Admissions

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WESCO Industries strives to meet the needs of every individual with our wide range of support services. Our admissions process is designed to provide a comprehensive individual profile to determine the prospective individual’s current status and anticipated needs.

Families, caregivers, guardians, caseworkers, and other agencies should contact Deidra Brown at 712-263-6141 or email if they are interested in having WESCO provide services or to request a tour or additional information. For more information on funding options please contact the Finance Director

General Admission Requirements

No individual will be denied services based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, or sexual orientation

  • Must furnish a diagnosed disability in writing, signed by a licensed physician prior to admission.
  • Applicants must have third-party sponsorship for funding or be able to private pay for services

Currently Available Services

Day Habilitation

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Description: Exploring our communities, and learning the benefits of volunteering in the community.

Location: Denison, Iowa

Requirements:

  • Must furnish a diagnosed disability in writing, signed by a licensed physician prior to admission.
  • Applicants must have third-party sponsorship for funding or be able to private pay for services.
  • Must be 16 years of age or older.
  • Must be able to and willing to participate in community activities and volunteer work.

Number of Openings:   Currently accepting referrals for new members


Adult Day Service

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Description: Community and activity-based program which is licensed by the Department of Inspections and Appeals.

Location: Denison, Iowa

Requirements:

  • Must furnish a diagnosed disability in writing, signed by a licensed physician prior to admission.
  • Applicants must have third-party sponsorship for funding or be able to private pay for services.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Number of Openings: Currently accepting referrals for new members


Supported Employment

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Description: Individuals are engaged in paid work in an area business while receiving intensive training and ongoing support.

Location: Denison, Iowa

Requirements:

  • Must furnish a diagnosed disability in writing, signed by a licensed physician prior to admission.
  • Applicants must have third-party sponsorship for funding or be able to private pay for services.
  • Applicants must express a desire to work.

Number of Openings: Currently accepting referrals for new members


Transitional Living

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Description: Short-term housing for an individual coming out of placement or hospitalization who needs to redevelop skills in order to be successful in the community.

Location: Denison, Iowa

Requirements:

  • Must furnish a diagnosed disability in writing, signed by a licensed physician prior to admission.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

Number of Openings:  3


Residential Living

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Description: Designed to give individuals a stronger level of independence even though they require a higher level of supervision.

Location: Denison, Iowa

Requirements:

  • Must furnish a diagnosed disability in writing, signed by a licensed physician prior to admission.
  • Applicants must have third-party sponsorship for funding or be able to private pay for services.

Number of Openings:

Daily Supported Community Living- 1 (female home)

Hourly Supported Community Living Program- Currently accepting referrals for new members


Respite

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Description: Allows caregivers to rest and rejuvenate so they can return to their caregiving duties refreshed and ready to give their best.

Location: Denison, Iowa

Requirements:

  • Must furnish a diagnosed disability in writing, signed by a licensed physician prior to admission.
  • Applicants must have third-party sponsorship for funding or be able to private pay for services.

Number of Openings: Currently accepting referrals for new members

Seeing so many individuals succeed in life and being able to transition back into the community is the best part of my job. - WESCO Industries Employee
They can't tell you when you start this job there may come a time where you find you're more comfortable surrounded by people with developmental disabilities than when you are with the general population. But it happens. - WESCO Industries Employee
Until someone has had their own experience with someone with a developmental disability, they just won't understand. - WESCO Industries Employee
I’m so grateful this job became my purpose, my passion & part of my identity. WESCO Industries Employee