The Essential Community Supports program may be available to you if you need services to live in the community and meet certain eligibility rules. It is designed for people who do not need the level of care provided in a nursing home. You may qualify for up to $452 a month for services and supports.
You are eligible to receive services if you:
Are age 65 or older
Are not eligible for Medical Assistance
Are not eligible for nursing facility level of care
Need one or more of these services to live in the community.
You may not receive these services if you are able to have your needs met with personal care assistance.
You may receive one or more of the following services:
Adult day service
Caregiver training and education
Community living assistance
Personal emergency response system
Service coordination / case management
The Senior LinkAge Line® at 800-333-2433 can give you information on applying for the Essential Community Supports program and contacting your lead agency case manager. You can also visit the Senior LinkAge line webpage for more information and resources.