Community Resources


Indiana Department of Education

Phone Number: 317-232-6610

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of support to Indiana’s schools, teachers, students and parents. We are working with educators, policy makers, business leaders, and community based organizations to achieve our mission to build an education system of equity and high quality that is focused on student-centered accountability.


Special Olympics

Phone Number: 317-328-2000

Special Olympics is a global organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities working with hundreds of thousands of volunteers and coaches each year. Since the establishment of Special Olympics in 1968, the number of people with and without intellectual disabilities who are involved with the organization has been growing, but the unmet need to reach more people with intellectual disabilities is staggering.



Phone Number: 765-215-3591

Together, Interlock networks with providers and families to bring the best of both worlds together. Our mission is to assist and educate families in East Central Indiana living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and to assist local special education classrooms to accommodate needs of students with autism spectrum disorders.

BSU Special Education

Phone Number: 765-285-5700

Our programs are highly regarded and fully accredited. In fact, all of the teacher-educator programs at Ball State have earned accreditation from the Indiana Teacher Training and Licensing Commission, the Higher Learning Commission, and the National Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.

Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS)

Phone Number: 1-800-457-8283

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) provides services for individuals with developmental disabilities that enable them to live as independently as possible in their communities. BDDS assists individuals in receiving community supports and residential services using a person-centered plan to help determine which services are needed and who can best provide them. BDDS also monitors the quality of care and the facilities of those who are approved to provide these services in Indiana.


Phone Number: 877-267-2323

CMCS serves as the focal point for all the national program policies and operations relates to three important, state-based health coverage programs:

  • Medicaid provides health coverage to low-income people and is one of the largest payers for health care in the United States.

  • The Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provides federal matching funds to states to provide health coverage to children in families with incomes too high to qualify for Medicaid, but who can't afford private coverage.

  • The Basic Health Program (BHP) allows states an option to provide affordable coverage and better continuity of care for people whose income fluctuates above and below Medicaid and CHIP eligibility levels.

IN Source

Phone Number: 800-332-4433

Providing Indiana families and service providers the information and training necessary to assure effective educational programs and appropriate services for children and young adults with disabilities.

Post- Secondary

Social Security Administration

Phone Number: 1-800-772-1213

The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide assistance to people with disabilities. While these two programs are different in many ways, both are administered by the Social Security Administration and only individuals who have a disability and meet medical criteria may qualify for benefits under either program.

ARC of Indiana

Phone: 317-977-2375

Toll Free: 800-382-9100

The Arc of Indiana is committed to all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities realizing their goals of learning, living, working and fully participating in the community.

Erskine Green Training Institute

Phone Number: 765-381-8071


EGTI’s primary goal is to provide postsecondary vocational training opportunities that successfully prepares individuals with disabilities for employment in the hospitality, food service and healthcare support industries. EGTI trains and the hotel employs individuals with disabilities throughout the hotel and its restaurants in various capacities.

Work One

Phone Number: 765- 289-1861

Fax:765- 741-5856

The WorkOne Center is the heart of the workforce development system. It's where WorkOne staff help you find a new or better job, choose a career, access training or get the information needed to succeed in today's job market. Visit your local WorkOne and find out what our friendly associates can do for you.

Voc Rehab

Phone Number: 1-800-457-8283

Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VR) provides quality individualized services to enhance and support people with disabilities to prepare for, obtain or retain employment. The individual will work closely with a VR counselor throughout the process. Through active participation in their rehabilitation, people with disabilities achieve greater level of independence in their work place and living environments.


Phone Number: 765-284-4166

Hillcroft Services, Inc. provides residential, employment, and community support services to individuals with disabilities in several counties in East Central Indiana.

***This list is not intended to be all inclusive***