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Caregiver supports

posted May 25, 2012, 12:35 PM by Christine Guth   [ updated May 25, 2012, 12:53 PM ]

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) has announced information about the Caregiver Support Services funding that will be available for the fiscal year - July 1, 2012 through June 30, 2013. It is important to note:

  • Previous applications during fiscal year 2012 for Caregiver Support Services do not carry over to fiscal year 201
  • Services will be available on a first-come, first-served basis
  •  A primary caregiver may apply for Caregiver Support Services IN PERSON at their local BDDS district offices on and after Monday, June 25, 2012
  • If eligibility has not yet been determined for the individual, both the primary caregiver and the individual must be present and complete the application at the BDDS district office
  • You can print off the application for Caregiver Support Services on the DDRS forms website but you must still bring it IN PERSON to your local BDDS Office.
  • The individual cannot receive Caregiver Support Services and receive any other state funded services, such as VR services, First Steps, CHOICE, Division of Aging waiver, etc.  

The complete announcement from the  Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services may be downloaded at the bottom of this page.
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Christine Guth,
May 25, 2012, 12:46 PM