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Waiver & Service Programs

Waiver & Service Programs

Waiver Programs to Support Independence

There are several waiver programs to help individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism, and/ or a developmental disability live more independently in their community.

Through the Consolidated Waiver, Person/Family Directed Support Waiver and the Community Living Waiver programs, individuals with special needs can receive employment services and support to maintain their independence and remain an active citizen in their local community. Some of the resources available include Advanced Supported Employment, Assistive Technology, Small Group Employment, Supported Employment, and Occupational therapy.

For eligibility information, please contact your local county Mental Health/Intellectual Disability Office.

Learn more about waiver services and eligibility requirements online. You can also call 888-565-9435.

Autism Support and Services

The Adult Autism Waiver and the Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP) help adults 21 or older with autism spectrum disorder receive services and supports tailored toward their specific needs.

Services provided and measures of success are based on your personal goals. Your goals can include living independently, finding a job, getting involved in your community, or looking for ways to be more independent.

Learn more about the Adult Autism Waiver and ACAP online. You can also call 866-539-7689 or email the Department of Human Services.

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