Independent Living Centers in Indiana


Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: Anyone with a disability striving for independence


Services Provided: 

Advocacy for support

Information and referral

Independent living skills training

Peer support

Orientation and mobility

Youth services

Public education and development


Indiana Council On Independent Living (ICOIL)

c/o DDRS

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W453

P.O. Box 7083

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083

(800) 545-7763, ext. 21303 (Voice)

(800) 545-7763, ext. 21427 (TTY)

(317) 232-6478 (FAX)


ICOIL oversees independent living services throughout the state and works in cooperation with the Family and Social Services Administration’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services toward developing a state plan for independent living.


accessABILITY Center for Independent Living (formerly IRCIL)

Melissa Madill, Executive Director

5302 East Washington St.

Indianapolis , IN 46219

(317) 926-1660

(317) 926-1687 (FAX)

(866) 794-7245 (Toll-free)


(Counties Served: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan, Shelby )


ATTIC, Incorporated

Pat Stewart, Director

1721 Washington Ave.

Vincennes, IN 47591

(812) 886-0575 (Voice)

(877) 962-8842 (Toll-free)

(812) 886-1128 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Daviess, Gibson, Greene, Knox, Martin, Pike, Sullivan)


Everybody Counts Center for Independent Living (ECCIL)

Teresa Torres, Director

9111 Broadway, Suite A

Merrillville, IN 46410

(219) 769-5055 (Voice)

(219) 756-3323 (TTY)

(888) 769-3636 (Toll-free)

(219) 769-5325 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Lake, Porter)


Future Choices, Inc.

Beth Quarles, Director

309 N. High St.

Muncie, IN 47305

(765) 741-8332

(866) 741-3444 (Toll-free)

(765) 741-8333 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Howard, Madison, Randolph)


Independent Living Center of Eastern Indiana (ILCEIN)

Jim McCormick , Executive Director

1818 W. Main St.

Richmond, IN 47374

(765) 939-9226

(877) 939-9226 (Toll-free)

(765) 935-2215 (FAX)

(765) 939-1309 (TTY)


(Counties Served: Decatur, Fayette, Franklin, Henry, Rush, Wayne, Union)


League for the Blind and Disabled

David Nelson, CRC, President/CEO

5821 S. Anthony Blvd.

Fort Wayne, IN 46816

(260) 441-0551 (Voice/TTY)

(800) 889-3443 (Voice/TTY)

(260) 441-7760 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells, Whitley)


Northern Indiana Independent Living Services (NIILS)*

Julia Studebaker, Director

PO Box 398

Bristol, IN 46507-0398

(574) 848-7451

(877) 342-8954 (Toll-free)


*NIILS provides training exclusively for visually impaired seniors.

(Counties Served: Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph)


Ruben Center for Independent Living

9111 Broadway, Suite A, Broadfield Center

Merrillville, IN 46410

(888) 769-3636 (Toll-free)

(219) 769-5055

(219) 756-3323 (TTY)


(Counties Served: Lake, Porter)


Southeastern Indiana Independent Living Center (SIILC)*
Amy Browning, Executive Director

839 S. Adams St.

Versailles, IN 47042

(812) 689-3753 (Phone)
(866) 689-3753 (Toll-free)

(812) 689-0804


(Counties Served: Dearborn, Jefferson, Jennings, Ohio, Ripley , Scott, Switzerland)

*SIILC is not funded through the Indiana Family Social Services Administration.


Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living (SICIL)

Al Tolbert, Director

651 X Street

Bedford, IN 47421

(812) 277-9626 (Voice)

(800) 845-6914 (Toll-free)

(812) 277-9628 (FAX)


(Counties Served: Crawford, Jackson, Lawrence, Monroe, Orange, Washington, Brown, Bartholomew )


The Wabash Independent Living and Learning Center, Inc. (The WILL Center)

Pete C. Ciancone , Director

4312 South Seventh St.

Terre Haute, IN 47802

(812) 298-9455

(877) 915-9455 (Toll-free)

(812) 299-9061 (FAX)


(Counties Served: Clay, Parke, Putnam, Vermillion, Vigo)



Indiana Canine Assistant Network (ICAN)

5610 Crawfordsville Rd., Suite 2101

Indianapolis , IN 46202

(317) 250-6450

(317) 757-5071 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Physical or mental disabilities


