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.


Soft-Spoken Marjie Receives Round-the-Clock Care

Marjie isn't much of a talker, but that doesn't mean the 66-year-old is being rude, said her caregiver, Chiffon. Marjie has a developmental disability that causes her to process information slower. Chiffon was 10 years old when she met Marjie....
Clara and Louise

Clara Prays for Strength In Caring for Her Sister

Clara, a cheerful 89-year-old, brought her 93-year-old sister, Louise, into her Haughville home in 2009 after discovering her neglected and living in difficult circumstances. Both widows, Clara felt some trepidation about being able to provide the necessary care for her...
Lawrence and Shirley

Friend With Caregiver's Heart Looks After Neighbor

In 2000, Lawrence was standing on the porch outside his apartment door when he suffered a grand mal seizure. His girlfriend at the time dragged him across the concrete back into the apartment before calling 911, leaving him with permanent...

Safe at Home Event

September 14 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm

50th Anniversary Gala

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Faith Summit

November 13 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 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.