CMS Home and Community-Based Services Waiver

HCBS Waivers

Note: To access the CMS Waiver click on the link “1915(c) Waiver application and accompanying materials,” which will take you to a zipped file that can be opened or downloaded.

CMS Home and Community-Based Services Waiver Instructions, Technical Guide and Review Criteria

Click here to download the pdf.

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State Resources

Department of Mental Health

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Missouri House of Representatives

Missouri Senate

Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

Missouri Department of Social Services

National Resources

The Arc of the United States
Devoted to promoting and improving supports and services for all people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

The National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities
A national membership organization with the purpose of promoting and enhancing the outcomes of our member councils in developing and sustaining inclusive communities and self directed services and supports for individuals with developmental disabilities.

The National Association of State Directors of Developmental Disabilities (NASDDDS)
A nonprofit organization, established in 1964, to improve and expand public services to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

American Network of Community Options & Resources (ANCOR)

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)
The country’s largest cross-disability membership organization, organizes the disability community to be a powerful voice for change – politically, economically, and socially.

Autism Society of America
Serving the needs of individuals with autism and their families through advocacy, education, public awareness, and research.

Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)
An internationally recognized accreditation authority for organizations serving people with disabilities and others in need of rehabilitation.

The Council for Disability Rights
Advancing Rights and enhancing lives of people with disabilities.

National Disabilities Rights Network
An Association that represents federally mandated programs that protect the rights of persons with disabilities.

National Mental Health Association
A nonprofit organization addressing all aspects of mental health and mental illness.

National Parent Network on Disabilities (NPND)
Provide a presence and national voice for ALL families and children, youth and adults with disabilities.

National Rehabilitation Association
Provide advocacy, awareness and career advancement for professionals in the fields of rehabilitation.

Creating Employment Opportunities for people with Developmental Disabilities

A volunteer-driven organization that advocates for human rights and inclusion for people with the most significant disabilities and support needs — those most vulnerable to segregation, abuse, neglect and institutionalization.

Autism Speaks
Autism science and advocacy organization, dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families.

Promote and enhance community-based solutions that maximize employment and independent living opportunities for people with disabilities.

Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy Guide is a national support organization providing information on cerebral palsy types, symptoms, treatment, special education and much more. It is our mission to advocate for individuals affected by this movement disorder.