Users Served: Primarily children and young adults with disabilities in the state of Indiana


Services Provided: ICAN trains dogs for several purposes:

• Skilled companion dogs are provided to children/adults with mobility or developmental challenges where a person without disabilities, usually a parent or spouse, facilitates the work of the dog

• Assistance dogs perform helpful tasks for adults who use wheelchairs or have other limitations in the arms or legs

• Skilled Companions do their assistance work at home of the recipient and do not have public access

Facility dogs work with professional caregivers who incorporate the dog into the care of their clients most frequently in hospitals or schools with special needs students

Release dogs are placed in other roles such as drug enforcement, search and rescue, or companion pet home placement


Resources Available

Online newsletter

FAQ page on assistance dogs

Online application

Calendar of events


Indiana Comprehensive Epilepsy Services

Omkar N. Markand, M.D.

Indiana University Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

550 N. University Blvd. , Rm. 1711

Indianapolis , IN 46202

(317) 274-4974

(800) 210-7123



Disabling Conditions Served: Epilepsy


Users Served: Adults and children with epilepsy


Services Provided:

Referrals to community agencies

Educational programming to developmental disability agencies, police academies, and schools

Medication discount through the Managed Prescription Drug Plan


Resources Available:

Materials about epilepsy

Support groups

Physician referrals


A listing of other epilepsy educators in Indiana is available


Indiana Deaf Camps Foundation

100 W. 86th St.

Indianapolis, IN 46260

(317) 846-3404

(317) 844-1034 (FAX)




Disabling conditions served: Deaf or hard-of-hearing


Users Served: Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and coda (children of deaf adults) children and teens and their families


Services Provided:

Children’s week long residential camp

Family camp weekend


Children’s Camp Location:

Camp Alexander Mack

PO Box 158

Milford, IN 46542

(574) 658-4831



Indiana Deafblind Services Project

Blumberg Center

College of Education

Indiana State University
University Hall, Rm. 009W
401 N. 7th St.

Terre Haute, IN 47809

(812) 237-2830 (Voice)

(800) 622-3035 (Toll-Free)

(812) 237-8089 (FAX)

(800) 622-3035 (Toll free)




Disabling Conditions Served: The combination of vision and hearing impairments


Users Served: Educators, service providers, and families of individuals, birth to age 21, who have both vision and hearing losses


Services Provided:

On-site technical assistance and training for educators, service providers, and families based on identified needs

Dissemination of materials from the project’s resource center that reflect research-based effective educational practices


Resources Available:

Deafblind Focus newsletter

Additional information can be gained through their materials resource center and DB-LINK, a national clearinghouse


Indiana Department of Education—Division of Exceptional Learners

State House Room 229

151 W. Ohio St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798

(877) 851-4106 (Toll-free)

(317) 232-0589 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities, including learning disabilities


Users Served: Children


Services Provided

Testing for learning disabilities

Information on all forms of disabilities


Indiana Department of Workforce Development

10 N. Senate Ave.

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2277

(317) 232-7670 (Information)

(317) 232-7560 (TT)

(800) 891-6499 (Toll-Free)



Disabling Conditions Served: All physical and emotional disabilities


Users Served: Individuals with physical and emotional disabilities


Services Provided:

Employment counseling

Agency referrals

Employment referrals

Job development and modification

Job service matching system


Resources Available:

Job search handbook

Assistance to the Disabled/Handicapped brochure

Information Resource Areas (These areas are like small libraries that contain information on everything for the job seeker, including resume-writing books, access to childcare information, and job search databases.)


Local Branches: There are 28 full-service WorkOne offices and 41 WorkOne Express sites, which offer limited services. Interested parties should call the toll free number or log on to the Website to find the office nearest them that best serves their needs.



Indiana Easter Seals Affiliates

The following is a listing of affiliated Indiana Eas­ter Seal Societies and the counties they serve. For information and services, please contact the local society serving your area.


