Support services cover a range of community resources that people can access to make life easier.
Consumer Directed Attendant Care
- Consumer Directed Attendant Care (CDAC) is in-home help for eligible Iowans who need assistance with personal care and daily life activities.
Home & Vehicle Modification
- Eligible Iowans can receive financial support for home and vehicle modification to meet the physical needs of the individual.
Home Health Aid
- Home Health Aid is a service available to people who need the assistance of a certified health care provider in their home. Individuals can receive up to five home visits per week or receive care as needed.
- Homemaker services are for individuals needing support performing day-to-day household activities. It can include housekeeping, grocery shopping, and limited personal care.
Meals on Wheels
- Meals on Wheels delivers convenient, nutritious meals to older Iowans and people with a disability or mental health condition.
- For individuals who need help managing their social security or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) payments, payee services can ensure correct money management.
Personal Emergency Response System
- Personal Emergency Response System allow seniors to call for help at a moment’s notice.
- Rent assistance can help people at risk of experiencing homelessness avoid eviction and stay in their home.
- If you are the primary caregiver for a loved one, respite services can temporarily take your place and provide in-home or group camp care. These services can be arranged for an afternoon, several days, or weeks.
- Transportation services can be arranged for daily errands, essential shopping, medical appointments, and travel to and from day programs.
- The guardianship program strives to assist adults who are not capable of making their own legal decisions.