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.

Senior Man Sitting in Bus

Getting out of the House Is Good for Your Health, but Many Older Hoosiers Feel Stranded

If you have your own vehicle, I want you to do a little experiment with me. Look at your calendar for the next couple of weeks. Now, imagine that you don’t have a vehicle, you don’t live within walking distance...
Senior man receiving healthy groceries at home

Promoting Equity by Meeting Basic Needs

Many years ago, I worked with individuals with developmental and cognitive disabilities. I came into this field of human services quite ignorant of how inequitable life can be, especially when facing forever disabilities. I assumed everyone had the same opportunities...
Ron Hicks CICOA client who found assisted living housing after nearly being homeless

Facing Eviction, Senior Finds New Home After Life-changing Call

Last December, Ron was in deep trouble. A year earlier, he’d lost his wife. The radiation and chemotherapy that helped him beat oral cancer left him weak and bedridden. And now, with his savings running out, he was facing eviction...

90%

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. 

92¢

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.