CHILDRENS’S HCBS WAIVER SERVICES:
Community Self Advocacy Training Support
Children, youth, and their families can get help to understand developmental, medical, mental health, and / or substance use needs. Get help with, or prevent, any difficulties when talking part in community activities. Children and youth, or caregivers and other advocates, can get their own self-advocacy training.
Youth aged and older can learn skills to help get ready for paid work, or volunteer work that matches their interests. Skills can include communicating with supervisors, coworkers, and customers; workplace problem solving; career planning; and workplace safety. Assist in preparing resumes, enhancing interview skills, and completing school applications.
Youth aged and older who are ready for a job can get help to stay in a steady job that pays wages. Get ongoing support while getting a job and while working. Services can include but are not limited to: Help with finding job that matches your skills and interests; job coaching; benefits support; help with advancing your career.
Planned respite services provide short term relief for families/caregivers and support the child’s mental health, substance use and /or health care goals. Services are delivered at home, in the community, or in another allowable location.
Caregivers/ family Support Services (CFSS):
CFSS service enhance the child/youth’s ability, regardless of disability (developmental, physical and/ or behavioral), to function as part of a caregiver/family unit and enhance the caregiver/family’s ability to care for the child/youth in the home and /or community.