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
CLASS employs trained benefits counselors who can show you how working will affect your benefits. There may be a reduction in the amount of your SSI check, but you cannot lose your Medicaid benefits. When you consider the earned income from your paycheck, you will find that you benefit from employment.
If you decide that you no longer wish to receive Financial Management Services, you may change to more traditional, agency-based services at any time.
Host families are responsible for finding persons to care for the hosted individual in the absence of the family. Anyone who provides care for the hosted individual must pass all required background checks before caring for the hosted individual. If a host family needs assistance in caring for the hosted individual, the host family is responsible for paying that caretaker out of the daily rate received for providing the host home. If you need assistance with this process, or have concerns about any behavioral issues, contact Chris Dial at 620.231.3131 or 800.479.0259 (toll free).
Yes, you can receive Supportive Home Care services during the evenings or on the weekends if those are the days and times identified as needs by your Person-Centered Plan team.
Yes, Community Living Services may be provided in an individual’s own home or apartment, or in a CLASS residential facility.