Supported Living Services Waiver (SLS)

The HCBS-SLS waiver provides necessary services and supports for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities so they can remain in their homes and communities with minimal impact to individuals’ community and social supports. The HCBS-SLS waiver promotes individual choice and decision-making through the individualized planning process and the tailoring of services and supports to address prioritized, unmet needs. In addition, this waiver is designed to supplement existing natural supports and traditional community resources with targeted and cost-effective services and supports.

The person receiving services is responsible for his or her living arrangements which can include living with family or in their own home.  Up to three persons receiving services can live together.  Participants on this waiver do not require twenty-four (24) hour supervision on a continuous basis for services and support offered on this waiver.

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


Level of Care

  • Must meet 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


  • Submit applications for a DD Determination to For questions regarding applying for services, contact Kris Popish at 970-256-8612.

MDS Leadership

Grant Jackson CEO of MDS


Cassie Williams Case Management Director


Laura Russell Case Management Director