Guernsey County Provider Network
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Provider Network

Vocational Services – agencies that prepare individuals with disabilities secure, regain or retain employment. We as a County Board, believe that people with disabilities, given the right opportunities, can work and be fully integrated into mainstream society and the workplace. Find your opportunity, here.

Homemaker Personal Care – agencies that aid an individual’s independence within his or her home and community by meeting daily living needs. These agencies can help with self-advocacy, daily living skills, behavioral support, medical and health care as well as emergency response planning. Click here, for more information.

Respite – There are four (4) types of Respite: Informal, Institutional, Community and Residential. Informal Respite can be provided in a person’s home or at sites of community activities; Institutional Respite is care provided at a Medicaid-certified Care Facility; Community Respite are services provided to individuals unable to care for themselves that are furnished on a short-term (60-day) basis because of the absence of or need of relief for those persons who normally care for the individual. Community Respite is only provided outside of the home in a camp, recreation center, or other place where an organized community program or activity occurs. Residential Respite are services provided to individuals unable to care for themselves that are on a short-term (90-day) basis due to the absence of or need for relief of those persons who normally provide care for the individuals. Residential Respite can be provided in an ICF/DD, a licensed facility or in a residence. For a list of providers, click here. For more opportunities, please attend our Summer Camp and Respite Care Provider Fair each February.

Non-Medical Transport – agencies provide this service to waiver participants in order to obtain transportation to access Adult Day Support, Vocational Habilitation, Supported Employment-Enclave and Supported Employment-Community waiver  services, as specified by their Individual Service Plan (ISP). For transportation providers, click here.

Day Habilitation – agencies that help individuals make connections within their community while focusing on becoming independent in day-to-day, non-vocational personal skills. For Day Hab. opportunities, click here.

Psychological/Counseling Behavior Specialist – these specialists work with the individuals to create a treatment plan for a child or adolescent in need of special behavioral management protocols. They offer intensive therapeutic services to individuals with social, emotional and/or behavioral disorders. For a list of specialists, click here.

Home/Environmental Modification – agencies that provide internal and external adaptations to the home, which are necessary to ensure the health, welfare and safety of the waiver participant. For a list of agencies, click here.