What housing is available? What happens after a lease gets signed? How to select a care provider? Are there transportation options? All great questions!
Families need encouragement and support to plan for what will happen as the caregivers of people with developmental and mental health challenges age. Planning is the key to helping guide a loved one to lead a good life as independently as possible.
Applying to your local county Board of Developmental Disability is the first step in the eligibility process. Click the link to the County Board of Developmental Disabilities in your area.
The Arc is the oldest and largest national nonprofit organization supporting people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Their aim is to support and encourage adults with I/DD and their families to plan for the future. They provide reliable information on areas such as person-centered planning, decision-making, housing options, and financial planning.
Visit The Arc Center for Future Planning® to learn more.