Mainstream Living is accredited by CARF (Commission on the Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities). We have a three-year accreditationm, the highest awarded by CARF, which recognizes that our organization demonstrates substantial conformance of the standards while operating to benefit persons served. For more on CARF and our accreditation, click here.
We are a proud partner of United Way of Story County which leads the fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Story County. UWSC has been a partner of Mainstream Living's for many years, contributing to projects and initiatives that allow us to provide safe, accessible, and affordable housing and services to adults with disabilities.
Mainstream Living is a member of the Iowa Association of Community Providers (IACP), an advocacy organization that works on behalf of mental health and disability service providers. IACP partners with more than 130 community-based organizations to provide a wide range of resources to their management and staff (30,000+ people) to ensure that provider needs are being met. For more on IACP and its latest initatives, please click here.
Mainstream Living's Residential Care Facility for Persons with Mental Illness (RCF-PMI) is a beneficiary of the Food Bank of Iowa and the USDA. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident. More information can be found by clicking here.