State Funded Support Services Program

The State Fund Services program is designed to be a funding source from the state that supports the following programs: State Supported Living Services and Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act – OBRA. These funding resources aim is to provide short-term services and supports to individuals who have a developmental and intellectual disability but are unable to access waiver services at the present time. It is designed in order to reduce, delay or prevent the need for premature, unwanted institutionalization.  To promote choice and decision making, and the program’s goals are to reduce and relieve stress and increase independence.

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

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  • Determined to have a developmental disability
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Prioritization will be done through a standardized score guide, the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) to determine the level of need for each individual. The higher the SIS level, the higher their priority for funding

Funding:

  • Eligibility for state fund does not guarantee the availability of services and supports under the program.  Availability of service depends on the availability of funding through the Division for Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities and prioritization of needs and resources of the family.
  • Determined to have a developmental disability
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Prioritization will be done through a standardized score guide, the Supports Intensity Scale (SIS) to determine the level of need for each individual. The higher the SIS level, the higher their priority for funding

Citation: 10 CCR 2505-3 8.503

Enrollment Contact:

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ADRC

You or your loved one will be assigned  an options counselor who will assist with determining the most appropriate waiver/service to meet the individual’s needs either through the Department of Human Services or through the Community Centered Board

970-248-2746

 

MDS Case Manager:

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Isaac Ortega

Once ARDC has been contacted and routed a referral to MDS, the Intake Case Manager will proceed with eligibility determination for a specific waiver resource.

970-256-3343

 

MDS Leadership

Sarah Bonnell VP of Resources at MDS

 

970-256-8651

 
 

Sharon Jacksi CEO of MDS

 

970-945-2306