May 23, 2023 - Individual and Family Supports/Respite

Date: May 23, 2023

Time: 3 p.m.

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The 4th Tuesday Forums on Innovative Options are forums built around informing individuals, families, DDS Staff, and other stakeholders of DDS service delivery options and agency initiatives that shape the way in which the individual’s we serve receive supports in order to promote independence, choice, and integration. These forums are a unique opportunity to learn, grow, and get involved. The May 23rd, 2023 forum featured conversations on DDS Respite Programs, Family Grants, and Individual and Family Support (IFS) Services offered through the department.

Featured speakers included:

  • Deputy Commissioner Elisa Velardo 
  • Behavioral Health Clinical Manager Evelyn Rodriguez and Case Management Supervisor Karen Armstrong 
  • Program Manager Jean Stack 
  • Program Supervisor Duane Dyer

Presentation Documents:

DDS Respite Center AT

Respite & EFS PPT

Individual Family Supports-Respite Flyer 5-23-23 (Spanish)