Independence Has a Support System

Empowering older adults, people with disabilities and caregivers with answers, services and support. 

“It’s hard for me to do everything on my own, especially since I’ve lost my spouse and don’t have family. To have support from CICOA is a wonderful thing. It’s a relief.”

Carleen hopes to stay in her home in the Crown Hill neighborhood for as long as she can.

People in community working together and sharing knowledge and resources

Knowledge Is More Than Power, It’s a Lifeline

More than 9,000 people called CICOA’s Aging & Disability Resource Center in May. It’s a new record for incoming calls. We’ve been setting records at our call center every month since July 2022. The “silver tsunami” is real. Our community...
Pauline Dillard

‘This is my Caryn, and she’s from CICOA’

Indianapolis woman receives comfort and support from CICOA's CareAware caregiver support counselor Pauline Dillard wasn’t interested in dating. A single mom who had raised four kids, Pauline was focused on her own life in 2008. She had a good job...
Strengthen the Safety Net

Strengthen the Safety Net

When I was a small child, I vividly recall falling into a small pit filled with broken concrete and construction scraps.  My parents were building their dream home at the time, and the open pit was used as trash dump,...

Provider Fair

June 21 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

18 Holes for Hope

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Safe at Home Event

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm


of seniors want to remain in their current home for the rest of their lives

3+ Years

The average length of time that a CICOA client is able to remain living independently in their own home. 


out of every dollar directly supports clients

CICOA Foundation

CICOA is making a difference for Central Indiana’s seniors and people with disabilities by providing meals, transportation, home modifications, and in-home care to remain comfortably and safely at home. Join us in our mission.