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HDC Job Fair

Pass the word! Tell your friends, neighbors, relatives or anyone else that has a good work record and wants a rewarding job to attend the HDC Job Fair. Applicants can get an immediate interview Tuesday, May 17th ...

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Special Needs Planning

Don and Pat Olsen from Olsen Financial are conducting a series of meetings FREE OF CHARGE that will provide information that will benefit families who have a special needs individual to consider in their planning. The last meeting ...

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Superheroes Cocktail Party/Auction and HANDS Golf Outing

Plans are underway for the 2016 HANDS fundraising events and it is going to be fun! The Superheroes Cocktail Party/Auction will be held on Sunday, June 5th at the Steeplegate Inn with golf following on Monday, June ...

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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

The Handicapped Development Center (HDC) is a non-profit organization whose purpose is to plan, establish and operate programs which provide opportunities and assistance to persons with disabilities in and around Scott County, Iowa.

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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The Survey Says…

To obtain feedback from those who know us best, an online survey tool was used this year to gather information from participants and families/guardians about the services HDC provides.

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Legislative Session Ends-Regional Funding Update

The legislative session ended today without a long-term fix for funding to the mental health/disabilities regions. Although some funds were approved for Scott Co., the amount is not enough to overcome the shortfall. As a result, some services in the Eastern Iowa... read more

Managed Care

We have contracted with Amerihealth Caritas of Iowa and Amerigroup of Iowa to provide the services individuals receive from HDC. At this time, we are not contracting with the United Healthcare network. If HDC participants have United Health Care as their assigned MCO... read more

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Handicapped Development Center added 5 new photos.Apr 30, 2016 @ 8:28am

We are partnering with the QC Botanical Center to tend raised gardens this year. Today was the first day, but we'll be at it all Spring, Summer, and Fall.

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Handicapped Development Center added 4 new photos — with Alexis Dykstra.Apr 29, 2016 @ 6:11am

Join our team! We have many different opportunities for quality people looking for a rewarding job. Go to: http://handicappeddevelopment.org/wp/employment-opportunities/

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Handicapped Development CenterApr 28, 2016 @ 12:47am

Go to www.handicappeddevelopment.org or call 563-391-4834 for registration information.

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Handicapped Development Center added 4 new photos.Apr 26, 2016 @ 10:36pm

Some folks from the Residential Center enjoyed checking out the Iowa Hawkeyes football team at the annual spring game....and what a beautiful day it was to be at the stadium.

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Handicapped Development CenterApr 26, 2016 @ 1:10am

Join us for a Lunch and Learn to find out why HDC is a great place to be a nurse. If you are a nurse, studying to be a nurse, or just thinking about it, come to the HDC Residential Center on Wednesday, April 27th from noon to 1 p.m.

Contact Hilary Spengler at hilaryspengler@hdcmail.org or 563-391-4834 to RSVP or for more info.

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