HCBS Waivers for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities - Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing
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Mile High United Way - MHUW
Description of Service
Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waivers provide assistance for adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Specific services provided vary by waiver (see Helpful Tips for Waiver Types). Each waiver has an enrollment limit. Applicants may apply for more than one waiver, but may only receive services through one waiver at a time.
Call the appropriate Community Centered Board (CCB) for more information and application instructions (See Helpful Tips).
Contact information for Community Centered Boards can be found at https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/hcpf/community-centered-boards.
- HCBS-DD (Developmental Disabilities) - Individuals aged 18 and older in need of services and supports 24 hours a day that will allow them to live safely and participate in the community.
- HCBS-SLS (Supported Living Services) - Individuals aged 18 and older who can either live independently with limited supports or who, if need extensive supports, are already receiving that high level of support from other sources, such as family.
- HCBS-CES (Children's Extensive Supports) - Individuals from birth to age 17 with intensive behavioral or medical needs who are at risk of institutionalization. Children, birth through age 4, must have a developmental delay. Children, 5 through 17, must have a developmental disability.
Adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities who meet financial, medical, and target population criteria. Criteria varies by waiver.