Easter Seals Crossroads Rehabilitation Center

4740 Kingsway Dr.

Indianapolis, IN 46205

(317) 466-1000 (Voice)

(317) 479-3232 (TTY)

(317) 466-2000 (FAX)


(Counties Served: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan, Shelby)


Easter Seals Southwestern Indiana

The Rehabilitation Center

3701 Bellemeade Ave.

Evansville, IN 47714

(812) 479-1411

(812) 437-2634 (FAX)


(Counties Served: Crawford, Daviess, Dubois, Gibson, Knox, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick)


Easter Seals Arc of Northeast Indiana

4919 Coldwater Road

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

(260) 456-4534

(800) 234-7811

(260) 745-5200 (FAX)


(Counties served: Adams, Allen, Blackford, DeKalb, Elkhart, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, St. Joseph, Wabash, Wells, Whitley)


Easter Seals Wayne and Union Counties

5632 U.S. 40 E.

PO Box 86

Centerville, IN 47330-0086

(765) 855-2482 (Phone/FAX)





Indiana Family and Social

Services Administration (FSSA)


Division of Aging

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W454

PO Box 7083-MS21

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083



Disabling Conditions Served: Problems of the elderly and persons with disabilities


Users Served: The elderly of Indiana and persons with disabilities


Programs Provided:

In-home services

Community-based services

Ombudsman services

Adult guardianship services

Adult protective services

Money management program

Title V senior employment program

Room and board assistance

Assistance to residents in county homes

Pre-admission screening

Pre-admission screening annual resident review



Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging

9302 N. Meridian St., Suite 200

Indianapolis, IN 46260

(800) 986-3505 (Toll-free)

(317) 818-0702



Disabling Conditions Served: A wide range of disabilities


Users Served: Older adults and people with disabilities of any age and their caregivers


Services Provided may include:



Legal services

Nutrition assistance

In-home care

Volunteer opportunities

Case management

Nursing home pre-admission screening


Resources Available:

Web-based resources concerning:

Caregiver Alliance

Resident rights and choices

Medicare summary notice guide

Long term care insurance information


Indiana Area Agencies on Aging:


Area 1

Northwest Indiana Community Action, Corp.

5518 Calumet Ave.

Hammond, IN 46320

(219) 937-3500

(800) 826-7871

(888) 814-7597 (TTY)

(219) 932-0560 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)


Area 2

REAL Services, Inc.

1151 S. Michigan St., PO Box 1835

South Bend, IN 46634

(574) 233-8205

(800) 552-2916 (IN only)

(574) 284-2642 (FAX)


(Counties Served: Elkhart, Kosciusko, LaPorte, Marshall, St. Joseph)


Area 3

Aging and In-Home Services of Northeast Indiana, Inc. (AIHS)

201 E. Rudisill Blvd., Suite 208

Fort Wayne, IN 46806

(260) 745-1200

(800) 552-3662

(260) 456-1066 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells, Whitley)


Area 4

Area IV Agency on Aging & Community Action Programs, Inc.

660 North 36th St.

PO Box 4727

Lafayette, IN 47903-4727

(765) 447-7683

(800) 382-7556

(765) 447-3307 (TDD)

(765) 447-6862 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, White)


Area 5

Area Five Agency on Aging & Community Services, Inc.

1801 Smith St., Suite 300

Logansport, IN 46947-1577

(574) 722-4451

(800) 654-9421

(574) 722-3447 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, Tipton, Wabash)


Area 6

LifeStream Services, Inc.

1701 Pilgrim Blvd., PO Box 308

Yorktown, IN 47396-0308

(765) 759-1121

(800) 589-1121 (Voice/TDD)

(765) 759-0060 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Blackford, Delaware, Grant, Henry, Jay, Madison, Randolph)


Area 7

West Central Indiana Economic Development District, Inc.

1718 Wabash Ave., PO Box 359

Terre Haute, IN 47808-0359

(812) 238-1561

(800) 489-1561 (TDD)

(812) 238-1564 (FAX)


(Counties Served: Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo)


Area 8

CICOA The Access Network

4755 Kingsway Dr., Suite 200

Indianapolis, IN 46205-1560

(317) 254-5465

(317) 254-5497 (TDD)

(800) 489-9550

(317) 254-5494 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan, Shelby)


Area 9

Area 9 In-Home and Community Services Agency

520 S. 9th St.

Richmond, IN 47374-6230

(765) 966-1795

(800) 458-9345

(765) 962-1190 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Fayette, Franklin, Rush, Union, Wayne)


Area 10

Area 10 Agency on Aging

7500 W. Reeves Rd.

Bloomington, IN 47404

(812) 876-3383

(800) 844-1010

(812) 876-9922 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Monroe, Owen)


Area 11

Aging and Community Services of South Central Indiana, Inc.

