Family Support Services (FSS)
Family Support Services (FSS)

Developmental Disability Waiver (DD)

The Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (DD) (also known as the Comprehensive Waiver) provides access to 24-hour, seven days a week supervision through Residential Habilitation and Day Habilitation Services and Supports. The service provider is responsible to support individuals, in services, to find living arrangements. Living arrangements can range from host homes settings with 1-2 persons, individualized settings of 1-3 persons, and group settings of 4-8 persons, as well as residential supports for participants who live in their own home or who live with and/or are provided services by members of their family.

Eligibility for the DD Waiver

Level of Care

  • Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF-IID) level of care as determined by the functional needs assessment (as defined in 42 CFR 440.150)

Eligibility Group

  • Determined to have a developmental disability
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must require access to services and supports 24 hours a day

Financial

  • Income must be less than three times the current Federal Supplemental Security Income (SSI) limit per month. (See SSI website for current information)
  • For a single person, countable resources must be less than $2,000.
  • For a couple, countable resources must be less than $3,000.
Submit applications for a DD Determination to mdsdeterminations@mesadev.org. For questions regarding applying for services, contact Jacquelyn Pinotti at 970-256-8644.

Our Leadership Team

Grant Jackson

President/CEO of STRiVE

P. 970-256-8618

Cassie Williams

Case Management Director

P. 970-256-8645

Laura Russel

Case Management Director

P. 970-256-8652

Call 911 immediately for all life-threatening emergencies.

Or call Police Dispatch for all non-emergent crisis’s: 970-242-6707

MDS On-Call: Case Management is available for emergent situations that occur during non-business hours Monday thru Thursday 5 p.m. – 8 a.m., Friday from 12:00 p.m. until Monday at 8 a.m. and during all holiday office closures.

Case Management On-Call Number: 970-433-8176

Mind Springs Mental Health 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-888-207-4004

Or Mind Springs Mental Health Text Line: text TALK to the number 38255

Adult Protection Services Mesa County: 970- 248-2888

Children Protection Services Mesa County: 970-242-1211

Crisis Management Information for Mesa County, Colorado

Call 911 immediately for all life-threatening emergencies.

Or call Police Dispatch for all non-emergent crisis’s: 970-242-6707

MDS On-Call: Case Management is available for emergent situations that occur during non-business hours Monday thru Thursday 5 p.m. – 8 a.m., Friday from 12:00 p.m. until Monday at 8 a.m. and during all holiday office closures.

Case Management On-Call Number: 970-433-8176

Mind Springs Mental Health 24/7 Crisis Line: 1-888-207-4004

Or Mind Springs Mental Health Text Line: text TALK to the number 38255

Adult Protection Services Mesa County: 970- 248-2888

Children Protection Services Mesa County: 970-242-1211