Family Support Services Program (FSS)
The FSS program has several components to it.
They are: Respite Care; Community Habilitation; Family Grants; SAP; and Integrated Behavioral and Family Intervention Program.
A trained and qualified homemaker provides a specific level of care as defined by the New York Department of Health as "Personal Care Level One".
Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC)
MSC is broadly considered ‘case management’ services. Each MSC has a caseload of approximately 30 or so consumers diagnosed with “pervasive developmental disability’.
Most consumers have other physical and psychological diagnoses as well. Many of our consumers have inadequate financial resources and social supports.