The Information and Assistance Program brings people and services together. Information and Assistance provides current information on services available in the communities, links people to opportunities that are available, and provides follow-up to ensure people receive the services needed.

Information and Assistance

  • Provides the individuals with current information on opportunities and services available to the individuals within their communities, including information relating to assistive technology.
  • Assess the problems and capacities of the individuals.
  • Links the individuals to the opportunities and services that are available.
  • To the maximum extent practicable, ensures that the individuals receive the services needed by the individuals, and are aware of the opportunities available to the individuals, by establishing adequate follow-up procedures.
  • Serves the entire community of the older individuals, particularly older individuals with greatest social need; and older individuals with greatest economic need.

The Aging and Disability Resource Center guided by the Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA) serves Idaho's seniors and people with disabilities by safeguarding their rights, fostering self-sufficiency, providing counseling, and advocating on their behalf. The ICOA provides opportunities for individuals to access a comprehensive array of private and public pay, long term care, support services through "Single Access Points" operated by the local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).

The Aging and Disability Resource Center guided by the Idaho Commission on Aging (ICOA) serves Idaho's seniors and people with disabilities by safeguarding their rights, fostering self-sufficiency, providing counseling, and advocating on their behalf. The ICOA provides opportunities for individuals to access a comprehensive array of private and public pay, long term care, support services through "Single Access Points" operated by the local Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs).