Iowa COMPASS

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100 Hawkins Drive #S295
Iowa City, Iowa 52242-1011

Hours / Days of Operation:

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Iowa COMPASS is a service that provides information on disability services and assistive technology.

Iowa Vocational Rehab

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Iowa City Area Office
1700 S 1st Ave., Suite 25-D
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-354-4766

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Provides vocational services for individuals with disabilities.

The Iowa City Area Office serves Iowa, Johnson, Cedar, and Washington counties.

Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation

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Muscatine Service Unit
1007 East 2nd Street
Muscatine, IA 52761

Fax: (563) 263-5283

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Vocational services for individuals with disabilities.

Milestones Area Agency on Aging

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935 E. 53rd St.
Davenport, IA 52807
and
509 Jefferson St.
Burlington, IA 52601

Toll-Free Phone: 855-410-6222

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Milestones Area Agency on Aging, is a non-profit organization, working with and through community organizations to implement the provisions and intent of the Older Americans Act. As an Aging and Disability Resource Center (LifeLong Links), Milestones helps older Iowans age 60+, adults living with disabilities and their caregivers plan for long-term independent living by providing information and making referrals to a wide range of local services and programs. Emotional Support and Care Coordination with Local Agencies and Providers,
Food and Nutrition Education,
Respite Care,
Senior Citizens,
Volunteer Opportunities

Options Counseling provides a person-centered, interactive planning process to help identify long-term support preferences and develop an individual action plan. It provides a link to community-based service organizations that offer services such as housing, health care, transportation, employment, mental health, respite, nutrition, adaptive equipment, etc. Milestones offers a sliding-fee schedule for coordination services; however, in-home care providers may charge for their services which may be covered by Medicare and/or private insurance.

Senior Nutrition Program offers daily nutritious meals during the week to individuals age 60 and over which are served in a social, congregate dining center or delivered to the home. Individual nutrition counseling and group nutrition/wellness education is also offered.

Adult/Elder Abuse Prevention and Awareness Program provides resources, information and proactive solutions for elders, adults with disabilities and their families who have a concern for their safety and well-being.

Family Caregiver Program supports people who care for their aging parents, spouses or others by providing information and resources along with individual counseling and support groups.

Wellness & Safety Programs offer proven strategies to promote healthy activities and provide tools to better manage chronic conditions. Workshops are conducted by a trained instructor, offering Tai Chi for Arthritis, Matter of Balance (falls prevention) and Better Choices Better Health (chronic disease self-management). Some workshops require a fee.

MOTTS Program (Hope Haven)- Wapello

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221 S. Main Street
Wapello, IA

Hours / Days of Operation:

8-4pm Monday- Friday, full or part-day

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The MOTTS program serves individuals with disabilities and mental illness. Primary payment sources are the Intellectual Disability or Brain Injury waivers.

Staff provide supervised activities and programming including skills practice in cooking, safety, and social interaction.

MuscaBus Paratransit

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563-263-8152

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

MuscaBus provides ParaTransit for individuals who cannot access the fixed route due to a disability. There is a $2.00 fare per ride, but an assistant to the rider may ride for free. An application must be filled out and accepted for ParaTransit use. Individuals with disabilities may also use JARC or New Freedom transportation if needed.

Muscatine Special Olympics

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Muscatine Community YMCA
1823 Logan Street
Muscatine, IA 52761

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Resource updated: December 10, 2019

The Muscatine branch of Special Olympics Iowa is hosted and run by the Muscatine Community YMCA.

This program provides year-round sports training and competition for individuals with intellectual disabilities. They also hold various fundraisers and community activities to raise money for the program.

For more information contact Jason Miller with the Muscatine Community YMCA at 563-263-9996 or jmiller@muscatiney.org.

New Choices, Inc.

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437 S. 7th Street
Wapello, IA 52653
319-523-3064

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Services are provided through the following Medicaid Waiver Programs: Intellectual Disabilities Waiver, Brain Injury Waiver, Habilitation Waiver (for people with mental illness), Physical Disability Waiver, Ill and Handicapped Waiver, and Elderly Waiver.

New Choices, Inc.

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Muscatine County:
2213 Grand Ave
Muscatine, Iowa 52761

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Services are provided through the following Medicaid Waiver Programs: Intellectual Disabilities Waiver, Brain Injury Waiver, Habilitation Waiver (for people with mental illness), Physical Disability Waiver, Ill and Handicapped Waiver, and Elderly Waiver.

Optimae LifeServices

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3500 Harmony Court
Muscatine, IA 52761
(563) 263-5594

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Optimae LifeServices provides mental health services in various counties throughout Iowa. The services provided in Muscatine County include:
-Home and Community-Based Services (hourly and daily supported community living services
-Sites
-Habilitation Services (hourly or daily )
-CSS
-DayHab/Community Integration (Endeavors)
-Elderly Waiver Mental Health Outreach
-Mental Health Services

Parent Support Group

Contact

Iowa City:
Children's Center for Therapy
1552 Mall Drive
Iowa City, IA 52240
319-351-KIDS (5437)

North Liberty:
Children's Center for Therapy
370 West Cherry Street
North Liberty, IA 52317
319-626-2181

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This is a support group for parents/caregivers of children with special needs. The usually meeting time is Saturdays from 9-10am and free child care is available. Groups may be offered at both the Iowa City and North Liberty locations. Call 319-351-5437 for more information. For the Spanish-speaking group, see "Grupo Manantial"

Property Tax Credit/Rent Refund Program- Senior Resources

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1808 Mulberry Avenue
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-263-7292

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Property Tax Credit/Rent Refund program at Senior Resources assists elderly or disabled persons to fill out forms to receive a property tax credit or rent refund between the motns of February through May. To qualify individuals must be 18 years or older and totally disables or 65 years and older and meet income guidelines. Contact Laura Vargas for more information.

