Family Support Services (FSS)

The Family Support Services Program (FSSP) provides support for families who have children with developmental disabilities or delays with costs that are beyond those normally experienced by other families. The primary purpose of the FSSP is to support children with developmental disabilities or delays remaining within their own nurturing family setting and prevent out-of-home placements.

Benefits & Services

  • Medical and Dental Expenses
  • Additional Insurance Expenses
  • Respite Care and Sitter Services
  • Special Equipment, Clothing and Diets
  • Home or Vehicle Adaptations and/or Repairs
  • Home Health Services and Therapies
  • Family Counseling and Support Groups
  • Recreation and Leisure Needs
  • Transportation
  • Homemaker Services

To Be Determined Eligible for the CES, the following is required:

  • Less than eighteen years of age
  • Has been determined to have a developmental disability which inc. developmental delay if under five (5) years of age
  • Live in the family home
  • Demonstrate a medical or behavioral condition that is so intense that almost constant line of sight supervision is required to keep the child and others safe
  • Determined to meet the Federal Social Security Administration’s definition of disability

Citation: 10 CCR 2505-3 8.613

MDS FSS Case Manager: 


Tanya Workman

Contact our FSS Case Manager for determination of eligibility for FSS.



Grant Jackson CEO of MDS


Doug Sorter, Strive Executive Vice President