Eligibility and Policies & Procedures

Program eligibility rules are different for the Community Care Program and the Supports Program.  Although basic rules are shared, the CCP has additional eligibility criteria.

For enrollment in either the SP or CCP, individuals must be:

  • Enrolling in only one waiver program,
  • 21 years of age or older,
  • Medicaid eligible, and
  • Functionally eligible for Division services, as defined in Division Circular #3 (N.J.A.C. 10:46).

For enrollment in the CCP, individuals must meet the common eligibility rules above and must:

  • Be reached on the CCP Waiting List or be determined by DDD to be at imminent risk of homelessness,
  • Be determined by DDD to require ICF/ID Level of Care (Intermediate Care Facility for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities), and
  • meet specific Medicaid income and resources tests, which the Division will help explain.

The CCP and SP manuals are the definitive sources for all program information:

To assist individuals and families in better understanding some of the key elements of the policy manual, family-friendly guides in English and Spanish are available:

Supports and Community Care Program Policy Manuals: Quick Guide for Families - English