The Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals (CADI) Waiver provides funding for home and community-based services for children and adults, who would otherwise require the level of care provided in a nursing facility.
CADI Waiver services may be provided in a person's own home, in his/her biological or adoptive family's home, in a relative's home (e.g. sibling, aunt, grandparent etc.), a family foster care home or corporate foster care home, a board and lodging facility or in an assisted living facility. If married, a person may receive CADI Waiver services while living at home with his or her spouse.
Eligibility for CADI Waiver services is determined through a screening process. To be eligible for CADI Waiver services, a person must meet all these criteria:
Once eligibility is determined for participation in the CADI Waiver, certain questions must be asked about services including:
You can apply for the CADI Waiver at your local local county agency or tribe (PDF). For more information, view the Community Alternatives for Disabled Individuals Waiver fact sheet (PDF).