Children's Community Options Program is a funding source that may be used to reimburse parents for out of pocket expenses related to the child's disability that is not covered by private insurance or Medicaid. It may also be used as the county contribution for locally matched waivers.
This program is available to children who are functionally eligible as determined by the state-wide, web-based children's functional screen.
Benefits of Receiving Services:
A Service Coordinator can help families access resources to support their child's needs. The following are examples of goods and services that may help families maintain care for their child at home
- Home modifications
- Respite care
- Adaptive aids
- Special transportation
- Parent education (conferences, books, etc.)
- Special recreation for child and family
- In-home supports
Cost of Services:
Many services may be funded through a source of Medicaid or private insurance. There may be a parental payment liability fee associated with the identified services. A service coordinator will discuss these options with you.
Anyone may call our agency on behalf of their children for services. Upon receipt of a referral, staff, with family input, will determine the applicant's eligibility for services. To make a referral, call 715-345-5350, option 5.:
More information regarding the Children's Community Options Program can be found at the WI Department of Health Services website at https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/fsp/index.htm