September 24, 2020

FMS is for Your Family if… You want to design and direct personalized supports, tailored to a vision of a good life, by hiring, directing and paying staff.* A family […]

Visioning and organizing good support are best done in conversation with other families who can share their knowledge, provide support and help open up possibilities. Negotiating an adequate FMS agreement […]

August 31, 2020

Making the Transition from FSCD (Family Support for Children with Disabilities) FSCD ends when children turn age eighteen. Although there are similarities between the two programs –many families who use […]

Hear from Experienced Families Benefits: Flexibility allows focus on what is important to the person and creative response to new opportunities or changing needs. Individualized support for community engagement: support […]

August 24, 2020

Family Managed Services (FMS) is a funding option that enables families* to hire and direct their own staff to support a family member with intellectual disabilities to live a full […]

April 1, 2020

Hear from Experienced Families Donna Desjardins – The opportunities for your son or daughter to do what they want to do in their life with the flexibility that FMS offers means […]

December 21, 2018

Welcome and Introduction to this Guide The Guide has five sections which can be viewed in order or whatever order is most relevant to the viewer.  The Guide contains numerous […]