As a participant in developmental disabilities services, there are many community-based services you may choose from. DHHS-DD provides funding and oversight so you may obtain employment, live independently, and access your community. When you have funding to receive services, you can choose providers and services to meet your needs.
DHHS-DD provides case management services to coordinate and oversee your developmental disabilities services.
Your service coordinator:
Service coordination helps you understand community-based services and how they can meet your needs.
Collaboration announcement - The partnership between DHHS-DD and Nebraska VR.
Institutional services are available in Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ICF/DDs), which assume total care when you are admitted. The Division operates ICF/DDs at the Beatrice State Developmental Center (BSDC).
For more information on developmental disabilities services:
DD Services Assessment & Budgeting Brochure - Learn a little about the process used to assess your needs and decide your budget for purchasing developmental disabilities services. En Español aquí.
DD Service Directory - Full service descriptions including definitions, limits, frequency, duration, provider types, and provider qualifications for developmental disabilities services. En Español aquí.
You can choose the provider(s) you want to work with. There are two types of providers available for developmental disabilities services.
For more information on provider options, see providers of waiver services, which explains the types of providers for waiver services. En Español aquí.