Home and Community Services
Adult Day Services

What are Adult Day Services?

Social activities, supervision, supportive services, meals, and in some situations, health services that are provided in a licensed setting.

Who needs Adult Day Services?  
Someone who has physical, emotional or mental limitations

Do I qualify for Adult Day Services?

You may qualify if you:

  • are 18 years or older (19 years or older in some situations)
  • need structured activities, support and supervision

You must first qualify for a DHHS program that has the Adult Day Services, and a worker must determine that you need this service.

More questions and answers about Adult Day Services

Contact a DHHS worker who can answer your questions about Adult Day Services or to apply for this service.

Information on becoming a provider of this service


How do I find out if I can receive Adult Day services?
Contact the a local DHHS office.

Adult Day Services includes a meal, but what if I am on a diabetic diet?

Special diets will be provided to you as needed.

What types of activities are provided?

Various activities including social and recreational, both individual and group.

What if I have a specific need such as help with walking?

You will be helped with your individual needs.

How can I find an adult day center in my area?

Contact a DHHS office or pdficon.gif (914 bytes) view a listing of licensed Adult Day services or locate a listing of Adult Day services in your area.

Where can I read the DHHS regulations for programs with an Adult Day Services?

Title 473 -- Social Services for Aged and Disabled Adults, Click on Chapter 5; scroll down to 473 NAC 5-002

Title 480 -- Home and Community-Based Waiver Services and Optional Targeted Case Management Services, Click on Chapter 5; scroll down to 480 NAC 5-005.A

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