1531 13th St., Suite G900

Columbus, IN 47201-1302

(812) 372-6918

(866) 644-6407 (Toll-free)

(812) 372-7846 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Bartholomew, Brown, Decatur, Jackson, Jennings)


Area 12

LifeTime Resources, Inc.

13091 Benedict Dr.

Dillsboro, IN 47018

(812) 432-5215

(800) 742-5001

(812) 432-3822 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Dearborn, Jefferson, Ohio, Ripley, Switzerland)


Area 13


PO Box 314

Vincennes, IN 47591

(812) 888-5880

(800) 742-9002

(812) 888-4566 and (812) 888-4568 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Daviess, Dubois Greene, Knox, Martin, Pike)


Area 14

Lifespan Resources, Inc.

426 Bank St., Suite 100

PO Box 995

New Albany, IN 47151

(812) 948-8330

(888) 948-8330 (Toll-free)

(812) 948-0147 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott)


Area 15

Hoosier Uplands Economic Development Corp.

521 W. Main St.

Mitchell, IN 47446

(812) 849-4457

(800) 333-2451

(800) 743-3333 (TDD)

(812) 849-4467 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Crawford, Lawrence, Orange, Washington)


Area 16

Southwestern Indiana Regional Council on Aging, Inc.

16 W. Virginia St., PO Box 3938

Evansville, IN 47737-3938

(812) 464-7800

(800) 253-2188

(812) 464-7843 (FAX)



(Counties Served: Gibson, Perry, Posey, Spencer, Vanderburgh, Warrick)


Division of Mental Health and Addiction

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W-353

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739

(317) 232-7800

(317) 233-3472 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, and addiction


Users Served:  Individuals and families with a serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or addiction who fall at or below 200% of the federal poverty level


Services Provided:

Public education on mental health and addiction

Treatment for income-eligible persons with a mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or addiction

Certification and funding of mental health centers and other treatment programs

Operate six state psychiatric hospitals


Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning (OMPP)

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W-374

PO Box 7083

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083

(800) 457-4584

Website: or


Disabling Conditions Served: Physical or mental impairments, diseases, or losses that have lasted or appear reasonably certain to last for a continuous period of 12 months that substantially impair the ability to perform labor or services or to engage in a useful occupation.


Users Served:  Individuals meeting all of the criteria outlined above along with income, assets, and other eligibility requirements may be eligible for Medicaid for the Disabled (MAD).  Working individuals who meet all but the income and assets requirements for MAD may be eligible for M.E.DD. Works (income level cannot exceed 350% of the federal poverty level).


Services Provided: 

Medicaid provides coverage for a variety of medical treatments, such as inpatient and outpatient hospital care, preventative services, rehabilitation services, and mental health care.


Resources Available:

• Information regarding the application process, available services and legislation:

• Information about M.E.D. Works:


Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS)

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W-451

PO Box 7083

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083

(317) 232-7000

(800) 545-7763 (Voice/TTY)

(317) 232-1240 (FAX)



Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: Individuals with disabilities and their families


Services Provided: Facilitating effective partnerships which enhance the quality of life for the people we serve in the community, and the pursuits of their choice through the following bureaus and agencies: Blind and Visually Impaired Services, Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services, Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation, Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services, Disability Determination Bureau, and First Steps..


Blind and Visually Impaired Services

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W-453

PO Box 7083

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083

(317) 232-1433

(877) 241-8144 (Toll-free)

(317) 232-6478 (FAX)



Disabling Conditions Served: Blindness and visual impairment


Users Served: Citizens of Indiana with blindness and visual impairment. Individuals are referred by Vocational Rehabilitation or can be self-referred.


Services provided:

Charles E. Bosma Rehabilitation Center

Rehabilitation teaching program

Adaptive technology lab

Randolph Sheppard Business Program


Resources Available:

Catalog resource guide

Website links for organizations that provide services to the blind and visually impaired


Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W-453

PO Box 7083

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083

(317) 232-7842

(800) 545-7763

(317) 234-2099 (FAX)



Disabling Conditions Served: Physical and mental disabilities that begin before the age of 22


Users Served: Individuals with developmental disabilities and their families


Services Provided:

Employment assistance

Independent living support services

• Developmental disabilities day services

• Diagnosis and evaluations

Case management

• Family subsidy program

• Epilepsy program

• Autism waiver


Resources Available:

