Alabama’s Home- and Community-Based Waiver Service – Personal Care: Self-Directed Service Option

Alabama’s Home- and Community-Based Waiver Service – Personal Care: Self-Directed Service Option

The Self-Directed Personal Care (SPDC) option of the Alabama Home- and Community-Based Waiver allows participants and their families to recruit, hire, train, supervise, and if necessary, discharge their own self-directed personal care workers. This informational pamphlet helps answer questions regarding the program, like:

  • What is Self-Directed Personal Care?
  • Who is appropriate for SPDC services?
  • Who can/can’t provide SPDC services?
  • Details on financial management services agency
  • How to receive SDPC services

Participants of waiver services need to apply for self-directed services by contacting the local Regional Community Service Office.

Alabama’s Map of Community Service Regions
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