Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS)

CLASS provides home and community-based services to children with related conditions as a cost-effective alternative to placement in an intermediate care facility for children with an intellectual disability or a related condition.  A related condition is a disability, other than an intellectual disability, that originated before age 22 and that affects a person’s ability to function in daily life.
 

What services are provided?

  • Adaptive aids and medical supplies
  • Behavioral support
  • Case management
  • Cognitive rehabilitative therapy
  • Continued Family Services
  • Dental and dental sedation
  • Employment assistance
  • Habilitation
  • Minor home modifications
  • Nursing
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Pre-vocational habilitation
  • Respite care
  • Specialized therapies
  • (auditory enhancement/auditory integration training, dietary, therapeutic horseback riding,  and Massage, recreational, music, aquatic and hippo therapies)
  • Speech and language pathology
  • Supported employment
  • Support Family Services
  • Transition Assistance Services

 

Who is eligible for services?

  • You must be diagnosed with a related condition that manifested before age 22.
  • You must be eligible for Medicaid in the community and not be enrolled in another Medicaid waiver program.
  • You must meet level of care criteria for placement in an Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities.
  • You must need habilitation and case management services.
  • You must live in your own or your family’s home.
  • Your income and resources may not exceed specified limits.
  • You cannot be enrolled in another waiver program.

For more information visit: Community Living Assistance & Support Services.

For frequently asked questions view our Waiver Program FAQs.