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Home Based Self Directed Assistance

New Horizon Center offers Home Base Service Facilitation (HBS) for individuals who have been approved for the Home Base Program. The self-directed assistant works with families and individuals to assist with:

  • SSI benefits
  • Medicaid issues
  • Personal support workers (PSW) tasks
  • Funding allocation
  • Home modification and adaptive equipment
  • Access financial management
  • Service agreements
  • Employer of record
  • Review of personal plan
  • Seeking residential  placement
  • Acquiring technology equipment

Additionally, the self-directed assistant coordinates resources to help the individual remain within the family structure. For more information please contact: Colleen Connelly MSW, SDA or Astrid Torregrosa SDA at 773-286-6226 ext. 223.