The Accessibility Program advocates for full access to all aspects of Johnson County life for homebound individuals with a physical disability, aged 18-59.
Accessibility services provides in-home services such as Home-delivered meals, light housekeeping, case management and resources.
What types of services are provided?
Accessibility Services provides a variety of in-home services available to Johnson County residents with a physical disability, who are homebound, and 59 years of age or under, to enable independent living.
- Homemaker services help you maintain the cleanliness of a home, such as dusting, vacuuming, mopping floors, laundry, changing bed linens and cleaning bathrooms. Services are usually a couple of hours of home care weekly or every other week.
- Home-delivered meals are an option for individuals with a disability who qualify as needing this service. A hot noon meal is provided Monday - Friday.
- Case management assists persons with a disability in assessing needs, finding available resources and connecting them with resources so they can live as independently as possible.
What are the qualifications for the Accessibility program?
- Must be a Johnson County resident.
- Must be 59 years of age or younger.
- Must have a documented physical disability.
- Must be at or below the 200% of federal poverty guidelines. Aging and Human Services utilizes total gross income for the household which includes wages, social security, unemployment, TANF and child support.