Roads to Freedom - Attendant Care Program (ACP) - ACT 150

Roads to Freedom - Home and Community Based Waiver Program


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General Information
Description of ServiceThe Attendant Care Program (AC) Waiver enables adults with physical disabilities who are determined to need nursing facility services, but who choose to remain in their own homes, to continue to live in their homes and communities with support and services. Services offered include:
  • Financial Management Services (FMS) who manage the payroll for attendants, workers' compensation, taxes for attendants, and most items dealing with the financial issues involved with this program
  • Personal Assistance Services such as bathing, transferring cooking, cleaning, and shopping
  • Personal Emergency Response Systems (PERS units)
  • Supports Coordination Services by a coordinator who serves as the consumer's "go to" person.

Consumers who do not qualify for the Medical Assistance Waiver either because they are not nursing facility eligible or their income is over the financial criteria set by the County Assistance Ofice may receive services under ACT 150 with a fee based on household income and the number of people living in the household.
LocationLycoming
Geographical AreaAdams, Bradford, Centre, Clearfield, Clindon, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauhpin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntington, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monour, Northumberland, Perry, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Union, York
Facility/ADA AccessYes. Building entrance, restrooms, and within the building
Intake ProcedureCall the office or send a message through the "Contact us" link in their website.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationPhysical Concerns
Income NotesCounty Assistance Offices determines whether income guidelines are met.
EligibilityRoads to Freedom does not assess eligibility for consumers to enter into the program. The local County Assistance Office make assessments, and consumers who do not qualify for the Medical Assistance Waiver either because they are not nursing facility eligible or their income is over the financial criteria set by the County Assistance Office may receive services under ACT 150 with a fee based on household income and the number of people living in the household.Eligibility Requirements:
  • Be a resident of Pennsylvania
  • Meet the level of care needs for a Skilled Nursing Facility or a Special Rehabilitation Facility for the Medicaid Waiver
  • Be 18 to 59 years of age
  • Be capable of hiring, firing, and supervising attendant care worker(s)
  • Be capable of managing your own financial and legal affairs
  • For the Medicaid Home and Community Based Waiver Services Attendant Care Program, meet the financial requirements as determined by your local County Assistance Office.
  • Have a medically determinable physical impairment that is expected to last of a continuous period of not less than twelve (12) calendar months or that may result in death
  • To take advantage of the Attendant Care Act 150 Program, you may be assessed a minimal co-payment. This co-payment is based on your income and will not be more than the total costs of services.
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Weekdays, 8:30am to 4:30pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Position Director of Programs and Services
Contact's Phone 570-327-9070
Physical Site Address 1 24 East Third Street
Physical Site City, State, Zip Williamsport, PA 17701
Main Phone 570-327-9070
TDD Phone 570-327-5254
Other Phone 800-984-7492
Fax 570-327-8610
Web Address www.cilncp.org/
 
Additional Information
Type of UpdateE-mail
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Roads to Freedom Center for Independent Living of North Central PA
Affiliated Program: Roads to Freedom - Home and Community Based Waiver Program
This Service: Roads to Freedom - Attendant Care Program (ACP) - ACT 150
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Centers for Independent Living (LR-1550)
Home/Community Based Care Waiver Programs (NL-5000.5000-800.30)
Physical Disabilities (YF-6500)