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Press Releases

10/11/2018

Community First Choice program: Q&A for Applicants and Family Members from Departments of Social Services and Developmental Services

Community First Choice is a program that provides personal care attendant services to people with disabilities living in the community.  The Departments of Social Services and Developmental Disabilities have prepared a Q&A document to assist applicants and their family members in understanding some of the recent changes to the program.  Please follow this link for the Q&A document.  For further information about Community First Choice, please call 1-888-992-8637.