24 hour residential services

Human and Social Services

24 Hour Residential Services

To The Rescue Human and Social Services provides:

  • 24 Hour Residential Services for individuals with disabilities
  • Supported Community Living Hourly Services (Iowa)
  • Supported Community Living Daily Services
  • Employment Services
  • Day Habilitation Adult Day Program
  • Transportation Services

To The Rescue provides 24-hour residential housing and services for individuals with disabilities. Our single-family homes are in neighborhoods close to community resources that include shopping, transportation, and entertainment.

To the Rescue collaborates with families, individuals with disability and case managers to develop Individualized Service Plans (ISPs) and continually adjust service plans as individuals reach new goals or their needs change.

Our residents live in a small group setting and receive all the support they need.  However, they also enjoy the same types of independence and freedom they would have living on their own. Our round-the-clock, 24-hour staff provides assistance with meal preparation, medication administration, daily activities, and transportation.

Every individual in our Residential Housing is actively involved in planning their daily routine and the services they need to be successful.

Our Services include:

  • Life Skills Development
  • Opportunities to participate in community activities, Day Programs, and Vocational Employment programs
  • Community Integration utilizing our Community Supportive Living
  • Hourly services
  • Transportation services
  • Family involvement and support
  • Medication management
  • 24-hour support
  • Quality Assurance

To The Rescue in Iowa is opening new supportive community living homes

We are currently accepting referrals for new supportive community living homes in Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities.  Located in residential neighborhoods, these single family homes are being designed to provide tailored services and supports for individuals with disabilities.

Several of our homes focus on meeting the needs of individuals with Autism. Personalized support is provided that includes ongoing opportunities for community engagement while respecting each individual’s need for structure and routine.

To The Rescue provides services for individuals with personalized services and numerous opportunities to take part in everyday activities of self-discovery, life enrichment, and other life skills and beginnings such as:

  • Learning new skills
  • Socializing with family and friends
  • Managed household chores, cooking, nutrition
  • Discovering new hobbies
  • Improving Independence
  • Participating in community events

For more information:

Contact

Ingrid Wensel

Executive Director of Integrated Services

Iowa Phone 319-826-6068

Email iwensel@totherescue.net

or complete our form online

 

 

 

supported community living

Supportive Community Living Hourly Services

Iowa Only

To The Rescue provides supported community living hourly services that help individuals with disabilities live independently in the community. Trained direct service professionals (DSP’s) assist with:

  • Medication and Medical monitoring 
  • Physical and Mental health monitoring 
  • Grocery shopping, meal planning, and preparation
  • Housekeeping and laundry
  • Financial management
  • Social and Leisure Skill Development 
  • Problem-solving and Coping Skills
  • Crisis Management
  • Shopping
  • Home maintenance 
  • Personal care
  • And other skills to promote successful community living

Our supportive community living hourly services are provided at home or in the community. The support To The Rescue provides helps individuals achieve greater independence, foster community integration, and promotes an active and healthy lifestyle.  For more information:

Contact

Ingrid Wensel

Executive Director of Integrated Services

Iowa Phone 319-826-6068

Email iwensel@totherescue.net

or complete our form online

 

 

supported community living

Supported Community Living Daily Services

To The Rescue supportive community daily living services provide support for individuals in small group settings in residential homes.  Trained direct service professionals provide support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help individuals with disabilities live with independence and dignity. Individual choice and self-advocacy are central to the overall service.

Assistance provided includes:

  • Medication and Medical monitoring 
  • Physical and Mental Health monitoring 
  • Grocery shopping, meal planning, and preparation 
  • Housekeeping and laundry
  • Shopping
  • Financial management (including representative payee services)
  • Social and Leisure skill development 
  • Problem Solving and Coping Skills 
  • Crisis Management 
  • Home maintenance  
  • Personal care
  • And other skills to promote successful community living

In Iowa, To The Rescue accepts funding for Supportive Living Community services, both daily and hourly, via the Iowa Medicaid Home and Community Based Service Waiver program.  The Waivers we are able to accept at this time include Intellectually Disability (ID) waiver and the Brain Injury (BI) waiver.  We also accept habilitation (HAB) funding, MHDD East Central Region funding, and private pay.  For more information:

Contact

Ingrid Wensel

Executive Director of Integrated Services

Iowa Phone 319-826-6068

Email iwensel@totherescue.net

or complete our form online

employment services

Employment Services

At To The Rescue, we offer employment services to individuals with disabilities who experience barriers to finding employment. We provide a range of support services, including personalized job searches, skill building, and job coaching. Our goal is to help you attain financial independence and find a rewarding work experience.

Contact

Ingrid Wensel

Executive Director of Integrated Services

Iowa Phone 319-826-6068

Email iwensel@totherescue.net

or complete our form online

Day habilitation program

Day Habilitation Program (Adult Day Program)

Our daytime habilitation programs help individuals with disabilities develop life skills that support their independence at home and in the community.

Our habilitation program is available to adults, ages 18 and older. The activity center is fully handicap-accessible. We offer wheelchair accessible vehicles to transport participants to community activities.

We always welcome tours and visits so you can become familiar with the building and all the programs we offer. To become familiar with the programs we offer, contact To The Rescue today!

We focus on many different skills and areas, including:

  • Physical and emotional health
  • Language and communication development
  • Intellectual and cognitive functioning
  • Socialization
  • Community integration
  • Behavior management
  • Daily living activities
  • Responsibility
  • Mobility
  • Self-advocacy skills
  • Iowa School Age Day Habilitation Program
  • Helping individuals with disabilities prepare for the transition from high school to adult life while building lasting friendshipsThe To The Rescue School Age Day Habilitation Program is offered Monday – Friday all summer and during the fall, winter, and spring breaks for individuals in the Cedar Rapids and surrounding school districts.  The program helps individuals with disabilities in high school develop life skills that promote independence by supporting physical and emotional health, self-advocacy, socialization, and community engagement. In addition, To The Rescue can provide door-to-door transportation through our fleet of vehicles that includes wheelchair accessible mini-vans and mini buses.

Contact

Ingrid Wensel

Executive Director of Integrated Services

Iowa Phone 319-826-6068

Email iwensel@totherescue.net

or complete our form online

Transportation for the elderly

Transportation

At To The Rescue, we provide safe and reliable door-to-door transportation services close to home, throughout Iowa, and beyond. Our customized plans — for both groups and individuals — pick you up and deliver you wherever you choose.

Whether you need a ride to work, the grocery store, a doctor’s appointment, a business meeting, or a family event, we are here to serve. You’ll appreciate our well-maintained and comfortable fleet of vehicles. We are licensed, bonded and insured.

The following is a list of our vehicles.  Standard wheelchairs are available upon request.

  • Standard size vehicles
  • Minivans (seat up to 6 passengers)
  • Passenger vans (seat up to 15 passengers)
  • Wheelchair accessible minivans
  • Mini buses (seat up to 12 passengers)
  • Mini buses (can accommodate up to 4 wheelchairs)

Contact

To The Rescue

Transportation Services

Iowa Phone: 319-365-9000

Colorado Phone: 720-851-2100

or complete our form online