Why are Home- and Community-based Services important to you?
As parents, we all want our children to grow up as healthy as possible and find their place in the world. We want our babies to thrive as they become children, teenagers, and eventually adults, and to be wholly included in our communities.
But for many families who have kids and adults with disabilities, this shared hope can be a monumental struggle without the right kind of support and services. Are Home- and Community-Based services (HCBS) important for your family? Please share your story.
- Has your family benefited from Medicaid coverage for in-home care, home nursing, or direct support professionals?
- Has HCBS helped your family live together at home?
- Is your family waiting for HCBS through your state's Medicaid program?
Our stories are powerful and when we share them with our friends and families they know they aren't the only ones struggling. When we share them with elected leaders and the media, the stories paint a picture of what real families are going through in a way that numbers alone cannot.