Personal Support


Non-medical care, supervision and assistance

The service is provided in the home of the person with a developmental disability or in the community to achieve increased independence. Personal Support provides direct help rather than training.

The person may use personal support to access community services and participate in integrated community activities.

Learn more about this service when paid for under Developmental Disabilities Waiver in the Community-Based Services Manual.


Licenses and Certifications

  • Chapter 245D License


  • Brain Injury Waiver (BI) 
  • Community Access for Disability Inclusion Waiver (CADI) 
  • Community Alternative Care (CAC) Waiver 
  • Developmental Disabilities Waiver (DD) 

Specialized Cognitive Care Program

  • Care for persons with a developmental disability or related condition 



This service can be funded through a Brain Injury (BI) waiver, Community Alternative Care (CAC) waiver, Community Access for Disability Inclusion (CADI) waiver, or Developmental Disability (DD) waiver if the assessment shows the need and it is included in the service plan.