to assist families and individuals in living effectively in the community.
We believe, regardless of status, all persons have potential for growth, and should be treated in a supportive, caring manner.
Our greatest emphasis is on one's ability, not disability,
in successfully meeting individual goals
Individuals who are disabled according to Medicaid standards or SSI disability criteria, meet Medicaid financial eligibility, imminent risk criteria and meet the criteria for admission to a nursing facility.
MEDICAID WAIVER SERVICES
Who should apply? People choose to receive Medicaid Waiver Services for a variety of reasons. Some are unable to care for themselves while others are having difficulty caring for their loved one.
How to apply? First, we recommend that you make sure you qualify. Recipients eligible for Medicaid Waiver Services must be on the Developmental Disability (DD) Service Registry to be considered for services. Names are selected by date/time order to the earliest request. To ensure your name is on the list or if you are eligible for services call Northwest Human Services district at 318-741-7455.
To see if you qualify for services, please call the Request for Services Registry at 1-877-456-1146 to be added
Mondays - Fridays
8:00am - 5:00pm.
Then, if you qualify and have spoken with a support coordination agency, call to arrange a visit.
Office hours are 8am - 5pm, Monday through Friday.
We accept recipients and provide services without regard to race, color, sexual orientation, religion or national origin. To learn more about joining the Metropolitan Circles, LLC family, call or email (link below) our Assistant Program Director, Erin Scott Lee, at 318-636-4194, ext. 241.
Or you may call toll-free at 1-866-636-4194 ext. 241.
Supervised Independent Living (SIL) is a program where individuals with disabilities live in their own apartment or home and recieve up to 24 hours of individual support with assistance. Age requirements for this program is at least 18 and not older than 99.
Children's Choice Waiver services are available to children birth through 18 years. Personal Care Assistance includes activities of daily living and instrumental of daily living.
Community Choice Waiver rovides services in the home and in the community to elders or adults wo are 21 years old or older with disabilites who qualify. Personal Care Assistance with basic se;f care activities or tasks such as dressing, bathing, preparing meals and so farth.
Personal Care Services
EPSDT/PCS Services (under 21 years of age with Medicaid) Services include basic personal care tasks which include bathing, dressing, grooming, toileting, eating, meal preparation and incidental household chores that the recipient requires.
Long Term - Personal Care Services (22 and older) Provides services for eating, dressing, grooming, bathing, transferring, ambulation, light housekeeping, laundry, meal preparation, doctor visits, scheduling appointments and setting up transportation.
Veterans Administration Refferrals
Medicaid Waiver Services are financed through Medicaid.
Waiver Office Staff
Assitant Program Director:
~~ Erin Scott Lee~~
~~Angela Simpson ~~ ~~ Jennifer Burks ~~
~~ Demario Dinkins~~
~~ B. Trent Bartley ~~
If you would like more information about any of our Waiver/Support programs please send us your information and someone will contact you within 24 hours.