Resources for Home and Community-Based Services

Disabilities Assistance
Developmental Disabilities

What would you like to do?

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

What you need to know

Sections on this page

    Resources on this page are in English. We have a separate DDD publications in other languages webpage. 

    DDD Publications​

    Home and Community-Based Services - Learn about Medicaid Waivers & Apply

    • Application - The paper application for Medicaid HCBS waver services. Can be used to apply for any or all HCBS waivers. ​
    • HCBS Waiver Information​ - one-page fact sheets

    Aged and Disabled (AD) Waiver - Brochures

    Developmental Disabilities (DD) Waivers - Information and Brochures

    Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Waiver - Brochures

    School and Transition - for Ages 14 to 21 Years 

    Provider Guides 

    Providers should be sure to check and review provider pages on the website.

    ​DHHS Resources​​

    For Aging Adults

    For People with Disabilities

    Nebraska Resources​​

    Resource Compilations & Information

    • Answers4Families - Information, education and support for Nebraskans with special needs.
    • Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska - Focuses on brain injury prevention, education, advocacy, and support. 
    • Nebraska Autism Spectrum Disorders Network - Provides information and training based on current research about autism spectrum disorders. Associated with UNL. 
    • Nebraska Network of Care - Helps Nebraskans access to comprehensive community services, information, support, and assistance on a localized level. 
    • Nebraska Resource and Referral System - Statewide database created with input from Nebraska families, service providers and organizations. 
    • PTI Nebraska - (800) 284-8520 - Resource for families of children with disabilities or special health needs. Empowers parents and provides knowledge to improve education and healthcare for children. 
    • Supported Decision Making - Information provided by Monroe-Meyer on alternatives to guardianship in Nebraska.

    Advocacy & Support


    • Department of Education - Nebraska Department of Education information about Special Education. 
    • Easter Seals Nebraska - Provides services to help people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to live, learn, work and play. 
    • Enable Account - (844) ENABLE4 - Offers checking, savings, and investment accounts for people with disabilities. Gives the ability to save money without affecting benefits (up to $100,000). 
    • League of Human Dignity - Consumer-based, non-profit organization promotes integration of people with disabilities. Advocates for needs and rights while providing services to help people be independent. 
    • Munroe-Meyer Institute - (800) 656-3937 - University Center of Excellence for DD education, research and services. Provides services and support for people with intellectual, developmental and genetic disorders. 
    • Nebraska VR - Helps people with disabilities prepare for, find and keep jobs. Helps businesses recruit, train and retain employees with disabilities. 
    • Special Olympics Nebraska - Non-profit organization that uses sports to encourage and empower people with intellectual disabilities, promote acceptance and foster understanding and respect. 
    • Ticket to Work - Helps people with disabilities explore competitive employment.

    State Government

    • Nebraska Legislature - Official website of the Nebraska Unicameral Legislature. 
    • Ombudsman's Office - Will help resolve a problem, concern or complaint impacting a resident of a long-term care facility.

    National Resources​

    Americans with Disabilities Act

    • ADA - Information and technical assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act. ​​​

    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) 

    National Associations & Groups

    Social Security