Rebuilding Together Muscatine County

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1424 B Houser Street
Muscatine, IA 52761
563-260-3143

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Rebuilding Together Muscatine County is a nonprofit that brings together volunteers to rebuild and revitalize the community and assist low-income persons with home repairs to allow individuals to remain in their home.

To apply for assistance: There is an application to fill out that is available on the website. A limited number of applications can be accepted. Persons served may include the elderly, individuals with disabilities, at-risk families with children and veterans/military families or persons.

To volunteer: There are many ways to volunteer with Rebuilding Together Muscatine, including skilled work, adopting a home, donating materials, assistance with coordination and organization of the projects, and monetary donations.

REM Iowa Community Services- Mt Pleasant

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Mt. Pleasant
207 South Harrison Street, Suite 3
Mt Pleasant, IA 52642

Fax: (319) 385-2443

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

REM Iowa offers a variety of Home and Community Based Services. The Mt Pleasant location offers residential services, dual diagnosis services and specialized services for adults and children with disabilities and supported living for individuals with neurological, brain and spinal cord injuries.

REM Iowa- Coralville

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REM Developmental Services
2761 Oakdale Boulevard, Suite 4
Coralville, IA 52241
PHONE: 319-665-2440
FAX: 319-665-2438

REM Iowa and REM Iowa Community Services
402 Westcor Drive, Unit A
Coralville, IA 52241
PHONE: 319-545-1227
FAX: 319-545-1237

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

REM Developmental Services:
The Coralville office houses the business office of REM Iowa Developmental Services, which includes day programming and vocational services for adults with disabilities.

REM Iowa and REM Iowa Community Services:
Services available include residential services, autism services, and specialized services for both adults and children with disabilities and host home services for adults with disabilities. Residential services are also available for individuals with neurological, brain and spinal cord injuries.

REM Iowa- Davenport

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4711 North Brady Street, Suite 1
Davenport, IA 52806

Fax: (563) 424-4567

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Services provided include supported living and dual diagnosis services for adults and children with disabilities and supported living for individuals with neurological, brain and spinal cord injuries.

Simpson Memorial Home, Inc.

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1000 North Miller Street
West Liberty, IA 52776
319-627-4775

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Simpson Memorial Home Inc. includes West Liberty Assisted Living and Heath Manor. Heath Manor offers 24 independent living apartments with housekeeping, transportation, food services, laundry facilities and a beauty salon. Units contain 2 bedrooms, central air/heat, full kitchens, and accessible bathrooms.

Social Security Office- Burlington

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3920 Division Street
Burlington, IA 52601

Hours / Days of Operation:

Monday: 9-3pm
Tuesday: 9-3pm
Wednesday: 9-12pm
Thursday: 9-3pm
Friday: 9-3pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Call office to verify hours as they may be subject to change or closed on certain holidays

Social Security Office- Davenport

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4319 N. Brady Street
Davenport, IA 52761

Hours / Days of Operation:

Monday: 9-4pm
Tuesday: 9-4pm
Wednesday: 9-12pm
Thursday: 9-4pm
Friday: 9-4pm
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Call to verify times as they may be subject to change or the office may be closed on certain holidays.

Social Security Office- Iowa City

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400 S Clinton St.
Iowa City, IA 52240
866-964-2039

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Call for location-specific office hours.

Sunset Housing

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1009 West Third Street
Wilton, IA
563-724-3383

Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Wilton Sunset Housing is low-income housing for elderly or handicapped individuals. 16 units are available and all are furnished with appliances. A community room with coin operated washer/dryer is also available. Pets permitted with restrictions and a separate deposit.

Systems Unlimited

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114 West 5th Street
Tipton, IA 52772
563-886-3500

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Systems Unlimited, Inc. assists persons with disabilities in eastern Iowa.

Tanager Place

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Main Office
2309 C St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Fax: (319) 365-6411

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

Children and families who benefit most from our therapeutic services face a number of challenges, including:
ADHD
Anxiety disorder
Attachment issues
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Building relationships
Childhood trauma
Chronic illness
Communication issues
Depression
Developmental disorders
Eating disorders
Health-related behavioral issues
Oppositional defiant disorder
Parenting skills
Sexual abuse
Substance and alcohol issues

The Arc of East Central Iowa

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680 2nd Street SE Suite 200
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Fax: (319) 365-9938

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

The Arc of East Central Iowa provides services, advocacy and information for families and individuals with disabilities. This particular branch serves Benton, Cedar, northern Johnson, Jones, Iowa, Linn, and Tama counties in Iowa. Services available through The Arc includes respite, supported community living, consumer directed attendant care, intermittent medical monitoring and treatment, HCBS habilitation services, and community integration.

A referral form is available on the website.

The Arc of Southeast Iowa

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2620 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City, 52240

Fax: (319) 351-6837

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Resource updated: August 21, 2019

This branch of The Arc of Iowa serves 13 counties in Southeast Iowa. Services provided include advocacy, education, and direct services such as respite care, supported community living, supported employment, consumer directed attendant care, and campts for individuals with disabilities.

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