Area 7 Agency On Aging & Disabled1718 Wabash Ave, Terre Haute, IN 47807
Since its establishment in 1965, the West Central Indiana Economic Development District Inc. (WCIEDD) has worked to stimulate economic and community development in West Central Indiana through multi-county partnerships, regional initiatives and local programs. Currently, the agency is composed of the following departments: Area 7 Agency on Aging and Disabled, Economic & Community Development, and Transportation Planning. Services provided by these departments are generally available to local officials, development groups and residents of Clay, Parke, Putnam, Sullivan, Vermillion, and Vigo Counties.Since 1974, the agency has also served as the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) for Terre Haute and Vigo County. In this role, the agency is charged with the responsibility of managing and carrying out the multimodal metropolitan transportation planning process prescribed by Title 23 U.S.C., Part 450.The district is governed by a Board of Directors composed of six representatives from each of the district's six counties, plus a representative appointed by the Governor. Two-thirds of the board represent elected officials in each county, with the remaining one-third representing economic development groups.