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Community Based Services

Community Based Services

Community Based Services



Monroe County Commission on Aging
Serving Monroe County Seniors since 1973

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Community-Based Services

What is Home- and Community-Based Services? 
Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) are types of person-centered care delivered in the home
and community. A variety of health and human services can be provided. HCBS programs
address the needs of people with functional limitations who need assistance with
everyday activities, like getting dressed or bathing.

HCBS are often designed to enable people to stay in their homes, rather than moving to a facility for care. 


HCBS programs generally fall into two categories: health services and human services.
HCBS programs may offer a combination of both types of services and
do not necessarily offer all services from either category.

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Abuse & Neglect   Adult Day Services       Caregiver Resources
Clothing Resources / Household Goods   Counseling  Domestic Violence
Health and Wellness   Legal Service  Loan Closets (DME)
Meals & Nutrition   Support Groups  Volunteer Services
Transportation Services