Non-Medicaid Case Management
Non Medicaid Case Management is provided to families who currently do not have Medicaid and/or are unable to obtain Medicaid due to income or citizenship status. Service are provided at no cost to families and/or individuals participating. This service is provided to individuals residing in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens.
Individuals enrolled in Non-Medicaid Case Management is assigned a Service Coordinator who will assist the family with applying for Medicaid on behalf of the individual either through the HCBS Waiver program, which waives the family's income in order to enable the individual with a Developmental Disability less than 18 years of age to receive Medicaid entitlements, and/or apply directly through Human Resources Administration (HRA).
Unlike Medicaid Service Coordination, the Service Coordinator will conduct quarterly face-to-face meetings; along with monthly contact with the individual and family to ensure that services are adequate. The Service Coordinator will also assist the individual and family in obtaining support services at home in order to enable the person to be as independent as possible. Approval of the applicant's Developmental Disability from the local Developmental Disabilities Office (DDSO) is required prior to enrollment.
This New York State funded grant provides a subsidy to assist families in paying for participants needs and reside in the boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens.
Family Reimbursement is a service which provides the possibility of purchasing services and good that are not funded through any other sources as long as prior approval has been obtained and the good and services have been deemed appropriate to meet the needs of the person being served.
The Family Support Services Crisis Intervention Program provides individuals who are diagnosed with a Developmental Disabilities and exhibit challenging behaviors with counseling and Behavior Support programming.
Families are provided with direct care services from trained staff in order to assist with implementation of a Behavior Support Plan in an effort to decrease negative behaviors and increase positive ones.
This program is designated for individuals who do not have Medicaid and live in the borough of Queens with their families.
The Family Support Services Training Program provides services to individuals who are either living at home with parents and/or caregivers or independently in the borough of Queens. Individuals must be diagnosed with a Developmental Disability and not have Medicaid to access this service.
The Family Support Services Weekend Respite Program is designed provide temporary, substitute care of individuals with a Developmental Disability that will enable the primary caregiver to take a break from the daily routine of care giving.
Individuals enrolled, must be Medicaid registered and approved to be eligible to receive MSC Services.
This program is designated for individual's residing in the borough of Brooklyn and relief is provided on weekends only.
Brooklyn Parent Advocacy Network (BPAN)
The Family Support Services provides training on a monthly basis to parents/caregivers of individuals with a Developmental Disability residing in their home and in the borough of Brooklyn.
This program is designed to educate parents/caregivers; along with providing information and referrals, advocacy and parent-to-parent connections to better enable them to cope with their loved one who has been diagnosed with a Developmental Disability.