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Community First Choice

Overview

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You have a say in how and where you live.
 

Are you or a loved one living in the community and need assistance to remain there?  The Affordable Care Act created an optional State Plan service which will allow eligible individuals to access Personal Attendant Care (PCA) and other services and supports through self-direction.  This is called Community First Choice (CFC).  Click the link below (“CFC - Click Here for FAQs”) to find out more about how CFC in Connecticut can help.

 

Click on the button below (“Click Here to Apply”) to submit an on-line application for CFC.  For assistance, or to complete an application by phone: please dial 2-1-1 between 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday – Choose Option 3

 
CFC - Click Here for FAQs
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