Developmental Disabilities Guide

A variety of downloadable forms

Online reference information


Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation

402 W. Washington St. , Rm. W-453

PO Box 7083

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083

(317) 232-1319 (Voice/TTY)

(800) 545-7763, ext. 1319



Disabling Conditions Served: Adults with physical and mental disabilities who have a vocational impairment that affects their ability to gain or maintain employment


Users Served: Eligible clients


Services Provided:

Vocational counseling and guidance

Medical treatment to correct or modify the physical or mental impairment

Assistive devices and services

Training, including vocational school, college, on-the-job, and more

Tools necessary for employment, including placement assistance and follow-up

Ongoing assessment of progress


Resources Available:



Regional Offices:

Area 1

138 E. Lincoln Hwy.

Scherervill, IN 46375

(219) 864-6746

(219) 864-8374 (TTY)

(877) 428-8513 (Toll-free)

(219) 864-8314 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Lake, Newton)


Area 2

110 W. Ridge Rd.

Gary, IN 46408

(219) 981-5326

(219) 981-5329 (TTY)

(877) 847-9891 (Toll-free)

(219) 981-6516 (FAX)

(County Served: Lake)


Area 3

954 Eastport Centre Dr., Suite C

Valparaiso, IN 46383-5674

(219) 462-0521

(219) 464-7582 (TDD)

(877) 847-9888 (Toll-free)

(219) 464-8824 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Jasper, LaPorte, Porter, Pulaski, Starke)


Area 4

100 W. South St., Suite 100

South Bend, IN 46601-2435

(574) 232-4861

(574) 283-0058 (TDD)

(877) 282-0964 (Toll-free)

(574) 232-1476 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Marshall, St. Joseph)


Area 5

1659 Mishawaka St., Suite A

Elkhart, IN 46514

(574) 262-2086

(574) 264-3723 (TDD)

(877) 847-9897 (Toll-free)

(574) 264-6487 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Elkhart, Kosciusko)


Area 6

615 N. 18th St., Suite 202

Lafayette, IN 47904

(765) 449-4278

(765) 449-4303 (TTY)

(877) 449-4278 (Toll-free)


Area 7

Fort Wayne North

219 W. Wayne St.

Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3678

(260) 424-1595

(260) 426-8905 (TDD)

(877) 715-5292 (Toll-free)

(260) 426-3617 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Adams, DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells, Whitley)


119 W. Mitchell St., Suite 3

Kendallville, IN 46755-1735

(260) 347-4555

(260) 347-4777 (TDD)

(877) 715-5293 (Toll-free)

(260) 347-1885 (FAX)

(Counties Served: DeKalb, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben)


Area 8

Fort Wayne South

219 W. Wayne St.

Fort Wayne, IN 46802-3678

(260) 424-1595

(260) 426-4653 (TDD)

(877) 715-5292 (Toll-free)

(260) 426-3617 (FAX)

(County Served: Allen)


Area 9

217 E. Stouthway Blvd., Suite 100

Kokomo, IN 46902

(765) 455-5020 (Voice/TTY)

(877) 715-5294 (Toll-free)

(765) 455-5024 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Cass, Fulton, Howard, Miami, Tipton, White)


Area 10

840 N. Miller Ave., Suite C

Marion, IN 46952

(765) 662-9961

(765) 664-8846 (TTY)

(877) 876-2866 (Toll-free)

(765) 664-8847 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Grant, Huntington, Wabash)


Area 11

201 E. Charles St., Suite 130

Muncie, IN 47305-2435

(765) 282-9863 (Voice/TDD)

(877) 847-9890 (Toll-free)

(765) 282-1714 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Delaware, Henry, Jay, Randolph)


Area 12

River Centre Place

222 E. 10th Street, Suite A

Anderson, IN 46016

(765) 643-7413 (Voice/TDD)

(877) 284-5052 (Toll-free)

(765) 642-0691 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Hamilton, Hancock, Madison)


Area 13

Indianapolis Northeast

7155 Shadeland Station, #160

Indianapolis, IN 46256

(317) 845-1637

(317) 845-1644 (TDD)

(877) 847-9894 (Toll-free)

(317) 317-1643 (FAX)


Area 14

Indianapolis Central

7155 Shadeland Station, #160

Indianapolis , IN 46256

(317) 921-3825

(877) 847-9894 (Toll-free)

