Solutions Guide

A resource for seniors, people with disabilities and their care partners

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Are you searching for community resources for older adults, people with disabilities or family caregivers in Central Indiana?

As Indiana’s largest Area Agency on Aging, CICOA serves Boone, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Johnson, Marion, Morgan and Shelby counties. In the Solutions Guide, you will find many Central Indiana community-based resources to help you or your loved ones live with independence and out of institutional care.

The organizations, programs and services listed in the Solutions Guide are continually changing. If you cannot find the resource you need in this directory or would like to discuss your situation with someone personally, please call CICOA’s Aging & Disability Resource Center. Options counselors are available Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., at 317-803-6131.

CICOA Central Indiana service counties

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Please note: Printed copies of the Solutions Guide are no longer available to order. The free PDF of the 2024 edition is the only guide available.

CICOA connects you to local resources in Indianapolis and surrounding areas for assistance with:
  • Basic Needs - meals, food and groceries, housing, home accessibility, transportation, utility assistance
  • Consumer Services - consumer protection, tax services, money management
  • Education & Enrichment - elderhostel programs
  • Environment & Public Health/Safety - fire prevention, poison safety, public health, public safety
  • Health Care - assistive technology, dental care, driver assessments, flu vaccines, geriatrics, hearing, vision, medication management, home care, hospice, nursing facilities, respite care, personal emergency response systems, service animals, wellness programs
  • Income Support - employment, public assistance programs, social health insurance, retirement benefits, volunteer programs
  • Individual & Family Life - adult day service, Aging-in-Place, companionship, home repair and maintenance, interpretation/translation, pet companionship, protective services, support groups
  • Legal Services - adult guardianship, legal assistance, long-term care ombudsman
  • Mental Health & Substance Abuse - community mental health agencies, inpatient mental health, bereavement counseling, alcohol and substance abuse treatment
  • Organizational/Community Services - long-term care options counseling, community centers, medical equipment donations, libraries, senior advocacy groups, senior centers
  • Other Resources - Alzheimer's Disease/Dementia, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injury, senior discount programs, publications, parks pass for seniors
  • Caregiver Services - CareAware caregiver support, kinship care

Looking for More Help?

If you'd like to discuss your needs or get personalized information and resources, contact CICOA today!

If you are seeking information on behalf of someone else, please have them available during the phone appointment to provide consent for screening or services, or notify the individual that you are making this referral and that CICOA will contact them by phone.