Self-determined individuals know what they want and how to get it. The following places may help you become more self-determined
108 Industrial Drive
DeWitt, IA 52742
Web Site: http://www.communitycareonline.com
Work evaluation, work adjustment, sheltered work services, supported employment, job placement, residential services, SCL, HCBS for adults, home health services, visiting nurses (Home Health).
Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) of Iowa
4403 First Ave. SE Suite 300
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
TTY: (319) 294-4181
Voice: (800) 449-4972
Web Site: http://www.c-s-d.org
CSD's mission is to provide greater opportunities for access, independence and awareness for all individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. Community education programs such as American Sign Language, hearing loss issues and deafness as a culture. Also, interpreting services and relay services. (Note: Referral may be needed from another agency such as IVRS, Care Management, etc.).
1710 East Maple Street
Maquoketa, IA 52060
Contact: Lenae Owen (563) 652-5252
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 (V)
Web Site: www.iowacompass.org
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
Toll Free (866) 652-2656
Contact: Jan Wede
Web Site: http://newchoicesinc.com
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.
Fax: (563) 243-3660
Web Site: http://www.skylinecenter.com
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