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Core funding is a mechanism to offer individuals
waiting for full services a basic package of services to
avert crises and address quality of life needs.
Case Management—assist an individual or family in
coordinating, managing, and accessing programs and
Dental, medical, or any therapies (i.e., speech, mental health,
physical, family counseling, etc.)
Developmental materials, developmental toys and devices
Specialized and adaptive equipment
Transportation assistance to gain access to community
services; supported employment educational, recreational and
In order to receive Core Services individuals must have been
found eligible for services as determined by the Division of
Senior and Disabilities Services (DSDS) according to
AS47.80.900(7)(A-E) AND be on the State of Alaska Waitlist
Any person receiving Core Services cannot receive any other
annualized funding from DSDS (e.g., Grant funding or Home &
Community Based Waiver services).
Sources of Funding:
State of Alaska, Division of Senior and Disabilities Services
Costs of services paid for through Medicaid HCBW.
Individuals must first be selected or “drawn’ for DSDS grant
funding by the State of Alaska, DSDS.