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Consumer Directed Community Support

Consumer Directed Community Support


"To support individuals with disabilities by creating opportunities to live rich and meaningful lives with family, friends, work and community." by DRCC Mission Statement

Consumer Directed Community Support (CDCS) offers individuals and their families more flexibility and control over how the available financial resources are allocated for their support services. Individuals and their families are able to select who is hired, establish the wage and benefit levels, purchase items needed (within established parameters), and design a schedule that works best for them.
The State of Minnesota makes available a specific amount of money to meet the individual’s support needs. The individual/family works through their case manager to develop a support plan and budget that will utilize the resources to best provide the supports needed. DRCC’s role is to support the individual/family in paying staff and other invoices, billing the State of Minnesota, and assisting in tracking expenditures.