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Child Therapy

SELF-DIRECTION
FISCAL INTERMEDIARY SERVICES

Day Hab Elmsford NY

Children and adults who are eligible for OPWDD services and enrolled in the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver can choose to self-direct their services.  Self-direction gives individuals with disabilities flexibility to choose the mix of supports and services that are right for them. The individual (or their parent/advocate) can choose their services, the staff, and organizations that provide them, and a schedule that works best for them.  Self-direction empowers people to design supports based on their unique strengths and needs. It gives them more control over the funding used to purchase their services.

Individuals in self-direction can choose if they want an agency to help them self-direct (agency-supported self-direction) or if they’d like to manage their own budget and staff with help from a Fiscal Intermediary and Support Broker (Self-Direction with Budget and Employer Authority). Hawthorne Foundation Inc. is an approved Fiscal Intermediary and can help individuals and their families/advocates manage self-direction budgets/staff.

Coordinator of Fiscal Intermediary/Self-Direction Services

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Kathy Williams

Coordinator of Fiscal Intermediary/Self-Direction Services

kwilliams@hfadm.org

(914) 999-3132 x5012

 

Kathy Williams

Coordinator of Fiscal Intermediary/Self-Direction 

(914) 999-3132 x5012 or

kwilliams@hfadm.org.

Contact:

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