What are waiver programs for seniors in North Georgia?

Community Care Services Program (CCSP) and Service Options Using Resources in a Community Environment (SOURCE) are part of the EDWP that provide in-home and community-based services as an alternative to a nursing home. The EDWP does have general eligibility requirements* including that they must be at least 65 years old (or, if younger than 65, meet certain disability requirements), have limited income and potential cost share, have primary functional impairment caused by physical limitations, meet level of care for nursing home placement, and is subject to estate recovery.

What in-home care services are available through EDWP?

Community-based services are available to help older adults live at home including:
  • Adult Day Health
  • Alternative Living Services
  • Case Management
  • Consumer Direct Care
  • Emergency Response Services
  • Home Delivered Meals
  • Personal Support Services
  • Respite Care
  • Skilled Nursing Services
  • Structured Family Care

Nursing home living isn’t right for everyone. Waiver services can help you afford in-home care for yourself or a loved one. Learn more about the services available in your area that you qualify for.
For CCSP: Must be eligible or potentially eligible for Medicaid.
For SOURCE: Must have Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Medicaid
CCSP and SOURCE serve 35 counties: Banks, Barrow, Bartow, Catoosa, Chattooga, Cherokee, Clarke, Dade, Dawson, Elbert, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Franklin, Gilmer, Gordon, Gwinnett, Habersham, Hall, Haralson, Hart, Jackson, Lumpkin, Madison, Murray, Paulding, Pickens, Polk, Rabun, Stephens, Towns, Union, Walker, White, Whitfield

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