What We Do

Axis Project

Axis Project

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Axis Project
The Axis Project is a multidisciplinary center in Manhattan that motivates people with physical disabilities to pursue a healthy, active lifestyle. The center is open 6 days a week and is designed specifically for people with physical disabilities with adaptive programming and all accessible equipment.
Wheelchair Giving

Wheelchair Giving

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Wheelchair Giving
We are one of the only organizations that restores people’s freedom by giving out custom power and manual wheelchairs on a need basis.

Did you know? Wheeling Forward donates an average of 50 wheelchairs per year!
Adaptive Sporting

Adaptive Sporting

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Adaptive Sporting
As part of the Urban Outings Program adaptive sporting clinics get people out waterskiing, skydiving, snow skiing and scuba diving to show that they can defy the limits of their disability.
Spinal Mobility

Spinal Mobility

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Spinal Mobility
We have created a comprehensive innovative fitness program that trains people with spinal cord injury to integrate exercise into their daily lives.
Nursing Home Transition

Nursing Home Transition

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Nursing Home Transition
We provide young people with the resources they need to transition from nursing homes to life free from institutional walls. Support groups bring people together and encourage them to pursue independent living.
Advocacy

Advocacy

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Advocacy
We help people adapting to life with a long term disability navigate the health and social service systems.
Higher Education

Higher Education

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Higher Education
We award need-based scholarships that cover tuition, assistive technology, and books to students with disabilities attending City University of New York colleges.
Urban Outings

Urban Outings

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Urban Outings
We promote active lifestyles for people with disabilities by organizing social outings to cultural and athletic events.
Wine on Wheels

Wine on Wheels

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Wine on Wheels
We have deep ties to the wine community and teach people with disabilities to appreciate wine culture.

Wine on Wheels is our signature fundraising event and many of Wheeling Forward’s supporters are distinguished
members of the wine community.