Picture of Highland ICF.Picture of Vine ICF.Picture of Lake ICF.

Independence was established in January 1975 as a not-for-profit, 501(C)(3) entity to serve the county’s adult developmentally disabled citizens.  The first group home opened in June of 1977 and five additional homes have been added in the ensuing years.  Classified as intermediate care facilities (ICF’s) the residences are home to 43 individuals. 

Picture of the Cleveland Rd ICF.Picture of Meridian ICF.Picture of Lincoln ICF.

Eligibility for services requires meeting level of care to receive Medicaid funded services. 

The homes are licensed and surveyed by both the Ohio Department of Developmental Facilities and the Ohio Department of Health.