Waiver Services: New Opportunities Waiver (NOW)
HOW TO ACCESS:
Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities Districts/Authorities/Local Regional Offices (SYSTEM ENTRY ONLY)
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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.
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.
*Call 1-866-783-5553 for status on the Request for Services Registry.
Complaints Line: 1-800-660-0488
Kim Kennedy (225) 342-4464