State Waiver Resources / Posted 12 months ago / 495 views
The Family Supports Waiver
The Family Supports Waiver is administered by the Developmental Disabilities Administration and provides individual and family supports for children birth up to 22 years with a developmental disability. Services are delivered using either the self-directed or traditional service delivery models provided by qualified providers (i.e., individuals, community-based service agencies, vendors, and entities) throughout the state.
Services that may be provided include: • Assistive technology services
• Behavioral support services
• Environmental assessments •Environmental modifications
• Family caregiver training and empowerment
• Family and peer monitoring supports
• Fiscal management services*
• Housing support services
• Individual and family-directed goods and services
• Nurse consultation
• Nurse case management and delegation
• Participant education, training and advocacy supports • Personal supports
• Respite care services
• Supports Broker Services*
• Vehicle modifications
Technical Eligibility Children and young adults 21 years and younger.
Financial Eligibility Eligibility for Medicaid depends on an individual’s income and assets. Individuals are encouraged to apply so that financial eligibility may be determined.
Medical Eligibility Individuals must need the level of care required to qualify for services in an intermediate care facility for individuals with intellectual disabilities.
More Information Contact your Developmental Disabilities Administration Regional Office:
Anne Arundel County Baltimore City Baltimore County Harford County Howard County
410-234-8200 Toll-free: 1-877-874-2494 TTY: 1-800-735-2258
Southern Maryland Calvert County Charles County Montgomery County Prince George’s County St. Mary’s County
301-362-5100 Toll-free: 1-888-207-2479 TTY: 1-800-735-2258
Caroline County Cecil County Dorchester County Kent County Queen Anne’s County Somerset County Talbot County Wicomico County Worcester County
410-572-5920 Toll-free: 1-888-219-0478 TTY: 1-800-735-2258
Allegany County Carroll County Frederick County Garrett County Washington County
301-791-4670 Toll-free: 1-888-791-0193 TTY: 1-800-735-2258