615 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
The type of intellectual disability/developmental disability (ID/DD)
services available depend on the funding source that each individual is qualified
to receive. The spectrum of services includes the following:
Assistive Services – may include equipment and/or home modifications that will
improve a person’s health, independence, productivity and/or integration into
the greater community.
Direct Financial Support – this funding is meant to assist an identified need
related to a disability to meet the most urgent needs of individuals who have no
other access to funding or community supports.
Medical Alert Rental – the cost of renting the medical alert device is covered
by this service.
Day Supports – regularly occurring activities that help provide a sense of
participation, accomplishment, personal reward or contribution.
Supported Employment – provides support in the way of “job coaches” and other
assistance needed to acquire or maintain competitive employment within the
Residential Supports – provide assistance, acquisition, retention and/or
improvement in skills to assure that health and welfare needs are met in a
non-family, residential setting.
Personal Assistant Services (PAS) – assistive services within the home or
community including bathing, shopping, financial management and recreational
Sleep Cycle Support – provides overnight care assistance to families for both
emergencies and/or specific care needs.
Supportive Home Care – provides assistance with daily living and various other
needs within the family home, including medications, shopping, meal preparation,
and accessing medical care.
Wellness Monitoring – ensures an individual is properly using medical health
services prescribed by a physician and includes a wellness evaluation by a
To apply for services, contact the Service Access Specialist and Outreach team at the SCDDO.
An intake and referral coordinator The Service Access Specialist will ask for general information and schedule a meeting with you. At this meeting,
you will be given instructions to obtain important information needed to determine eligibility for services. The intake and referral coordinator
The Service Access Specialist will be available to assist you in obtaining this information or to answer any questions during the application process. Call (316) 660-7640 to begin your path to obtaining services.
Individuals who are applying for services are responsible
for the following:
BASIS Fact Sheet
Intake Fact Sheet
The application will be provided at your first
Appeal a Decision
If an individual is found to be ineligible for services, he/she will receive
a letter in the mail. The letter will provide information about
the appeal process, as well as resources in the community to contact for
Appeals Fact Sheet
Available Community Resources
Funding Committee meets weekly to
The SCDDO Funding Committee may have resources
available to assist with meeting your needs. Please contact your
Targeted Case Manager to ask about applying for funding. If you do not
have a Targeted Case Manager and need assistance please contact the SCDDO
Service Access & Outreach department at 316-660-7630.
Due to budget constraints, there is a waiting list for
disability services in Kansas. Despite this wait, there is a benefit to
applying for services that are anticipated to be needed within the next
three years. Establishing placement on the waiting list communicates the
need and assists in the future planning for those services. In addition, all
ID/DD services may be privately paid for by the consumer.
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