes contribution by Anette Kelf of Jacks Lifts Tel: 965 831 021 / e-mail Copyright © 2006 All Rights Reserved