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Developmental Disability Waiver
The DD Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults with developmental disabilities or related conditions. Assessed waiver service needs, as identified in the person’s service plan, may be provided in a person’s own home, in his/her biological or adoptive family’s home, in a relative’s home (e.g., sibling, aunt, grandparent, etc.), in a family foster care home or corporate foster care home.
Who is eligible for DD Waiver services?
Eligibility for DD Waiver services is determined through a screening process. To be eligible for DD Waiver services, a person must meet all these criteria:
What else is important for participation in the DD Waiver?
Once eligibility is determined for participation in the DD Waiver, certain questions must be asked about services including:
In addition to services covered by Medical Assistance, what services are available through the DD Waiver?
How can persons apply for the DD Waiver?
You can apply for the DD Waiver at your local county social service agency. The DHS Disability Services Division administers the DD Waiver. The number of people that may be served through the DD Waiver can vary depending on the federally approved plan and state legislative funding levels. For more information, contact your local county agency (PDF).
Let us know if you are unable to find information about Disability Services Division programs and services. E-mail DHS.Dsdtahelp@state.mn.us.
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