How Do I Apply - Intellectual and Developmental Disability with Autism

A. For adults 18+ seeking voluntary case management services, eligibility is based on psychological reports, diagnosis and other records.

Referrals can be made, with your permission, by children's case managers, schools, families and other agencies such as Adult Protective Services.

You can also call and make a referral yourself.

See the below list of regional offices and contact the one nearest you to begin the review process.

B. For Waiver Services, the State of Maine requires potential waiver members to satisfy both financial and medical requirements.

These requirements help individuals and families understand what services are available to them and to plan for service needs. Financial assessments are completed by the Office of Family Independence.

Medical assessments are completed by qualified Office of Aging and Disability Services personnel. Below are the steps necessary to apply for services.

Step 1. If you are not already receiving Maine Care Benefits please apply for MaineCare Services. You must complete an application. You can access the application at: https://www.maine.gov/dhhs/ofi/forms.shtml.

Step 2. For Medical Review, please contact the Office of Aging and Disability Services regional office nearest you. Contact numbers are:

District 1 York (207) 822-2225
District 2 Cumberland (207) 822-2225
District 3 Androscoggin, Oxford and Franklin (207) 753-9100
District 4 Lincoln, Knox, Waldo, Sagadahoc (207) 596-4200
District 5 Kennebec, Somerset (207) 624-8060
District 6 Piscataquis/Penobscot (207) 561-4380
District 7 Washington, Hancock (207) 561-4380
District 8 Aroostook (207) 493-4037

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