(317) 317-1643 (FAX)


Area 15

Indianapolis West

2346 S. Lynhurst Dr., Building 100

Indianapolis IN 46241

(317) 270-1005

(317) 270-1012 (TDD)

(877) 876-2864 (Toll-free)

(317) 270-1010 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Hendricks, Boone)


Area 16

Indianapolis South

2346 S. Lynurst Dr., Building 100

Indianapolis, IN 46277-1379

(317) 270-1005

(317) 270-1012 (TDD)

(877) 876-2864 (Toll-free)

(317) 270-1010 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Johnson, Shelby)


Area 17

30 N. 8th St., PO Box 10217

Terre Haute, IN 47801

(812) 232-7864

(812) 232-8149 (TDD)

(812) 232-8321(FAX)

(Counties Served: Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, Vigo)


Area 18

1600 Willow St. Suite B

Vincennes, IN 47591-4212

(812) 882-7208

(812) 882-5368 (TDD)

(877) 847-9898 (Toll-free)

(812) 866-1490 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Daviess, Gibson, Greene, Knox)


Area 19

511 E. 4th St., Suite 200

Huntington, IN 47542

(812) 683-2183 (Voice/TDD)

(877) 847-9896 (Toll-free)

(812) 683-2834 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Crawford, Dubois, Martin, Orange, Perry, Pike, Spencer, Warrick)


Area 20

700 E. Walnut St.

Evansville, IN 47713-2561

(812) 425-1367

(812) 433-3013 (TDD)

(877) 715-5299 (Toll-free)

(812) 425-4546 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Posey, Vanderburgh)


Area 21

450 S. Landmark Ave.

Bloomington, IN 47403-5000

(812) 332-7331

(812) 332-9372 (TDD)

(877) 847-9893 (Toll-free)

(812) 332-2979 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Owen)


Area 22

1248 Washington St.

Columbus, IN 47201-3726

(812) 376-9935 (Voice/TDD)

(877) 396-3271 (Toll-free)

(812) 348-6451 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Bartholomew, Brown, Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley)


Area 23

52 S. 2nd St.

Richmond, IN 47374-4212

(765) 966-0932

(877) 715-3171 (Toll-free)

(765) 966-0086 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Fayette, Rush, Union, Wayne)


Area 24

211 N. Chestnut St.

Seymour, IN 47274-0930

(812) 522-4585

(812) 522-1331 (TDD)

(877) 847-9895 (Toll-free)

(812) 522-6184 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Jackson, Jefferson, Jennings, Switzerland, Washington)


Area 25

1452 Vaxter Ave.

Clarksville, IN 47129

(812) 288-8261 (Voice/TDD)

(877) 228-1967 (Toll-free)

(812) 282-7048 (FAX)

(Counties Served: Clark, Floyd, Harrison, Scott)


Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W-453

PO Box 7083

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083

(317) 232-1143 (TTY/Voice)

(800) 545-7763 (TTY/Voice IN Only)

(317) 233-1566 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Hearing impairments


Services Provided:

Interpreting and case management services

Indiana Interpreter Certification Program

Information and referral

Telecommunication relay service

Community education

Vocational rehabilitation


Resources Available:

Resource Directory

Online calendar of events

DHHS Gazette newsletter


Disability Determination Bureau

PO Box 7069

Indianapolis, IN 46207-7069

(317) 396-2000

(800) 622-4968, Ext. 2007



Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served:  Individuals eligible for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Disability benefits


Services Provided: 

The mission of the Indiana Disability Determination Bureau is to make decisions on Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income disability claims for the citizens of the State of Indiana.


First Steps

402 W. Washington St., Rm. W-386

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2739

(317) 233-6094

(800) 441-STEP (IN only)




Disabling Conditions Served:  Developmental delays or disabilities


Users served:  Infants and toddlers


Services Provided:

Health services

Vision services

Assistive technology

Psychological services

Nutrition services


Social work services

Physical therapy

• Occupational therapy

• Speech therapy

• Developmental therapy

Audiology services

• Service coordination


Resources Available:

A list of publications and information resources is available on the Website.


Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities

150 W. Market St., Suite 628

Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 232-7770 (Voice)

(317) 232-7771 (TTY)

(317) 233-3712 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: Individuals as well as professionals and organizations


Services Provided:

Systems change and advocacy

Educational information

Annual conference and training


Resources Available:

On Target monthly newsletter

Responding to Disability: A Question of Attitude brochure

Planning packets for conducting disability awareness activities/events

The Legislative Process pamphlet

March disability awareness month campaign materials

Consumer guide to Medicaid waivers


Indiana Institute on Disability and Community

Indiana’s University Center for Excellence on Disabilities

2853 E. Tenth St.

Bloomington, IN 47408-2696

(812) 855-6508

(812) 855-9396 (TTY)

(812) 855-9630 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: All


Users Served:  Anyone who has an interest in disability-related issues


Services Provided:

The work of the Indiana Institute is carried out in seven centers. They include:

Early Childhood Center (ECC)

Center on Aging and Community (CAC)

Center on Education and Lifelong Learning (CELL)

Center on Community Living and Careers (CCLC)

Center for Disability Information and Referral (CeDIR)

Center for Planning and Policy Studies (CPPS)

Indiana Resource Center for Autism (IRCA)


Resources Available:

Library of over 8,500 items related to disabilities

Collaborative work lab for human service agencies

Training and technical assistance

Pre-service education


Publications catalog of Institute materials

Indiana Institute newsletters


Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services (IPAS)

4701 N. Keystone Ave., Suite 222

Indianapolis, IN 46205

(317) 722-5555 (Voice/TTY)

(800) 622-4845 (Voice)

(800) 838-1131 (TTY)




Disabling Conditions Served: All physical and mental disabilities


Users Served:

IPAS provides advocacy services to individuals with mental or physical disabilities who are having trouble securing their rights to:

Services from Vocational Rehabilitation subject to program parameters

Appropriate treatment

Free and appropriate public education


Freedom from discrimination


Appropriate habilitation/rehabilitation services

Physical access to buildings

Freedom to make their own decisions whenever possible

Live their lives as fully and normally as possible


Problem must be either associated with a denial of a right or discrimination due to the individual’s disability.


Services Provided:

Information and referral

Individual advocacy

Systems advocacy

Training workshops

Technical assistance


Resources Available:

IPAS produces numerous publications and reprints of public documents related to the rights of individuals with disabilities which vary from time to time depending on the relevance

IPAS agency brochures, program brochures, and posters

Treatment rights information

Appeals process guides

IPAS newsletter – ImPAct

See website for other resources and publications


Also See:

National Disability Rights Network

900 Second St. NE, Suite 211

Washington, DC  20002

(202) 408-9514 (Voice)

(202) 408-9521 (TTY)

(202) 408-9520 (FAX)




Indiana Resource Center for Families with Special Needs

1703 South Ironwood Drive

South Bend, IN 46613

(574) 234-7101

(800) 332-4433

(574) 234-7279 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served:  All disabilities


Users Served:  Families with special needs


Services Available:

Collaborative parent involvement project

Indiana parent training program

Regional rehabilitation training and information project


Resources Available:

National parent training information centers

State and federal special education laws

Family Involvement Fund

Surrogate parent training

Transition training


Indiana Rural Transit Assistance Program

2615 Eastwood Dr.

Columbus, IN 47203

(800) 709-9981

(812) 314-2946

(812) 314-2924 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served:  All disabilities


Services Provided:  Training and technical assistance to transportation providers


Indiana School for the Deaf

1200 E. 42nd St.

Indianapolis, IN 46205

(317) 920-6311 (TTY/Voice)

(800) 722-6166 (IN only)

(317) 920-6350 (FAX)


Website: or


Disabling Conditions Served: Hearing loss


Users Served: Deaf and hard of hearing children and their families


Services Provided:

Audiology services available to children from birth through 21 years of age with suspected hearing loss. Includes behavioral audiometry, tympanometry, otoacoustic emissions (OAE), non-sedated auditory brainstem response (ABR), and hearing aid evaluations.

Multidisciplinary assessments including: psychological, language, and speech evaluations along with social and developmental history.

Parent Infant Program: including home visits, a video and book lending library, consultation with other providers, play groups, workshops, and information on technology.


