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Self-determined individuals know what they want and how to get it. The following places may help you become more self-determined.


Clinton Community College
1000 Lincoln Blvd.
Clinton, IA 52732
Contact: Debi VanSant
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Skill development in math, reading, and writing. GED classes and testing. Academic supports for vocational-technical and academic programs of study. Skills Shop available for all credit students.


Clinton County Community Services
Central Point of Coordination (CPC)
1900 N. 3rd Street
Clinton, IA 52733
(563) 244-0563
Mental Health Coordinator: Rebecca Eskildsen
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Funding is available through the Office of the CPC for the residential, vocational, transportation, and mental health needs of individuals meeting Clinton County eligibility.


Communication Services for the Deaf (CSD)
4403-1st Ave SE, Ste 300
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
(800) 449-4972
TTY: (319) 294-4181
Fax: (319) 294-4183
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Services provided: employment services, community independent living services, health education, advocacy and interpreting.

DAC, Inc.
1710 East Maple Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
(563) 652-5252
Contact: Lenae Owen

Work evaluation and work adjustment. Sheltered work services. Job seeking skills and work skills training. Supported employment and job placement. Residential services, CSALA, and HCBS for children and adults.


Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living

Toll Free: 877-541-2505
(309) 793-0090 (V/TTY)

563-327-8448 IICIL Interpreter Service Pager

3708 11th Street

Rock Island, IL 61201


Consumer control advocacy organization providing four key services: information and referral, peer counseling, skills training and advocacy. Services are available for all age groups and all types of disabilities. 24-Hour ASL interpreter services can be provided.

Phone: 1-800-779-2001
(TTY) 1-877-686-0032
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Iowa Compass offers information and referral, a used equipment listing service (Used Equipment Referral Service) and legal advocacy and representation (Assistive Technology Legal Project) for Iowans with disabilities and their families, friends, and service providers.


New Choices, Inc.
1485 Main Avenue
Clinton, Iowa 52732
(563) 243-6771
Toll Free (866) 652-2656
Contact: Jan Wede
Web Site:

Intake and assessment, referral, coordination and monitoring of disability services in the home. Providing HCBS, MR and Brain Injury Services, Supported Employment and Adult Rehab Option (ARO).


Skyline Center Inc.
(800) 747-4065
Fax: (563) 243-3660
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Work services include supported employment, vocational evaluations, work adjustment, work skills training, transportation assistance. Work services contact: Joan Hurla 563-243-6846 ext. 18

Residential services include community supported living, supervised apartment living and transportation assistance. Residential services contact: Lyne Hilgendorf 563-243-4065

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