Social Services Aged and Disabled Adults

 
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Economic Assistance
Children and Family Services
 
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The Social Services for Aged and Disabled Adult Program (SSAD) provides services to individuals who are aged, blind, or disabled and need assistance in remaining as independent as possible. Eligibility is based on the client's income as well as their need for the requested service. The SSAD program provides services to clients who do not qualify for Medicaid or are ineligible to receive assistance from other programs.

DRAFT - Social Services Block Grant Plan

DRAFT Social Services Block Grant Plan - Federal Fiscal Year 2022 - October 1, 2021– September 30, 2022

Services

  • Chore: Chore services are provided to individuals who are unable to complete household or personal care tasks due to ailments. Chore services can be authorized to assist with light housekeeping, essential shopping, food preparation, laundry services, or personal care. 
  • Adult Day: Adult Day Care is authorized to provide a structured, monitored, and social environment that assists in providing manual, physical, and intellectual services for individuals. Adult day is provided for a minimum of 3 hours per day in a supervised ambulatory setting either in a day center or within a home.
  • Home Delivered Meals: Delivered meals are provided to individuals who are unable to prepare balanced meals for themselves due to ailments. Meals are delivered to the client's residence typically during the noon hour.
  • Congregate Meals: Congregate Meals are provided to individuals who are unable to prepare balanced meals for themselves due to ailments. Congregate meals are provided at an approved location and offer the individual a warm meal as well as socialization.
  • Homemaker Services: Homemaker services are authorized to provide in-home instructional-based services to eligible clients.
  • Transportation: Transportation services are authorized to provide non-medical and medical transportation for clients to and from community resources.