Supporting people with developmental disabilities in our community
Engage with the Developmental Disabilities team this summer – The CSB developmental disabilities staff currently provides employment assistance and training to over 1,300 people; services that help people enter and remain in the workforce.Demands for CSB’s high quality employment and day services are growing and we’re searching for a way to continue to meet the needs of our community We need your ideas on how to provide various levels of service, for the greatest number of people, while containing costs. There are several unique opportunities to voice ideas, inform priorities, propose solutions and create meaningful change this summer. Learn more about the opportunities for engagement.
Who is eligible for developmental disability services?
To be eligible for CSB developmental disability services, an individual must meet the following criteria:
- Meet the definition of a developmental disability as defined in the Code of Virginia §37.2-100.
- Meet criteria on the Virginia Individual Developmental Disabilities Eligibility Survey (VIDES), an assessment tool that will be administered by CSB staff during the eligibility appointment.
[Infants and toddlers (ages 0 – 3 years) with developmental delays may be eligible for specialized services through the CSB’s Infant & Toddler Connection: 703-246-7121, TTY 711.]
How do I apply for services?
For all of the services listed below, please call 703-324-4400, TTY 711 or learn more about the intake process.
What kinds of services are available?
- Determines eligibility for benefits and services.
- Provides central point of contact for individuals and their families to help develop a plan of services and supports that maximizes opportunities for successful community living.
- Explains services and choices, and advocates for individuals and families.
- Assists individuals and families in selecting preferred service providers and initiating services, including employment, day, and residential services.
- Coordinates and monitors service delivery, and provides interdisciplinary team planning.
Day Support and Employment Services
- Provides employment or day support services through multiple private providers.
- Provides varying levels of training, support and assistance based on individual needs and preferences in a variety of work and day support settings.
- Provides residential services through multiple private providers.
- Offers center- and home-based respite services for caregivers and a subsidy program to help families pay for respite care.
- Provides varying levels of residential support services based on individual needs and preferences in a variety of settings, from drop-in hours to intermediate care facilities.
Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. To request this information in an alternate format, call 703-324-7000, TTY 711.