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.

Carlos

Carlos Finds Support to Live Independently Again

Carlos was a social worker living in Florida three years ago when he became ill with a spinal infection. His doctors gave him no hope to live and sent him home to die. A brother, who lives in Indianapolis, flew...
Elizabeth

What She Lacks in Mobility, She Makes Up for in Attitude

Elizabeth was paralyzed in June 2000 when a car ran a red light, t-boning her Chevy Blazer. Her car rolled seven times, throwing Elizabeth out the driver-side window and pinning her underneath. Diagnosed with quadriplegia because of the location of...
Willa

Granddaughter of Freed Slave Leads Life of Service

Born in 1906, Willa, 105, is CICOA's oldest client. The granddaughter of a freed slave, Willa was taught from her earliest childhood to honor the memory and sacrifice of her ancestors by leading a life of service. Despite growing up...

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

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.