A community support plan is developed so a person can use consumer directed community supports. People are required to develop their own plan or have a person they select and/or hire help them. The process of developing the community support plan is person-centered.
Person-centered planning is when the person is the focus of the planning and directs the development of the plan with support from the people who know him or her. Once a person has thoughts organized and gathered through the person-centered planning process, they can start to develop the community support plan.
The community support plan may contain a mix of paid and non-paid services, formal and informal supports, as long as they:
A CDCS Community Support Plan(PDF) includes: