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Public Hearing: Proposed lending library in Hendricks County

by Matthew Kent

Hendricks County Commissioners and Sycamore Services Inc. will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed lending library for individuals with disabilities in Hendricks County through the Community Connections for People with Disabilities grant, a supplemental Coronavirus Community Development Block Grant program. All interested parties are welcome to attend and provide comments about the proposal. When:…



Registration Open at League of Miracles

by sycamore122

It is baseball season! Batter Up! Registration is open for the summer at League of Miracles, a sport complex specifically designed for people with disabilities, and their famlies, to participate in recreational opportunities. Their accessible baseball field is made entirely of rubber and is located three miles east of Mooresville. To learn more, see: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeAbqXU1vB2rE3snN-NL4hgMrY7sRpLwT5gIVt51CmKECUITg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0&gxids=7628&fbclid=IwAR0CnU7gSW2ILucc2zpNXiiykc6hSTWEryjo7vgjaZwJ0gNjL84St2P9GKk



COVID-19 vaccine available to individuals 45 and older

The state of Indiana has opened up eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals 45 and older.  You can also find links at the bottom to schedule an appointment near you. COVID-19 vaccines are available free of charge and you do not need health insurance to receive the vaccine. All Sycamore Services staff members are also eligible to receive…



Vaccine eligibility for individuals with disabilities receiving home-and community-based waiver services 

by sycamore122

  Indiana Family & Social Services Administration shared the following news today:  Vaccine eligibility for individuals with disabilities receiving home-and community-based waiver services  Late yesterday, the Indiana Department of Health announced that individuals with disabilities ages 16 – 49 who receive home-and community-based waiver services are now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This includes…



Mass Vaccination Clinics for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

by sycamore122

The Indiana Department of Health announced that it has partnered with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, University of Notre Dame and Ivy Tech Community College to host three mass vaccination clinics to help eligible Hoosiers receive a free COVID-19 vaccine. Hoosiers age 55 and older are now eligible to receive a free vaccine. The mass vaccination clinics…



COVID-19 Vaccine Information

by sycamore122

COVID-19 vaccines are now available to select members of the public, such as healthcare workers and individuals  65 and older, and will soon be available to a wider audience. If you would like to learn more about the vaccine, click here to view informative slides from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Click…



New BDDS Gateway & Online Application Available

by sycamore122

The Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services’ (BDDS) mission is “To connect people with disabilities and their families to resources and supports to live their best life.” As part of ongoing efforts to achieve this mission, BDDS is excited to announce the launch of the BDDS Gateway. The BDDS Gateway provides the opportunity for individuals and…



COVID-19 Vaccine Q & A

by sycamore122

Scott Phillips, MD, FACS, FAAOA, spent time via Zoom call with Sycamore Services directors to answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.  Below are questions and answers from Dr. Phillips.  Q: People have expressed concerns about taking a “new” vaccine. Is the new COVID-19 vaccine safe? A: The “new” Covid vaccine is really not entirely new. It is built…



Sycamore Services to Host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Individuals Served

by sycamore122

In cooperation with Hendricks Regional Health, Sycamore Services will begin a pilot vaccine program hosting one of two COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the State of Indiana that will specifically serve individuals with disabilities and their staff. Initial vaccination efforts will focus on individuals living in congregate settings and will later expand to include others. Days and times for vaccines will be limited and the first group in the pilot program will…



Hoosiers Age 80 & Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine

by sycamore122

 Hoosiers age 80 and older have been selected to be among the ­first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine because they are at a higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. The vaccine provides another level of protection to keep them and loved ones safe. Visit ourshot.in.gov to fi­nd a vaccination site near you. Please sign up! Here…



National Core Indicators Project and Survey Information

by sycamore122

The Bureau of Quality Improvement Services has participated in the National Core Indicators project since 2012. The NCI project is a collaboration between the National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities Services and the Human Services Research Institute. NCI is utilized across 46 states to assess the quality and outcomes of developmental disability services…



Tips for Making the Holidays Safer

by sycamore122

As you make plans for celebrating the holidays, we encourage you to think about ways to celebrate safely and limit your risk of exposure to COVID-19. Transmission of the virus is high in all communities served by Sycamore Services, so please be safe and protect yourself and those around you this holiday season. Here are…



Remote Support Services Webinar Opportunities for Individuals and Families

by sycamore122

The Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services is excited to share webinar opportunities for individuals and families to learn more about using remote support services. One of six Indiana remote supports providers, SafeinHome, is offering a series of webinars in January and February for individuals and families that are interested in learning more about how remote…



Temporary Closure of Work Center & Day Services

by sycamore122

December 9, 2020 The management team at Sycamore Services, Inc. has been closely monitoring COVID-19 data and trends since the pandemic began earlier this year. Our local community is now seeing an unprecedented rise in cases and positivity rates. As of today, Hendricks County has reached “Red” status as determined by the Indiana State Department of Health, indicating high levels…



New Study Confirms Masks Effective Against Spread of Virus 

by sycamore122

Since this past spring, Sycamore Services has required our staff to wear face masks while providing services to program participants. All participants are also required to wear face masks while receiving services in our facilities. We wanted to share a study that confirms the benefits and importance of wearing a face mask to protect ourselves…



Virtual Town Hall Meetings

by sycamore122

Town Hall Meetings Begin Next Week! Now that the Council’s 5-year State Plan Survey has come to an end, it’s time for the next step: virtual Zoom town halls to get more information about individual and community concerns that may not fit easily into a survey format. We especially want to hear from people with…



Sign up for ARC of Indiana News

by sycamore122

Keep up to date on important federal and state public policy issues from The Arc of Indiana and The Arc of the United States. Sign up to receive action alerts and legislative updates in The Arc of Indiana Action Center.



New Chief Operating Officer Named

by sycamore122

Sycamore Services is pleased to announce that LaDonna Everroad has been named the organization’s new Chief Operating Officer. Everroad has been with Sycamore Services since September, 2008. She initially came to Sycamore Services as a contract worker for a school-to-work transition program, later was moved into the Quality Assurance Coordinator role and then promoted to Director of Human Resources and Quality Assurance in 2013. Everroad has more than 20 years of…



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