Waiver Services: New Opportunities Waiver (NOW)

HOW TO ACCESS:

Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities Districts/Authorities/Local Regional Offices (SYSTEM ENTRY ONLY) 

For contact information, click here.

ELIGIBILITY:

Individuals disabled during the developmental period (before age 22) who meet both SSI Disability criteria and the level of care determination for an ICF/DD.

COVERED SERVICES:

An array of services to provide support to maintain persons in the community:

Individual Family Support, Day and Night; Shared Supports; Center Based Respite Care; Community Integration Development; Environmental Accessibility Adaptations,  Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies; Substitute Family Care Services; Supported Living; Day Habilitation; Supported Employment; Employment-Related Training; Professional Services; One Time Transitional Expense; Skilled Nursing;  Housing Stabilization/ Housing Stabilization Transition, Personal Emergency Response System and Adult Companion Care.

COMMENTS:

*Call 1-866-783-5553 for status on the Request for Services Registry.
 Complaints Line: 1-800-660-0488

CONTACT:

Kim Kennedy  (225) 342-4464