CLASS believes everyone deserves the opportunity to live a rewarding, fulfilling, and meaningful life, and that having a developmental disability does not diminish the desire or right to pursue this dream, it simply makes the journey more challenging.Read More
Assisting Individuals with Disabilities Along Life’s Journey
Yes, you may request the case manager of your choice. However, if that case manager would not be able to provide sufficient support, you will be placed on a waiting list until that case manager can adequately support you. The Vice-President for Quality Performance will work with you to choose a case manager with whom you are comfortable.
Yes, Community Living Services may be provided in an individual’s own home or apartment, or in a CLASS residential facility.
Yes, your Shared Living Provider is required to provide you with your own room.
Shared Living services contracts may be cancelled by either the shared living provider or the individual, but a 30-day notice of cancellation is required. A secondary plan is in place for any individual placed with a shared living provider to ensure that the individual’s needs are met in the event of unforeseen circumstances.
Typically, the Home-and-Community-Based Services (HCBS) waiver provides coverage for I/DD services through an individual’s KanCare medical card. There is a state-wide waiting list for new enrollees in the HCBS waiver program, which is managed by the State of Kansas.
CLASS also accepts private payment for any services.