With Self Direction you have more flexibility to choose the right supports for you, the staff you want to work with, and a schedule that works best for YOU.
Self-Direction provides you with the opportunity to make decisions about what supports and services you need to ensure your quality of life.
Self-Direction means that you accept responsibility for managing or co-managing your supports and services.
Self-Direction of services includes you or your family advocate exercising your right to hire the staff of your choosing as well as manage your personal budget to meet your wants and needs.
AHRC Nassau partners with Citizens Options Unlimited to offer Self-Direction, including Fiscal Intermediary (FI) and Broker Services. If you are eligible for OPWDD services and enrolled in the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver, you can choose Self-Direction.