Children's Long-Term Support Waiver

Overview

The Children’s Long Term Support (CLTS) Waivers support children who are living at home or in the community who have substantial limitations in multiple daily activities as a result of one or more of the following disabilities:

  • Developmental disabilities (DD)
  • Severe emotional disturbances (SED)
  • Physical disabilities (PD)
  • Combination of the above

CLTS Waiver funding can be used to support services that are based on the individual needs of the child. The intent of the service provision is to help maintain the child in their home or community environment, are based on the individualized assessment of the child’s strengths and needs, and are selected with the input and consultation of the child’s family. Some examples of different services that could be covered include: adaptive aids, communication aids, supportive home care, specialized medical and therapeutic supplies, and respite care. Families may apply for this program, and other Children’s long-term care programs, through Kenosha County's Families First program by completing a single application process. Please call Christy Guerra at: 262-605-6599 to start the process.

How to Apply

Parents may contact Christy Guerra at 262-605-6599. The eligibility specialist will explain the program benefits and eligibility process, plus assist the family in deciding whether or not the children’s long-term support service is likely to be appropriate for their child. If a parent wishes to apply, the eligibility specialist will send the family an application packet.

Once the parent has completed all the paperwork and obtained the required documentation, the parent will need to to set up the required appointment. The appointment is used to review the application materials for completeness, verify certain documentation, answer questions and give the eligibility specialist an opportunity to meet the family and child. Once all the application materials are complete, including required documentation, the eligibility specialist will confirm or deny eligibility for children's services. The family receives a letter to indicating which program eligibility has or has not been met.

If you would like to talk to someone for more information about this program, you may also contact:

           Phone: 262-605-6599