• Life Alliance is expanding and eager to serve our communities. Please let our team of professionals help you and your family.

  • Life Alliance is a private service provider offering one-on-one support to individuals of all ages with developmental disabilities and intellectual/developmental delays.

  • Life Alliance offers Developmental Therapy, Alternate Family Living, NC Innovations Waiver Services, and more!

  • Life Alliance is committed to providing quality services to all consumer’s in the communities that we serve.

  • Life Alliance makes every effort to hire excellent employees who receive comprehensive training in working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health concerns.

Welcome to Life Alliance!

Life Alliance, LLC, founded in 2004, is a private service provider based in Wilkes County, NC while serving more than 10 counties in western North Carolina. We serve individuals with Developmental Disabilities or with Intellectual and Developmental Delays through various community based service options and varying payment options. We are a growing organization currently with a corporate office location and three offices in Wilkes, Surry and Iredell counties. We are expanding as we celebrate our ten year anniversary.

    • NC Innovations provides many different services that you can use based on your Individual Support Plan (ISP).
      • Become more independent
      • Learn how to connect with others in your community
      • Learn skills such as shopping and banking
      • Manage eating, bathing, dressing, personal care, hygiene and other daily
        activities
      • Extra support for health and safety reasons.
      • Find volunteer work
      • Take integrated classes
      • Pay for membership to these activities
      • Support in daily life activities in an out of home placement
      • Learn how to stay healthy and safe in the community
      • Learn new skills and do more things for yourself
      • Get to community activities and day programs
      Specialized Consultation Services Provides family caregivers and staff with training and technical assistance in a specialty area such as psychology, occupational therapy, physical therapy or nutrition
      • Allows for physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy evaluations for equipment when State Plan service limits have been exhausted
      • Helps family caregivers learn how to use specialized equipment such as assistive technology, home modifications and van modifications.
      • Support in living in a home that you own or rent
      • Learn new skills and do more things for yourself
      • Manage eating, bathing, dressing, personal care, hygiene and other daily activities
    • Provides family caregivers relief from caregiver responsibilities
      • Find a paying job in an integrated setting
      • Learn new job skills
      • Start your own business
      Supported employment can be provided long-term for ongoing job support.

Mouse over a county name to view services provided

image/svg+xmlWilkes Ashe Alleghany Alexander Caldwell Watauga Avery Burke Catawba Iredell Yadkin Surry Lincoln

Our goal is to be one of the best service providers in our field and to maintain that the consumer, consumer needs and family concerns are always the priority. We are committed to maintaining or exceeding all necessary regulations in order to remain a top quality provider in the communities that we serve. Our intention is to provide highly trained professional and paraprofessional staff to assist the individuals we serve in obtaining daily living skills, learning self help skills, overcoming limitations and acquiring skills necessary to live as independently as possible. We are available to assist consumers and families with many aspects of daily living for optimum quality of life. Life Alliance welcomes any comments, suggestion, questions or concerns that you may have. Please let us know how we are doing or how we can improve the services that we deliver to our consumers.

Employee Spotlight - Wade Ikard

(Thursday - August 30th, 2018)



My name is Wade Ikard, I am a Qualified Professional (QP) with Life Alliance, located in Statesville NC. I have spent the last 25 years serving Iredell County and surrounding areas in various capacities. If I was to describe my life's passion it would be simply to make things happen. I love to see small seeds illuminate into beautiful blooms and reach their potential development. Whether it is clients or projects, my ambition is simply motivation and growth. I attended Southern New Hampshire University and obtained my Master's in Community Economic Development. I bring to Life Alliance my experience developing community relationships, cultivating opportunities and establishing new clientele. My previous endeavors as an Account Executive, Program Coordinator for Community Employment, Weed and Seed Coordinator and QP gives me a unique insight into the needs of both Life Alliance and the clients we serve. I am thankful for the opportunity presented to me by Life Alliance in 2017 and the wealth of experience and knowledge I have gained.
My motto is that we focus on the capabilities of the one’s we serve and not their disabilities.


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