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If your family member is over 21 or will transition from school to “adult-life” in the next few years, you need information about the mandatory Medicaid eligibility requirement, how to retain Medicaid eligibility, Support Coordination and Person Centered Planning from an approved provider all of which are required to be eligible for services as an adult with I/DD including important milestones at age 18.
Do you have a plan for where and how your adult family member will live if you can no longer care for them in your own home? Come learn about how to access information on housing including housing vouchers.
Please join us Thursday October 5 – Somerville Elks Lodge Bridgewater
Social Security (SSI/SSDI), Medicaid/Medicare, Fee-for-Service System and Potential Impact of Federal Health Care Changes on Services
Beverly Roberts, Arc of NJ
Celine Forte, Arc of NJ
Come learn about: determination of Medicaid eligibility at age 18, Support Program, new Fee-for Service system, Support Coordination, and Housing
Bring your questions/experiences!
Speak with Union and Somerset County service providers who can help you and your family member with I/DD identify and connect to needed supports.
Regional Family Support Planning Council 3 (Union & Somerset Counties) is a group of volunteer family members who obtain input from families in their region about the systems that provide support services in order to effectively advocate about the needs of families directly to the Department of Human Services and Department of Children and Families.
For additional information call 1-800-216-1199 Option 2.