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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 35. Department of Behavioral Health And Developmental Services
Chapter 230. Operation of the Individual and Family Support Program

12VAC35-230-20. Program description.

A. The Individual and Family Support Program assists individuals with intellectual disability or developmental disabilities and their family members to access needed person-centered and family-centered resources, supports, services and other assistance as approved by the department. As such, Individual and Family Support Program funds shall be distributed directly to the requesting individual or family member or a third party designated by the individual or family member.

B. The overall objective of the Individual and Family Support Program is to support the continued residence of an individual with intellectual or developmental disabilities in his own home or the family home, which include the home of a principal caregiver.

C. Individual and Family Support Program funds shall not supplant or in any way limit the availability of services provided through a Medicaid Home and Community-Based Waiver, Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, or similar programs.

Statutory Authority

§ 37.2-203 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 7, eff. January 16, 2014.

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