Home and Community Based Waivers

CareGivers America is a provider for a number of Home and Community Based Services that are paid for by the government.   These programs are often referred to as “Waiver” programs, meaning that the federal government “waives” the Medical Assistance rules for institutional care in order for the state to provide supports and services in the community.  The qualifications to participate in each of the Waivers varies with your income level, primary and secondary diagnoses, and need assessments.

CareGivers America is a provider for the following Waivers.  These waivers provide funding for a number of CareGivers America services included on the services tab in the right panel of this page:

Pennsylvania Office of Long Term Living (OLTL)

Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs (ODP)

CareGivers America is an Agency With Choice provider for the ODP Waivers in Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Luzerne, and Wyoming Counties. 

Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services (BAS)

New York State Department of Health