A Home Away from Home
Why choose ChildServe?
Who We Serve
ChildServe Homes offer 24-hour support and specialized nursing care. Children and young adults may have behavioral support needs, but must have a low risk of elopement and cannot present a risk of serious injury to self or others.
We offer three types of group homes:
ICF-ID Homes: Support children and young adults (5 through 21 years old) who have a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability and/or other developmental disabilities. Children and young adults may have multiple diagnoses, including but not limited to autism, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and muscular dystrophy.
RB-SCL Homes: Support children and young adults (5 through 21 years old) who have a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability or mental disability equivalent to Intellectual Disability as determined by a psychologists or psychiatrist.
SCL-R Homes: Support young adults (16 through 25 years old) who have a diagnosis of Intellectual Disability or mental disability equivalent to Intellectual Disability as determined by a psychologists or psychiatrist.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What kinds of medical professionals take care of the children in ChildServe’s Homes?
- Direct Support Professionals
- Registered Nurses
- 24-Hour Medical Support Staff
- Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists
- Positive Behavior Support Specialists
- Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professionals
- Adaptive Equipment Technicians
What does ICF-ID stand for?
What does RB-SCL stand for?
What does SCL-R stand for?
How do I get started?
Contact our Family Service Specialist, by calling 515-331-8111.
Where is this service offered?
If you would like to make a referral, or if you have questions for our team, please call the location of your choice or email email@example.com.
ChildServe Center - Johnston
ChildServe improves the health and well-being of more than 5,600 children each year through specialized clinical, home, and community-based programs and services. We serve children with developmental delays, disabilities, injuries, and other special healthcare needs.
Johnston | 515-727-8750
Ames | 515-232-7220
Des Moines | 515-280-5332
Iowa City | 319-351-5437
Cedar Rapids | 319-777-7450
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