Manages state assistance programs that help participants pay for attendant care and non-care related assistance services designed to help older adults and people with disabilities remain independent.
Assistance may be provided in any of three settings:
-Participant's home
-Assisted living facility
- Adult family home
Community First Choice
-Provides attendant care and non-care related assistance services to older adults who would otherwise require nursing home placement
-Program participants can choose from whom they receive care services, including hiring family members as care providers
Community Options Program Entry System (COPES)
-Generally provided to clients who are also enrolled in Community First Choice
Medicaid Personal Care
-Provides personal care services for clients who do not require nursing-home-level care
Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)
-Offers all services through one provider.
-PACE can be funded either through Medicaid, Medicare or private-pay.
New Freedom
-Participants manage their own service plan and budget and take primary responsibility for obtaining services.
Medicaid Transformation Demonstration Medicaid Alternative Care (MAC)
-Supports unpaid caregivers of Medicaid recipients over the age of 55 Targeted Supports for Older Adults (TSOA)
-Supports older adults over the age of 55 who do not receive Medicaid Participants enrolled in one of the in-home care programs may also qualify for other forms of support including assistive technology and personal emergency response systems.
800 NE 136th Avenue
Suite 220
Vancouver, WA 98684
Eligibility: Focuses on the needs of older adults and people with disabilities.
Eligibility for the different programs depends on both on the care needs and the financial resources of the applicant.
In general: Monthly income for the individual applying for services must be less than $7,304.
Countable resources (not including a house the client lives in or a car they use for transportation, or a fund or trust) must be below:
- $2,000 for one adult
- $57,547 for a couple
- $123,600 for a couple when one is in a hospital or skilled nursing facility.
Clients whose resources exceed the resource limit may still be eligible if they expect to meet the limit within one month of applying for the subsidy.
Client must have an unmet need for assistance with two or more activities of daily living, or have a cognitive impairment and need assistance with one or more activity of daily living.
Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-5pm
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (360) 397-9500 Main phone
  • (800) 280-0586 Toll-free
INTAKE PROCEDURE: Call for an application form, apply at a local Home & Community Services office, or apply online
FEES: Client may be required to contribute a participation fee to receive services.
Those receiving WA Apple Health (Medicaid) may receive services without a participation fee.
LANGUAGES: English, interpretation by arrangement
AREA SERVED: Clark County
  • Errand Running/Shopping Assistance
  • Housekeeping Assistance
  • In Home Meal Preparation
  • Intermediate Care Facility/DD Transition Financing Programs
  • Medicaid Information/Counseling
  • Personal Alarm Systems
  • Personal Care
  • Respite Care Subsidies
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