Empowering People with Disabilities

At Independent Horizons, we bring specialized, community-based support to people with developmental disabilities so your loved one gets exactly what they need to succeed.


Residential Services

Independent Horizons provides a wide range of intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD) services in Nebraska, including 24-hour assistance in a safe, welcoming environment. Here, our unique residential disability services promote interdependence and a better quality of life.

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Shared Living Services

Our community living services place your loved one with families equipped to help. Our shared living provider (SLP) homes give opportunities for adults with disabilities to build strong relationships and independent living skills, all while receiving personalized support.

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Day Services

Looking for daily activities, support for a job, or a bridge to build job skills for people with disabilities? Our community integration and vocational services are perfect for you. At Independent Horizons, job seekers get the experience they need to find and maintain employment. If someone isn’t ready for a job, they can choose from a variety of social activities and community outings instead.

Our Community Impact

60+ Years of Combined Experience

Our cofounders each have over 30 years of experience in the disability provider industry. With deep knowledge and unique professional backgrounds as state caseworkers, DSPs, advocates, and administrators, we can always find creative ways to work within the system to help your loved ones.

Who We Serve

Independent Horizons helps people with disabilities in Omaha, Lincoln, and Nebraska at large. But we don’t play a numbers game. We keep our circle tight and our care individualized, so your loved ones receive the attention they deserve.

Dozens of Area Programs

With some of the best residential day programs in the state, our Nebraska-based disability agency is proud to bring one-of-a-kind employment homes, employment support, opportunities, and community-based day programs to your loved ones.


“Independent Horizons is a place where people truly care about people.  The organization is responsive and attentive, providing services that creatively meet the needs of those it serves.  My son loves it there, and my husband I are assured that our son is in great hands.”

– J.S.


“Independent Horizons is awesome! They have really nice staff who helped me get a job and a fun volunteer position. I’ve also met a lot of new friends here.”

– A.V.


“From the first meeting, they truly listened to our fears, what we wanted, and what we expected. The staff are very communicative with us about our daughter. They are also very knowledgeable and experienced working with special needs individuals, which is comforting to us. My husband and I feel that our daughter is in very good hands.”

– B.G.

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Developmental Disability Careers

Independent Horizons welcomes passionate direct support professionals and shared living providers who are motivated by challenging and rewarding environments. Unlike other disability providers, we know our caregivers also need care. That’s why we create a fun, fulfilling workplace that drives purpose and prevents compassion fatigue. 

Get in Touch with Independent Horizons

Interested in scheduling a tour of our facilities? Have questions about our many disability services or available jobs?
We’re here to help!