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"Our In Home Support person is considered a member of our family and is very supportive."

In Home Support Services

The In Home Support Services program is designed to support children in becoming active participants in both family and community life. Services focus on enhancing children’s skills through their daily living, self-help, self-care, behavior management, communication and socialization. Woodfords staff members work to develop an individual plan with each family, focusing on specific goals and objectives for the child. Woodfords believes that the family is a very important part of a team approach, and the active participation of the family is essential in building a strong foundation for the child.

 

Program Goals

Woodfords In Home Support team is committed to the following program goals:

  • To promote a team approach, supporting families are experts on their child’s needs, and as a valuable and contributing member of the treatment team.
  • To promote the empowerment of both the individual and the family.
  • To provide consistent individualized services to children with special needs and their families.
  • To provide competent, trained staff for the delivery of services.
  • To provide ongoing communication with individuals and their families, ensuring quality services.

 

Eligibility

Woodfords provides In Home Support Services in 11 Maine counties in Southern and Central Maine - Cumberland and York counties, as well as Androscoggin, Franklin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Oxford, Sagadahoc, Somerset and Waldo counties.

The following are eligibility criteria for the program:

  • Children ages birth to 21
  • Children who have a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disability
  • Children who are MaineCare recipients

All applications for service are processed through Central Enrollment at the Department of Health and Human Services, where final eligibility is determined.

 

FMI, aoubt In Home Support Services, contact:

Nick Hammond
Director of In Home Support Services, Southern Maine
(207) 878-9663, 4176

Lori Griffiths
Assistant Director of In Home Support Services, Central Maine
(207) 680-4790

Contacts

Nick Hammond
Director of In Home Support Services, Southern Maine
(207) 878-9663, x 4176

Bob Barton
Director of Central Maine Programs
(207) 680-4790

 

 

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