You are invited to a meeting for families who have a loved ones on the DDS Waiting List. DDS (Developmental Disabilities Service) is under DHS and offers assistance to individuals with developmental disabilities to be able to live in the community and stay with their family. DDS waivers offers job training, skill building and health and medical care. This Waiting List continues to grow (more than 7,700) with no hope of any help coming to these fragile families. The WAIT is over 12 years long with no sight of it ending.
Thursday, June 14 at 1:30 PM – 3 PM
Sequoyah Memorial Office Building – Room C-47 Basement Level
2400 N Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK
Members of the DHS/DDS leadership team will be present to update families on the status of Home and Community Based Waiver Services and answer questions. Those attending the meeting, will receive a breakdown of the DDS Waiting List. These handouts detail what services are being utilized during the waiting, the length of time waiting and the number of individuals in each county who are waiting.