Community Based Habilitation-Individual, are services provided outside of the individual’s home that support learning and assistance in the areas of self-care, sensory/motor development, socialization, daily living skills, communication, community living, and social skills.
Goal based service intended to develop community based activities that aid in building relationships and natural supports for the individual
Available through the Community Integration and Habilitation (C.I.H.) Waiver and the Family Support (F.S.) Waiver
Can be utilized for assistance with personal care, meals, medical appointments, obtaining and maintaining medications, shopping, errands, chores, leisure activities, and transportation.
Can be provided in the individual’s home, family home, or in the community
Available in two levels based on approved budget: RH10= less than 35 hrs/week RH20= more than 35 hrs/week
Service can be provided by a primary caregiver or guardian provided that the waiver individual is 18 years of age, and that the services furnished to the individual do not exceed 40 hours per week by the primary caregiver or guardianBased on a person’s needs, CHIO can be provided for as little as three hours per week to three hours per day. Services are provided on an individual basis in the community.
Individual’s services are funded through the Bureau of
Developmental Disability Services (BDDS) and are funded through the Family Supports Waiver and the Community Integrations and Habilitation Waiver. The phone number for BDDS is located 2620 Kessler Blvd E Dr #105, Indianapolis, IN 46220
317-232-1412 or 317-205-0101 If you do not currently have a waiver for services, please contact BDDS and they will assist you in completing the waiver application. Private pay services are also available.