Office of Developmental Programs

  • Consolidated Waiver
  • Community Living Waiver
  • PFDS Waiver
  • Base funding

Casmir Cares assists individuals in their homes and in community settings in acquiring, maintaining, and improving the skills necessary to live in their communities, to live more independently, and to participate meaningfully in community life.

Casmir Cares empowers individuals to successfully integrate into their communities through employment/training. This includes vocational assessment, resume preparation, interview preparation, job finding, job training, job coaching, travel training.

These Services are provided by Casmir staff to individuals living in private residences for the limited purposes of providing supervision and necessary care and minimal assistance that is focused solely on the health and safety of the adult individual with intellectual disabilities. These services are mainly provided in our Individuals home and also in the community.

Under the Community Participation Supports, Casmir staff assists individuals with opportunities to promote their community inclusion as well as building interest in, developing skills and potential for competitive integrated employment.

Indirect services provided by Casmir Cares staff including household cleaning/maintenance and homemaker activities such as meal preparation, laundry or services to keep the home clean and in a safe condition.

These services provided by Casmir Cares staff, are direct (face-to-face) and indirect services provided in Casmir owned, rented, leased, or operated licensed residential habilitation settings . Licensed Residential Habilitation Services are only available through the Consolidated Waiver and base funds. These services are provided to protect the health and welfare of the individuals by assisting them in acquiring, retaining, and improving self-help, socialization, and adaptive skills necessary to reside successfully in home and community-based settings.

These are direct services that are provided by Casmir Cares staff to supervise and support individuals on a short-term basis due to the absence or need for relief of those persons normally providing care to the individual. They include Licensed Out-of-home and In-home Respite. These services can be provided in Casmir owned/leased licensed homes or in the individual’s home, where they live with family or guardian.

These are specialized interventions provided by Casmir Cares staff which assists individuals increase adaptive behaviors to replace or modify challenging behaviors. These challenging behaviors are usually of disruptive or destructive nature that prevent or interfere with the individual’s inclusion in home or community life. Under the licensed residential habilitation service, this is not a discrete service .

Public transportation for individuals enabling access to services/resources in accordance with their ISPs (Individual Support Plans) to promote self-determination in a cost-effective manner.