To receive developmental disability services, you must be either:
- a person with a developmental disability or
- a family member who supports a person with a developmental disability
If you are a family member who supports a person with a developmental disability, you can only receive services or supports that help you to provide care and support for your family member who has a disability.
To receive developmental disability services in Vermont, you also must be:
- a resident of Vermont or
- a minor child who has at least one custodial parent who is a resident of Vermont or
- a person or family who lived in Vermont and has left for a vacation, visit, temporary move, or trial move. In this case, you can only receive services for up to one year, unless you come back to Vermont
For more details about eligibility, you can read the Regulations implementing the Vermont Developmental Disabilities Act.
An individual seeking funding for developmental services must also meet a funding priority under Vermont’s System of Care Plan.