Resources Available:

Lending library

Parent Infant Program

Presentations and assessments in local schools


Indiana State Department of Health

2 N. Meridian St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204

(317) 233-1325

(317) 233-5577 (TDD)



Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: Persons with disabilities


Services Provided: Provides social work services and referral assistance for health and human service agencies/organizations, including Silvercrest Children’s Development Center


Resources Available:

Handicapped Service Directory for Indiana Gasoline Stations

Accessibility information guide for Indianapolis

800 Toll-Free Number Directory

TT Directory for State Agencies

Acronym list

State Plan for the Handicapped

Friends coloring book


Address for the above-mentioned organization:

Silvercrest Children’s Development Center

PO Box 99

New Albany, IN 47151-0099

(812) 945-5287

(812) 941-9232 (FAX)


Indiana Talking Book and Braille Library

Indiana State Library

140 N. Senate Ave.

Indianapolis, IN 46204-2296

(317) 232-3684 (Voice/TTY)

(800) 622-4970




Disabling Conditions Served: Blindness, visual impairments, and physical disabilities


Users Served: Any person who is blind or has visual or physical disabilities that prevent them from reading regular printed materials


Services Provided:

Talking books on cassette

Braille publications

Large print books

Free cassette player loaned to active readers


Resources Available:

Facts brochure on the national library service for the blind and physically handicapped

Talking book catalog

Individual application forms


Local Branches: Columbus, Elkhart, Evansville, and Merrillville


Indy Parks and Recreation-Therapeutic Recreation Section

Galen Daniels

Therapeutic Recreation Manager

601 E. 17th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46202

(317) 327-7251

(317) 327-5688 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: Residents of Marion County


Services Provided:

Facilitation of numerous activities for people with disabilities, including:

Marion County Special Olympics

Monthly dances/socials for adults with intellectual disabilities

Summer day camps for children ages 6-21 with physical and intellectual disabilities

Inclusive summer camps

172 accessible parks, programs, and facilities throughout Indianapolis

Loaner adaptive tennis chairs

Loaner adaptive golf carts

5 water/shower wheelchairs located at indoor pools

Free or low cost senior fitness opportunities

Three senior centers for daily gatherings for increased social interaction, healthy mind, body, and spirit, and low cost lunches

Mayor’s Garden Plots for maturing adults

Senior Dance Series

Senior Summer Art Series


Inspiration Ministries

N. 2270 SR 67

Walworth, WI 53184

(262) 275-6131

(262) 275-3355 (FAX)



Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: People with disabilities and their families


Services Provided:

Residential community for people with disabilities

Seasonal respite camps

Summer camps

Outdoor education program for special ed classes

Inspired Again resale shop

Inspiration House Bookstore

Retreat center

Work opportunities


Resources Available:

Seasons newsletter

24 Ways to Help a Disabled Friend


International Hearing Dog, Inc.

5901 East 89th Ave.

Henderson, CO 80640

(303) 287-3277 (Voice/TDD)

(303) 287-3425 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Deaf, hard of hearing, deaf/blind


Users Served: Deaf or hard of hearing adults with or without other disabilities


Services Provided:

Dogs trained to respond to sounds in the home such as the telephone, doorbell/knock, smoke alarm, baby’s cry, etc.

Dogs provided free of charge to successful applicants


International Rett Syndrome Foundation

4600 Devitt Dr.

Cincinnati, OH 45246

(800) 818-7388

(513) 874-2520 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served:  Rett Syndrome


Users Served:  Children and adults with Rett Syndrome


Services Provided:



Treatments and therapies



International Ventilator Users Network (IVUN)

(Please refer to Post-Polio Health International)

4207 Lindell Blvd., #110

St. Louis, MO 63108-2915

(314) 534-0475

Relay MO: (800) 735-2966 (TDD), 2466 (Voice)

(314) 534-5070 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: Spinal cord injury, polio, ALS, MD, CCHS


Users Served: Ventilator users, their families and friends, and health professionals


Services Provided:

Information network


Resources Available:

Ventilator-Assisted Living quarterly

Resource Directory for Ventilator-Assisted Living annually


Isanogel Center

7601 W. Isanogel Rd.

Muncie, IN 47304-9339

(765) 288-1073

(765) 287-2547 (FAX)




Disabling Conditions Served: All disabilities


Users Served: Individuals, children through adults who have a disability, family members, and community members


Services Provided:

Residential summer camp, ages 8-adult

Summer day camp, ages 5-15

Teen and adult programs, ages 16-adult

Youth programs, ages 5-15

Information, referral, and advocacy

Vacation programs





Breaking New Ground
Purdue University
ABE Bldg., 225 S. University Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2093
(800) 825-4264 or (765) 494-5013