Turn to The Arc of East Central Iowa for community-focused day habilitation programs that can enrich your loved one’s quality of life.

This program is available year-round and serves adults with intellectual disabilities. Held at the Veteran’s Memorial Building (50 2nd Avenue Bridge) in downtown Cedar Rapids, day habilitation gives participants an opportunity to become more active in our community.

Day Habilitation Activities

With the support of our friendly staff, your loved one can choose, plan, and enjoy activities and volunteer opportunities where they build skills in:

  • Behavior management
  • Community integration
  • Daily living activities
  • Intellectual and cognitive functioning
  • Language and communication
  • Mobility development and improvement
  • Physical and emotional support
  • Responsibility and self-direction
  • Self-advocacy
  • Socialization

Your loved one can experience the joy of giving back to others. Each year, day habilitation participants dedicate thousands of volunteer hours to the Cedar Rapids community.

Getting Around Town

Increase independence and self-confidence when it comes to using public transportation. Participants use the Cedar Rapids city bus system as their main mode of transportation to activities.

Friendly, Dedicated Staff

Throughout the program, our trained, experienced team members offer friendship, support, and reinforcement for personal growth. Expect helpful services from friendly professionals dedicated to the safety and well-being of our community and participants.

How to Sign Up

Complete our online referral form and submit it to The Arc to get started. Enrollment is available year-round.

To learn more about the day habilitation and community integration program contact Leah Moser at 319-365-0487 ext. 1009.