Integrated Community Support (ICS)
Services that provide support and training/habilitation in community living service categories to adults age 18 and older who reside in a living unit of a provider-controlled ICS setting (e.g., an apartment in a multi-family housing building). ICS can be delivered up to 24 hours per day in the person’s living unit or in the community.

This covers training/habilitation and support to meet the person’s individualized assessed needs and goals in at least one of the community living service categories:

  • Community participation
  • Health, safety, and wellness.
  • Household management
  • Adaptive skills

Community Participation

This category may include:

  • Community mobility and pedestrian safety (e.g., safely getting in and around the community)
  • Community resource use and access
  • Community safety and awareness
  • Informal support system and network development
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Leisure, recreation, and socialization planning
  • Skill-building to meet transportation needs

Health, Safety, and Wellness

This category may include:

  • Collaboration with the person to arrange health care (e.g., physical, mental, chemical), meaningful activities, social services, meetings, and appointments.
  • Training or support to complete self-care activities, including ADLs.
  • Health services support
  • Help for the person to activate and build resiliency factors
  • Support for the person to design and meet individualized strategies to reach their health, safety, and wellness goals.

Household Management

This category may include:

  1. Cueing, guidance, supervision, training, or instructional support to complete routine household care and maintenance.
  2. Household safety knowledge and skills.
  3. Tenancy support and advocacy.
  4. Training, assistance, support, and/or guidance with:
  • Budgeting and assistance to manage money
  • Cooking, meal-planning, and nutrition
  • Healthy lifestyle skills and practices
  • Household chores, including minor household maintenance activities
  • Personal-needs purchasing

Note: The person is responsible for the cost of the maintenance replacement items or products.

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