About RIKC

The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City (RIKC) exists to help those we serve achieve greater independence at home, school or work, and in the community. A comprehensive team of professionals provides the support, encouragement, knowledge, and skills needed to help individuals succeed in their rehabilitation process.

Since 1947, we have maintained our status as the premiere medical and vocational rehabilitation facility in the Greater Kansas City region.

  • Our Mission

    Our mission is to build brighter futures for children and adults with disabilities.

    Our Vision

    Our vision is to deliver superior, innovative programs and services to the individuals we serve and their families, which empowers them to take charge of their lives.

    We Do This By

    • Honoring choices and creating options
    • Developing and maintaining staff expertise
    • Maintaining state-of-the-art equipment and technologies
    • Being flexible in meeting the needs of persons served
    • Maintaining financial viability
    • Providing leadership through local, regional, and national advocacy, collaboration, education, research, and training
    • Continually monitoring our performance to determine how to best meet community needs

    Our Values

    • We value the right of each individual with a disability to seek and receive the highest quality of services and are committed to providing that level of service.
    • We value attitudes and behaviors that demonstrate respect for every individual.
    • We value service delivery, which honors the individual’s choices.
    • We value the full and active participation of the individual’s support system in their rehabilitation program.
    • We value ongoing, open, honest, and constructive communication at all levels within our organization.
    • We value a positive outcomes-oriented work environment.
    • We value personal and professional commitment to our mission, goals, and objectives.
    • We value fiscal responsibility and efficiency.
    • We value innovation and creativity.
    • We value individual responsibility, empowerment, and achievement.
    • We value the staff as our organization’s most important resource.
  • Accreditation

    We are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).  CARF is an independent, non-profit accrediting body promoting quality, value and optimal outcomes of services through a consultative accreditation process that centers on enhancing lives of persons served.

    CARF accreditation is awarded to organizations showing substantial fulfillment of the standards established by CARF.  An organization receiving a three-year CARF accreditation has been through a rigorous peer review process and has demonstrated its programs and services are of the highest quality, measurable and accountable.  

    We take pride in being the first rehabilitation facility in Missouri to achieve CARF accreditation in 1971 and have maintained accreditation since then.  We are pleased to offer the following CARF Accredited programs:

    • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs (Adults)
    • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs (Pediatric Specialty Program)
    • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Brain Injury Program (Adults)
    • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Brain Injury Program  (Pediatric Specialty Program)
    • Interdisciplinary Outpatient Medical Rehabilitation Programs: Stroke Specialty Program (Adults)
    • Community Services:  Assistive Technology Supports and Services
    • Employment Services:  Community Employment Services: Job Development
    • Employment Services:  Community Employment Services: Job Supports
    • Employment Services:  Community Employment Services: Job-Site Training
    • Employment Services:  Comprehensive Vocational Evaluation Services
    • Employment Services:  Employment Transition Services
    • Employment Services:  Organizational Employment Services

    Medicare Certification

    Through participation in an extensive Medicare survey, complete with an onsite visit and evaluation by government officials, we became certified as a Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility (CORF).  

  • Funding Partners

    We are pleased to be a member agency (#675) of United Way of Greater Kansas City. 

    Additionally, Industrial Subcontracting Services receives support by the following funding partners:



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