Developmental Disabilities Services

Two types of housing provide long term homes for adults and children with mental retardation/developmental disabilities.

Individualized Residential Alternative (IRA)

Small residences (3 to 5 individuals) scattered throughout the community which provide staff support in residential habilitation designed to encourage skill development, community integration and independence of children and adults.

  • Support Services Provided:

    Self administration of medication, socialization, communication, functional skills, self advocacy, behavior skills, community integration, motor skills, skill development for vocational or educational activities, recreation/leisure activities.

  • Eligibility:

    Diagnosis of a developmental disability prior to age twenty-two, able to evacuate a residence.

  • Payment:

    Medicaid and/or SSI, SSD, Private pay

Intermediate Care Facility (ICF)

A 24 hour staffed residence for adults with moderate to profound disabilities. It provides continuous active treatment to improve individual skills in activities of daily living.

  • Support Services Provided:

    Nursing, nutrition, recreation, self care, training and habilitation, transportation, dental, medical, psychology and social services.

  • Eligibility:

    A diagnosis of a developmental disability and health care or other habilitative needs which is evidenced by a severe deficit in at least one area of adaptive behavior.

  • Payment:

    Medicaid and/or SSI, SSD, Private pay

Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC)

Effective July 1st, 2018, Medicaid Service Coordination will transition to Health Home Care Management. Catholic Charities has aligned with Prime Care Coordination, a designated Care Coordination Organization in our region, which will be able to provide the best possible service. If you are interested in this service, we will be happy to help you enroll with Prime Care prior to July 1st, and can provide you with more information regarding Care Coordination. Contact us at 723-1804.
We have worked closely with Prime Care to ensure all of your needs will be met, and we encourage you to reach out to the Prime Care team if you have any additional questions.