How to advocate for the services you need/want:

How to advocate for the services you need/want:

  1. Support Coordinator (Case manager) requests services in the Person Centered Plan
  2. Waiver Expert at CSB
  1. Regional Support Specialist (eligibility, waiver slot allocation, SIS)

http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/library/developmental%20services/dds_dbhds%20regional%20support%20unit%20contact%20list%207-7-15.pdf                              

4) Community Resource Consultants (access to services, rates) http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/professionals-and-service-providers/developmental-disability-services-for-providers/provider-development

5) Regional Support Teams (Data collection, trouble-shoot unresolved access/integration issues-training Center, ICF, and Complex Needs) http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/library/developmental%20services/rst%20membership%20chart%2092115final%20pdf.pdf

6) Complex Case Consultation Teams (Complex Support Needs- Rates & Access): http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/professionals-and-service-providers/developmental-disability-services-for-providers   

State Resources:

The DBHDS webpage at http://www.mylifemycommunityvirginia.org/   

Another DBHDS webpage(s) with information: http://www.dbhds.virginia.gov/individuals-and-families/developmental-disabilities/waiver-services