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Who We Serve

Enhancing the Lives of Adults Living With Impaired Mobility

Helping Hands monkey helpers are trained and placed to assist individuals with daily in-home activities.  While the majority of our clients live with a spinal cord injury,  there are other people with injuries or illnesses that can benefit from the unique skills of our service animals.

Information for Healthcare Professionals

As a healthcare professional, you have a variety of post-injury/post-diagnosis care options and treatments available to your patients living with spinal cord injury and other mobility impairments. These options include the addition of a service animal to help them achieve greater independence with activities of daily living.

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Recipient Stories

We have been placing monkey helpers with appropriate recipients since 1979. While we do maintain ownership of our monkeys throughout their lives, many of them spend a decade or more with their recipients. Their relationships are unique, remarkable, and life-changing.

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