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All Medicaid-eligible individuals who are also eligible for DDD functional services will be able to access the Supports Program, unless they are enrolled on the Community Care Waiver. The Supports Program is a Medicaid program that requires individuals to maintain their Medicaid eligibility in order to continue to participate.

Supports Program Services Available
Employment/Day Supports
DDD will provide employment services and other day supports to supplement employment when an individual’s educational entitlement ends.

Individual and Family Supports
DDD will provide self-directed individual and family supports via a self-directed model based upon assessed need.

Individuals will choose from approved providers using established budgets.

Detailed explanations of services can be found in the Supports Program Service Definitions and Qualifications pdf document.
 
 
Support Coordination
Interim Policy Guide
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (Division) has released an Interim Policy Guide to Support Coordination*.

(*The Division is in the process of developing comprehensive policy manuals for the Supports Program and the Community Care Waiver that will be based on the format of this Interim Policy Guide. Stakeholder input is welcome and encouraged, and can be submitted to:  DDD.SuppProgHelpdesk@dhs.state.nj.us.)

Applying to Become a Support Coordination Agency
The application to become a Support Coordination Agency (SCA) is available on the Supports Program Provider Portal web page.
 
 
Information for Providers
Interim Policy Guide to Support Coordination - 03/28/14

Support Coordinators Guide to Unusual Incident Reporting - 12/09/13

Supports Program Service Definitions and Qualifications - 09/05/13

Revised Conflict Free Policy - 05/17/2013

Support Coordination Webinar Questions - 04/25/13

Suppot Coordination Provider Application - 04/25/13

Provider Packet - 10/22/12
             
Supports Program Providers Frequently Asked Questions for Provider (FAQs) - Updated 12/2012

 
 
Additional Information
Selecting A Support Coordination Agency - Guide for Families

Support Coordination Agency List 

Support Coordination Agency Selection Form - 03/31/2014

Supports Program Fact Sheet: English       Spanish

Supports Program Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Updated 12/2012  English       Spanish

DDD’s New Vision for Support Across the Life Course 

Medicaid Eligibility for the Supports Program (S.P.) 


 
 
Presentations: PowerPoints, YouTube
November 2013
Support Coordination Q&A - 09/19/2013

November 2013 - Presentations delivered at the NIPD Conference
Services & Supports for Persons with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Employment First: Why, What and How?

Supportive Housing: Decoupling Housing and Services



April 2013

Initial Phase of Support Coordination for the Supports Program 04/15/13 PowerPoint Presentation

Initial Phase of Support Coordination for the Supports Program 04/15/13 - Webinar linked from the Supports Program Provider Portal



November 2012

Supports Program Provider Overview 11/8/12 (1st Session)

Support Coordination Provider Overview 11/27/12(1st Session)/12/4/12 (2nd Session) 

DDD Video Presentations - View the DDD Provider Forums regarding the Supports Program and future Supports Program events on YouTube.


 
 
Questions/Comments
All questions about the Supports Program should be sent to:

DDD.SuppProgHelpDesk@dhs.state.nj.us

                                    

 
 
 
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