Community Living


Empowering people with disabilities to live independently in the community


Our sta­ff specializes in identifying needs of people with disabilities to make it possible to live in a home of their choosing. We continually develop community partnerships that work towards creating opportunities for people to thrive in an inclusive community.

HOME Choice Fact Sheet

Ohio’s HOME Choice program transitions eligible Ohioans from institutional settings to home and community-based settings, where they receive services and supports at home and in their communities.

Established in 2008 with a goal of transitioning 2,000 Ohioans, the program has become a national leader in moving people back home. As of July 1, 2019, more than 13,000 people have enjoyed a new-found independence though HOME Choice.

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Who is eligible to participate?

To be eligible for HOME Choice an individual must:

  • Be enrolled in Medicaid
  • Have resided in a long-term care facility for at least 90 consecutive days
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have income to sustain community living
  • Participate in a needs assessment and have a need for the program
  • Have care needs that can be adequately met in a community setting