The following is summarized from the Connecticut Department of Social Services Programs for People with Disabilities.
The Connecticut Department of Social Services administers a special Medicaid waiver program for income eligible adults who have an acquired brain injury and who, without waiver services, would have to live in a long term care facility. The program pays for services such as case management, personal care assistance, chore services, respite care, vocational supports, housing supports, and other services that are necessary to keep the individual living in the community.
Call Community Options Unit at the DSS Online Benefits Center, to ask for a Waiver Request Form.
This is not an entitlement program; once DSS has reached its participant quota, names are placed on a waiting list.
To Find Providers in Connecticut’s Community Resources Database:
Search by Program Name: Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Waiver
SOURCE: Connecticut Department of Social Services
PREPARED BY: 211/tb
CONTENT LAST REVIEWED: October2018