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Quad Cities Dining Tour Books

The Boosters are selling the Quad Cities Dining Tour books again this year. Each book contains discount coupons for numerous area restaurants, many of which are buy-one-get-one free. You only need to use a few coupons ...

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Share your experiences with Medicaid privatization

On Monday, August 29, Iowans can share their experiences with Medicaid privatization with legislators from 9:30 to 11:30 AM in Room 103 at the Iowa Statehouse. To participate, sign up using this online form: http://interspire.iowasdc.info/surveys.php?id=31. Speakers will ...

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100th Anniversary Honors Past and Benefits Future

In honor of 100 years of family-owned business, innovation and commitment to the community, The Republic Companies is raising money in an effort to build the J.S. Kimmel Technology Training Center at HDC. The area will ...

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Since 1969, the Handicapped Development Center has been a non-profit organization supporting people with disabilities. We believe all individuals are endowed with the same fundamental rights and needs, are entitled to opportunities promoting the fulfillment of those rights and needs, continue to develop throughout their lives, and should have the opportunity to become contributing members of their community.

Our Mission

As a premier service provider, we passionately advocate on behalf of individuals with disabilities by creating opportunities for them to succeed, to achieve, to grow, and to be happy.


CarfBlue2014The Handicapped Development Center is accredited by Carf for its Community Services and Employment Services programs. In the Fall of 2013, we underwent a Carf survey and received our 11th consecutive maximum three-year accreditation.
Click here to read the survey results.

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Thank You

Thank You! Everyone here at the Handicapped Development Center sends our thanks to everyone who participated in the HANDS Auction/Golf Outing. Your gifts will provide programs and services that enrich the lives of persons with disabilities for many years to come.... read more

Eastern Iowa MH/DS Region Funding

The legislature did not provide a long-term solution to the tax levy disparity problem within the Eastern Iowa Mental Health/Disability Services (MH/DS) region and other regions around the state. Since the regions were established two years ago, Scott County has been... read more

Driving Our Future: Our New Strategic Plan

In January, HDC embarked on creating a strategic plan for guiding our decisions and setting HDC’s course for the next three years. The process involved working with a professional facilitator, creating a planning team, soliciting input from across our stakeholder... read more

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