Welcome To Darden Rehabilitation Foundation

DRF is a non-profit organization serving a five county area including Etowah, Marshall, DeKalb, St. Clair, and Cherokee in northeast Alabama. Our home office is located in Gadsden, AL in Etowah County. We started assisting people with disabilities find, obtain, and secure competitive employment in 1957. The Foundation is a Community Rehabilitation Program partnering with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services. This partnership provides assistance to people with disabilities. DRF is a United Way Agency and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Contact Information

708 South 4th St.

Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: 256-547-5751

Fax: 256-547-5761

E-Mail: darden@dardenrehab.org

Our Mission

To provide excellence in service, in evaluation, in training and employment opportunities for adults and students with disabilities so that they will become informed, involved, qualified and well-rounded citizens ready to enter the competitive workforce and society.