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What if I decide that I want to live with a different Shared Living Provider?
You, or your guardian, must provide 30-day notice for any changes in your Shared Living services contract. If you want to continue to receive Shared Living services, CLASS can assist you in finding a different Shared Living Provider.
What if I want a job in the community?
CLASS would be happy to assist you to find and maintain a paid community employment opportunity. CLASS uses an assessment tool called Profile for Individualized Employment, or PIE, to closely assess an individual’s skills, interests, and abilities in order to find the best employment opportunity for that individual.
Will my family receive any training before becoming a Shared Living Provider?
Yes. Annual required trainings are provided for Shared Living Providers, as well as additional opportunities for training that are specific to the needs of the individual who is seeking the Shared Living service.
Who is eligible to receive services from CLASS?
Individuals who meet the criteria established by the Developmental Disabilities Reform Act, which includes intellectual or other developmental disabilities that are life-long and result in substantial delays in certain areas of life functions, are eligible to receive services from CLASS.
Who is eligible for Personal Care Services?
Adult or minor individuals who live in their family home are eligible to receive Personal Care Services as long as the need for the service is defined in the individual’s Person-Centered Support Plan. To learn more about eligibility for Personal Care Services, contact Gretchen Andrews at 620.429.1212 or 800.479.0259 (toll free).