Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) Supports Program
Bergen County Board of Social Services Support Coordination Program
216 Route 17 North
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662-3300
For more information on Supports Program call: (201) 368-7680 or visit: http://www.bcbss.com
Purpose of Program
The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) has developed a new program to help serve adults with developmental disabilities. The Supports Program provides needed supports and services for adult individuals, 21 and older, living with their families or in their own home.
You may be eligible for the Supports Program if you meet the following standards:
*Must be 21 years of age or older
*Must be Medicaid Approved
Individuals have access to professionals-called “Support Coordinators”-to assist them in developing an individualized Service Plan and link them to appropriate services; these services can provide all enrolled participants with employment services and day services, which can be either self-directed or provider-directed.
*Services Provided Include-All enrolled participants are provided with employment services and day services which includes skilled nursing visits and homemaker/home health aide.
*Provides all enrolled participants with a budget, based on their assessed level of need.
*Our program offers participants the following services as well: Assistive Technology, Behavioral Management, Career Planning, Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy, Community-Based Supports. Community Inclusion Services, Day Habilitation, Environmental Modifications, Fiscal Management Services, Goods & Services, Interpreter Services, Natural Support Training, Occupational/Physical/Speech Therapies, Personal Emergency Response System, Prevocational Services, Respite, Support Coordination, Support Employment, Small Group, Support Breakage, Transportation and Vehicle Modifications.
Coordinators offer 24 hour emergency coverage of Support Services (phone contact).
*Coordinator’s Deliverables: Notes and Reports, Annual satisfaction surveys, reporting data to DDD, Monthly Contact, Quarterly face to face contact, Annual Home Visits, Complete monthly/quarterly monitoring tool, completed PCPT & ISP.
*Coordinator’s Responsibilities: Use and coordinate community resources and other programs/agencies. Advocate and promote client’s choice and decision making. Interview the individual/family, review assessments/evaluations. Develop, review, monitor and apply the Person Centered Planning Tool (PCPT) & Individualize Service Plan (ISP). Ensure individual/families are offered informed choice of service provider.
“A person-centered plan can help those involved with the focus person see the total person, recognize his or her desires and interests and discover completely new way of thinking about the future of the person”-Beth Mount & Kay Zwernik
DDD Support Program
Connecting People to Services
To Enroll in the Supports Program, please call (201) 368-7680
Disclaimer: This is taken from the DDD pamphlet. I have not used this service and can not give my opinion either yes or no to how good it is but you can call the office and ask for more information.