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Ask Congress to Address Need for Stable Disability Supports During COVID-19 Outbreak

by sycamore122

Two minutes of your day is all we need to ensure the well-being of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and that the supports they rely on aren’t overlooked during the COVID-19 outbreak. The Ask: Use our email tool to remind your members of Congress that I/DD supports and services are essential lifelines to people with I/DD…



Temporary Closure of Day Services

by sycamore122

Sycamore Services, Inc. management has been actively monitoring the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID‐19) situation. Ensuring the health and safety of the individuals served, staff and families is of the utmost importance to us. As this virus continues to spread, we are being forced to make some difficult decisions. Since there is currently no vaccine to…



Coronavirus Preparation and Prevention Resources

by sycamore122

Sycamore Services, Inc. management has been actively monitoring the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Ensuring the health and safety of the individuals served, staff, contractors, volunteers and their families is of the utmost importance to us, especially in this fluid situation. Below we have included Coronavirus Preparation and Prevention Resources. In addition to what we…



Interim Visitor Procedures

by sycamore122

Sycamore Services, Inc. management has been actively monitoring the rapidly evolving Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. Ensuring the health and safety of the individuals served is of the utmost importance to us, especially in this fluid situation. Due to our higher risk population and following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Indiana State…



Waiver Redesign Sessions Changed to Virtual Sessions 

by sycamore122

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) has begun the process of redesigning  Medicaid waivers through the Bureau of Developmental Disability Services (BDDS).  Visit and bookmark The Arc of Indiana’s Medicaid Waiver Redesign Information Page for up-to-date information on the waiver redesign process. Change in format for upcoming waiver redesign feedback sessions As communities across Indiana…



Interim Guidance – Coronavirus/COVID-19

by sycamore122

Your health and safety is of the utmost importance to us. At this time, there is no evidence of widespread transmission of COVID-19 in the United States. Without sustained human-to-human transmission, most Americans are not at significant risk of infection. Exposure risk may be elevated for those who interact with potentially infected individuals. As the…



Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update 

by sycamore122

The health and safety of our participants, employees, contractors, volunteers, and their family members is of the utmost importance to us. As the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and other health organizations, continue to work on establishing protocol regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19), we are implementing employment and service-related safeguards. According to the news and reports…



Summer Camp for Teens on Autism Spectrum

by sycamore122

My Summer Journey is a summer day program for teens on the autism spectrum. My Summer Journey is a day program focused on building life, vocational and social skills. Activities will include cooking, art, exercise, field trips and more. The program is designed for teens ages 13-19. Camp run: Week 1: June 8-12 Week 2: June 15-19 Week…



Opportunities to Learn About Waiver Redesign

by sycamore122

Last month, the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services released its Waiver Redesign Initial Concept Paper. We are pleased to share the following opportunities for you to learn more and share your feedback on the ideas and information shared in the concept paper. These include: Tuesday, February 18, 2020, from 4 – 6 p.m. CST – The…



Vocational Rehabilitation Services Order of Selection Update 

by sycamore122

Indiana’s Vocational Rehabilitation program is excited to announce the first of many steps toward expanding its services to additional eligible individuals. In August of 2017, VR implemented an order of selection process. Order of selection is a process for prioritizing eligible individuals that VR serves based on available resources and capacity. Under federal requirements, individuals…



Self-Advocate and Family Feedback Sessions Announced

by sycamore122

The Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, in partnership with Self-Advocates of Indiana and The Arc of Indiana, are hosting sessions throughout the state to present information about the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities and Rehabilitative Services’ waiver redesign initial concept paper. The sessions are designed to obtain feedback from self-advocates and family members. At each…



Butler University Students Creating Video Game for Sycamore Services

by sycamore122

For the past year and a half, students in Butler University’s EPICS class (Engineering Projects in Community Service) have been working with Recreational Therapists at Sycamore Services to develop a video game for teenagers with autism to help them develop appropriate social skills. Each semester, the students working on the project change and new students…



Building Bridges: Supporting Families and Self-Advocates through Engagement

by sycamore122

Building Bridges events are opportunities for families and self-advocates to meet and speak with the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services state staff. These sessions are an important part of the Bureau’s efforts to create direct avenues for individuals and families to share their feedback on services such as waivers and supervised group living. These meetings…



Upcoming: Holiday Basket Auction and Storytelling & Music Event

by sycamore122

This autumn, we have two upcoming events to help with our fundraising efforts at Sycamore Services. We will be hosting an online Holiday Basket Auction that will run from December 2-16. We are asking businesses and individuals in our community to donate themed baskets to this online silent auction; we would like to collect those baskets by November…



Shop Smile.Amazon.Com to Support Sycamore Services

by sycamore122

Do your online shopping at SMILE.AMAZON.COM and Sycamore Services receives a percentage of your purchase on eligible items. When you log in, go to your Amazon account, choose “shopping programs” then  “change your charity,” and type in Sycamore Rehabilitation Services. It doesn’t cost you any extra. Amazon Foundation makes a regular donation to Sycamore Services, based on…



Governor Holcomb Proclaimed October 3 First Steps Day

by sycamore122

Indiana Governor, Eric Holcomb, proclaimed, October 3, 2019, First Steps Day, in honor of the 30th anniversary of the signing of House Bill 1974 which established the First Steps program. Kylee Hope, director of the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) received the proclamation at the About Special Kids Founders Breakfast, which honored the…



Gazebo Built in Sensory Garden

by sycamore122

Thanks to generous grants from Duke Energy, Hendricks Power Cooperative, CoBank, and the Owens family, Sycamore Services has been able to add a gazebo to the evolving Sensory Garden at our Danville Annex location. On October 2, employees from Hendricks Power Cooperative spent a volunteer service day constructing the gazebo. The 20-foot octagonal-shaped gazebo will…



Spookfest t-shirts Available for Order

by sycamore122

Spookfest is Sycamore Services’ annual Halloween-themed event at our Indy South office, 10 W. Hanna Ave., Indianapolis. This year’s event will take place on Friday, October 18, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Event t-shirts are available for order. Click here to access the order form.



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Sycamore Services, Inc.
Corporate Office & Work Center

1001 Sycamore Lane
P.O. Box 369
Danville, IN 46122-1474

PH: (317) 745-4715
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FAX: (317) 745-8271

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