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ARC of Southeast Iowa The Arc of Southeast Iowa, an Iowa City/Johnson County based autonomous, not for profit agency, serves over 500 families in a 13 county service area in southeast Iowa providing an array of services and programs for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc of Southeast Iowa employs a staff of 350 employees. http://www.thearcjc.org/index.php
BONGO - Bus on the Go Bongo is a GPS-based, real-time passenger information system that allows riders to find current bus locations as well as predictions for upcoming bus arrivals for Iowa City, Coralville and the University of Iowa. http://www.ebongo.org/
Builders of Hope Builders of Hope is a Supported Community Living Program and Mental Health Care Provider. Builders of Hope was founded by Joshua and Heather Weber in 2006. With a combined experience of over fifteen years in the Health and Wellness field, Joshua and Heather Weber recognized a need for a program that addressed the whole person and embraced a holistic approach to wellness. Our Team at Builders of Hope consists of skilled and professional staff who share a vision in providing support and cultvati http://www.buildersofhope.us/
Caring Hands The staff of Caring Hands & More LLC, consist of home care professionals working together to design appropriate, coordinated plans of care and duty services for individuals of all ages, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. http://www.caringhandsandmore.com/
Employment Systems The wide variety of services we offer are: Home Health Care, Parent Helper, Pet Care, Professional Cleaning, and Lawn Care. Click on a link at right to read more. http://www.sui.org/locations/employment-systems/
Goodwill of the Heartland People often ask, what exactly does Goodwill do?: The answer is simple: We help people get jobs. We help people keep jobs. http://www.goodwillheartland.org/
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services The mission of the Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services is to work for and with individuals who have disabilities to achieve their employment, independence and economic goals. http://www.ivrs.iowa.gov/
Mayor's Youth Empowerment Program MYEP is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing advocacy and person-centered services which facilitate personal growth and community inclusion to people with disabilities. http://www.myep.us/
Reach for Your Potential Reach for Your Potential provides services for people with disabilities in the Iowa City area. For over 20 years, we have helped foster the independence of our consumers and assisted them in achieving their personal goals. http://www.reachforyourpotential.org/
REM Iowa Since 1979, REM Iowa has provided quality services to adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and other complex challenges. We also offer services for adults with brain injuries and provide a range of programs, including residential services and day and vocational programs. http://www.remiowa.com/about/mission-and-values/
Social Security's Supplemental Security (SSI) Income Program http://www.ssa.gov/pgm/ssi.htm
Systems Unlimited Systems Unlimited provides supported community living services to children and adults in their own homes. Services can be provided through the Home and Community Based Medicaid Waivers or through Chapter 24. http://www.sui.org/
SSI Supplemental Security Income is a federal program for qualifying persons with disabilities. It provides monthly income to assist an individual in financially supporting themselves. https://www.ssa.gov/ssi/
Johnson Co. Mental Health and Disability Services Johnson County's Mental Health and Disability Services is an important starting point to access adult services. Qualifying individuals receive case management which helps set vocational and living goals and find the help needed to meet these goals. Periodic meetings with the case manager are required. http://www.johnson-county.com/dept_mhds.aspx?id=425
Combined Efforts Theatre Students are introduced to this local theatre, which provides acting, dancing and singing opportunities for individuals with or without disabilities. http://combinedefforts.org