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A Caring Heart's 1915(i) Medicaid and State-Funded Services

A Caring Heart provides 1915(i) Medicaid Services to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who are not enrolled in the NC Innovations Waiver program.  A Caring Heart provides 1915(i) Medicaid Respite and Community Living and Support (CLS).  Other services provided to Medicaid beneficiaries include Community Living and Facilities Support (CLFS). In addition, A Caring Heart provides state-funded services in some offices including Day Supports (Group), Community Living and Support, Supported Employment and Respite. For more information on Medicaid and state-funded services, contact the A Caring Heart office in your community. 

 1915(i) Respite

1915(i) Respite is a support service that provides relief to the primary caregiver of individuals with I/DD. Respite services may be provided in the home or community, overnight and for extended periods up to 10 days. A Caring Heart provides overnight respite at its respite facility in Wilson. The respite provider attends to the needs of the consumer including nutrition, activities of daily living and safety.


Community Living Facilities and Support (CLFS) is a blended service that assists individuals with residential supports, day program activities, and supported employment. There are 5 levels of CLFS. Levels range from day services only to group home living with day services. Individuals must have I/DD, be at least 22 years old, eligible for Medicaid, and currently receiving services.

Day Supports- Group

Day Supports is a group service that provides assistance to individuals 16 years of age and older. Focus is on socialization and daily living skills.

Community Living and Support


1915(i) Community Living and Support (CLS) is a blended service that consists of an array of services that promote habilitation and skill-building to enable the individual to acquire and maintain skills plus a personal care component to assist with activities of daily living. This service is provided in the individual's home and community.

 Supported Employment

A Caring Heart provides state-funded Supported Employment to assist individuals with choosing, acquiring and maintaining competitive employment.

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