About Us

The National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) was established in 1982 to implement in parishes and dioceses throughout the United States the 1978 Pastoral Statement of U.S. Catholic Bishops on Persons with Disabilities.  NCPD is guided by the following mission:

Rooted in Gospel values that affirm the dignity of every person, the National Catholic Partnership on Disability (NCPD) works collaboratively to ensure meaningful participation of people with disabilities in all aspects of the life of the Church and society.

This section provides descriptions of NCPD's Board, History, Mission and Staff.  Also included is information on the Catholic Disability Foundation, established in 2007 to support the work of NCPD. For a downloadable brochure on NCPD please click here.

Poster of People with Disabilities from across the nation