The Pennsylvania Person/Family Directed Support Waiver is designed to help persons with developmental disabilities live more independently in their homes and communities and to provide a variety of services that promote community living. CareGivers America can provide these services through the traditional agency model. In Lackawanna and Susquehanna counties, CareGivers America is an approved Agency With Choice provider for the P/FDS Waiver.
Note: the cost limit of $26,000/fiscal year for the P/FDS Waiver is the major difference between the Consolidated and P/FDS Waivers.
Services that can be provided by CareGivers America include:
Note: The list of eligibility criteria and services may change when waiver amendments or waiver renewals are approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Please, visit the Department of Public Welfare’s website for a current list of all services provided through this waiver.