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    Children’s Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver


    Who can apply?

    Circumstance/Diagnosis: Any child or adult who is diagnosed with either an intellectual and/or developmental disability (this includes autism). The state requires that individuals need an intermediate care facility level of care to qualify. This just means that the individual is unable to get through their day without a lot of supervision.

    Income: We couldn’t find any definitive information on income eligibility, but for most programs in other states this is only based on the child’s income and not the parents income. This means that your child is financially eligible for the waiver if they don’t have an income.

    What do I get?

    Relief care for family caregivers; • Training to help you meet your child’s needs; • Help with everyday activities like preparing meals, bathing or feeding your child; • Change to make your home more accessible for your child; • Help with behavior challenges; and • Some technological supports, and much more!

    How do I apply?

    Contact your local Community Developmental Disabilities Program or call 503-945-5811. They can inform you of different options Oregon has like the K-Plan.

    You will need to fill out an application you can find HERE

    What does the Goally Team Think?

    Oregon’s website isn’t the best but the services they provide are top notch. Oregon has a great network of Community Developmental Disabilities Programs that provide fantastic services and case management for residents. We have even had several case managers work with us to get Goally for their clients cost free! Make sure to call your local program and ask about the K-Plan, you may be able to get funding without having to go through a tedious medicaid process.

    Goally Waiver Scorecard

    Website clarity and ease of navigation: 2/5

    Access and requirements of qualification: 4/5

    Healthcare coverage: 4/5

    Other online resources for Oregon:

    A brochure with a fantastic overview of Oregon services.

    Another brochure that advises parents on where and how to start

    Oregon Family to Family Health Information Center has tons of information and great ways of helping families. We recommend you check out their page on financial help.

    Telephone Resources

    503-945-5811 -- Office of Developmental Services

    Community Developmental Disabilities Programs by county
    Last edited by Nate; 07-01-2020, 11:38 PM.
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