What are In-Home Supports?
TCS In-Home Supports provides periodic services to enhance your quality of life by encouraging you to develop independence at home and in the community. Whether you live on your own or with family or friends, we can help you gain, maintain, and improve the skills you need to be successful.
Who can receive In-Home Supports?
We provide In-Home Supports to eligible people who live in:
- their own home
- their family home or
- the home of an unpaid caregiver
How do In-Home Supports help?
Our In-Home Supports staff will help you learn and maintain daily living skills, manage behavior issues, and attend social outings in the community. We provide a combination of training, hands-on care, and support to:
- learn, master, and maintain daily living and independent living skills
- use community resources to increase your participation and integration
- enhance your ability to manage your finances and personal affairs
- build awareness of health and safety precautions
- help you monitor your health, nutrition, and physical condition
- coordinate or manage tasks in your Health Management Care Plan
- perform personal care, household, and homemaking tasks
- develop skills necessary to reduce or prevent behavior issues
- coordinate transportation to and from events and activities in the community
If you are looking for short-term relief as a caregiver, we also offer hourly Respite Services. Please visit our Respite Services page for more information or contact us to ask about Respite Services.
One Time Transitional Services
One-Time Transitional Services are non-recurring set-up expenses for people who are transitioning from an institutional or another provider-operated living arrangement to a living arrangement in a private residence where the person is directly responsible for their own living expenses. Eligibility for this service is determined by the Department on Disability Services (DDS). One-Time Transitional Services is limited up to $5,000 (One-Time). Allowable expenses are those necessary to enable a person to establish a basic household and may include:
(a) security deposits;
(b) essential household furnishings;
(c) set-up fees or deposits for utility or service access;
(d) services necessary for the participant’s health and safety such as pest eradication and one-time cleaning prior to occupancy;
(e) moving expenses;
(f) necessary home accessibility adaptations; and,
(g) activities to assess need, arrange for and procure need resources.