Year

2015

Agency

Governor

$.593m GFS; $.338m GFF; $.877m Total

House

Did not include

Senate

$.809 GFS; $1.316m Total

Governor: Funding is provided to ensure children with developmental disabilities in crisis have access to short-term respite in a structured setting so they can remain with their families. Service delivery occurs in a licensed and contracted structured setting in lieu of the more intensive Community Crisis Stabilization program.

Senate: Funding is provided to support families of children who have developmental disabilities and who are in crisis with access to short-term respite in a community-based setting. This service is intended to provide families with a break in caregiving, the opportunity for behavioral stabilization of the child, and the ability to develop an individualized service plan to enable children to be able to remain in their family home.