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Vocational Rehabilitation Services

Vocational Rehabilitation helps eligible individuals with disabilities to achieve their employment goals. 

Independent Living Services Program - Centers & Statewide Council

The Indiana Independent Living Services Program encompasses two partnership areas: the Centers for Independent Living, also known as CILs, and the Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council known as INSILC. Independent living philosophy emphasizes consumer control, the idea that people with disabilities are the best experts on their own needs, having crucial and valuable perspective to contribute and deserving of equal opportunity to decide how to live, work and take part in their communities, particularly in reference to services that powerfully affect their day-to-day lives and access to independence.

Randolph - Sheppard Business Enterprise Program (BEP)

The Indiana Business Enterprise Program as part of the Randolph-Sheppard Act provides people who are blind with access to rewarding and profitable entrepreneurial ventures, broaden their economic opportunities, and invigorate all blind people to be self-supporting, while dispelling misconceptions about people who are blind by showcasing their abilities.

Project SEARCH

Project SEARCH is a worksite-based school-to-work program that provides employment and education opportunities for students with disabilities transitioning from high school. 

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services

Deaf & Hard of Hearing Services provides assistance to identify and find resources to meet the needs of deaf and hard of hearing individuals and their families, throughout the state of Indiana.

Disability Resources

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.

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