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Family Support Services

Per OAC 5123:2-1 Family Support Services (FSS) is a state funded and county board implemented program which assists the family who lives with an individual who is eligible for services from the local county board of Developmental Disabilities. The goals of the FSS program is to promote family unity, to maximize self sufficiency and to prevent inappropriate institutionalization by accessing an array of supports that can be tailored to the unique need of the individual in need of services.

Assistance in provided in the areas of In-home respite, out of home respite, home modification or adaptive equipment. Families are required to make co-payments based on a sliding scale.

Click to review the services in Cuyahoga, Lake, Mahoning, Portage, and Richland.


Cuyahoga County Family Support Program

The Family Support Program is operated by the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities (CCBDD). Effective January 1, 2011, CCBDD has entered into an agreement with North East Ohio Network (NEON) to assist with the daily operations of the program. CCBDD will still set policy for the program, monitor its implementation and make necessary modifications to the program.

ELIGIBILITY:

Each individual receiving service from the Family Support Program must be eligible for services from the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities. Eligibility is established upon first request for services and is re-determined at age 3, age 6 and age 16. For further information about eligibility requirements for the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities, please contact the CCBDD intake department at (216) 736-2673.

The Family Support Program is open to individuals who are living at home with their families. Individuals living in their own apartment, on a waiver, in an ICF/MR or in foster care are not eligible for service from the Family Support Program. If you are receiving services from a Support Administrator, they will plan with you and give you similar services.

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Respite & Equipment Forms
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Links

Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities home page www.cuyahogabdd.org

For information or questions contact:

Erin Lambright or Donna Latimer
Cuyahoga Family Support Program
5121 Mahoning Ave. - Suite 103
Austintown, Ohio 44515
Camp or Respite Phone: 1-800-237-6828 ext.110 – Donna Latimer
Special requests for therapy, adaptive equipment, diapers, dietary, supplies phone: 1-800-237-6828 ext. 114 - Erin Lambright

FAX : 855-336-6968
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Lake County Family Support Services Program

Forms
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For information or questions contact:

George Callow
5121 Mahoning Ave. - Suite 103
Austintown, Ohio 44515
Phone: 330-792-6413
FAX: 330-793-8284
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Mahoning County Family Support Services Program

Forms
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Links

Mahoning County Board of Developmental Disabilities www.mahoningdd.org

 

For information or questions contact:

George Callow
5121 Mahoning Ave. - Suite 103
Austintown, Ohio 44515
Phone: 330-792-6413
FAX: 330-793-8284
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Portage County Family Support Services Program

Forms
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Links

Portage County Board of Developmental Disabilities - www.portagedd.org
 
For information or questions contact:
George Callow
5121 Mahoning Ave. - Suite 103
Austintown, Ohio 44515
Phone: 330-792-6413
FAX: 330-793-8284
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Richland County Family Support Services Program

For information or questions contact:

George Callow
5121 Mahoning Ave. - Suite 103
Austintown, Ohio 44515
Phone: 330-792-6413
FAX: 330-793-8284
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