Fishers is recognized as being one of the best places to live in America, and it is important that this is true for all residents. We aim to optimize accessibility and to provide safe and usable pedestrian facilities, buildings, and parks for all residents. Through ongoing public input and a commitment to education and awareness, the city continues to ensure that Fishers one of the most livable, accessible, and best places to live in the United States.
Programs, Services, & Activities
Fishers will, upon request, provide appropriate aid and/or assistance and services leading to effective participation for people with disabilities to participate equally in Fishers programs, services, and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid, assistance, or service for effective participation or modification of policies or procedures to participate in a service, program, or activity, should contact Kelly Lewark via email or at 317-595-3487, no later than forty-eight (48) hours before the scheduled event.
Brooks School Park
This 16.5 acre park includes an ADA Accessible playground for kids of all abilities with play areas for ages 2 to 5 and 5 to 12.
Flat Fork Creek Park
Flat Fork Creek Park includes amenities such as mountain bike trails, a 60-foot, ADA-accessible sledding hill, and roughly 20 dedicated acres of reforestation efforts. The facility also showcases ADA-accessible tree houses ensuring play for all ability levels.
Ramp Up Grant Program
The Fishers Advisory Committee on Disability is partnering with Hamilton County Area Neighborhood Development (HAND) and Habitat for Humanity on Ramp Up, a grant program through the state that offers ramps for accessibility into homes. Learn more and request more information.
Hamilton County Express
Janus Developmental Services, Inc. is proud to operate the public transit system for Hamilton County. The program is an affordable origin to destination service that meets the transportation needs of individuals enrolled in programs and services on site at Janus Developmental Services, Inc. as well as the public.
ADA Transition Plan
Fishers is undertaking an ADA Transition Plan to determine what right-of-way facilities require improvements in order to provide greater accessibility. Learn more about the plan by calling 317-595-3214.
Special Needs Registry for First Responders
It can be vitally important for first responders (a police officer, fire fighter, emergency medical technician) to know that a resident at the address has visual, hearing, mobility, or other special needs during an emergency situation. Citizens can participate in this free service by completing the online form.
Fishers ADA Roundtable
Get involved with the Fishers ADA Roundtable to stay connected with community resources, educational events, social opportunities, and interactive forums focusing on accessibility within Fishers. Please contact 317-595-3126 or email Kelly Lewark to learn more.
A sub-committee of the ADA Roundtable plans events for March Disability Awareness Month.
Please visit the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities website to learn more.