Children’s Long-Term Support (CLTS) Community and Provider Forums

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is scheduling forum across the state to provide update on the Children’s Long-Term Support Waiver program – see below for details. The Milwaukee session will be held August 9th from 10 AM – 12:30 PM at the Best Western Plus Milwaukee Airport Hotel 5105 S. Howell Ave. Registration is requested – see the notice below from DHS which include a link to location and registration information.

Please help spread the word to Milwaukee area providers, advocates, and families who may want to attend. Note that the forum is being held in 8 locations around the state, including in Pewaukee on August 14th – those are the two forums in southeastern Wisconsin.

By way of background, the Children’s Long Term Support Waiver (CLTS) is a Medicaid program that provides supports to children with intellectual, developmental, physical or emotional disabilities. The program is designed to provide services and supports at home and in the community to children with disabilities or special needs. It is administered by counties.

Examples of Services: Respite Care, In-home therapy, home modifications.

  • Eligibility: Children/ youth with special needs who have a significant physical disability, developmental disability, or emotional disability. Eligibility is determined through a state required functional screen. Children also must be eligible for Medicaid (Title 19/Card Services).
  • Referral process for Milwaukee County: Referrals can be made from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Call Milwaukee County Disability Services at 414–289–6799 (English & Spanish)

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