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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.


Community Action of Eastern Iowa
500 East 59th Street
Davenport, IA 52807
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Services include: Head start, Iowa childcare resources and referrals, child care resources, child and adult care food program, community services, family development and self-sufficient, weatherization.


Disability Rights Iowa
400 East Court Avenue, Suite 300
Des Moines, IA 50309
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Law center and advocacy with individuals with disabilities


Hearing Loss Association of America
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Making mainstream society more accessible to people who are hard of hearing through education, advocacy and self-help. A membership to this organization costs $35.00 a year and includes a magazine that comes six times a year. This group holds state and national conferences


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.


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


Iowa Dept. for the Blind
Toll Free: 1-800-362-2587 or (515) 281-1333
524 4th Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

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Vocational rehabilitation services, career development, planning and independent living services


Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services
563-386-12003827 West Locust Street
Davenport, IA 52804
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Vocational rehabilitation, counseling, training and job placement assistance for persons with disabilities.


902 West Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52806
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Offers individual and group counseling, job training and placement services, and financial help.


Job Corps
902 West Kimberly Road
Davenport, IA 52806
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Free vocational program that helps young people earn a career, earn high school diploma or GED and find and keep a good job.


Iowa Legal Aid
736 Federal Street, Suite 1401
Davenport, IA 52803
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Free or reduced rate civil legal services to low income person in Scott County. (Legal Aid) Types of cases include but not limited to education, unemployment, Medicare/Medicaid, SSI, housing, and welfare.


United Way infoLINK
3247 East 35th Street Court
Davenport, IA 52807
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Resource information available regarding rent assistance, utility assistance, clothing, food pantries, counseling, child care, hotlines, medical and dental care, job training, shelters, public housing, transportation and much more.

United Neighbors
808 Harrison Street
Davenport, IA 52803
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