Do you live in a nursing home and want to move back home? Do you want to live in your own apartment, with a roommate, or with your family? People living in nursing homes have the right to choose where they live.
Home By Choice is a program that is funded by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS). It helps people in nursing homes move back to the community and set up the services they want to support them.
In order to qualify for the Home By Choice program you must live in a nursing home and be eligible for Medicaid.
What services are available through Home By Choice?Home By Choice can help set up the following services:
It can also help you apply for special grants to help with expenses such as rent and utility deposits, and household furnishings.
In North Central Texas, five not-for-profit agencies are working together to provide Home By Choice services. These agencies are REACH, the Area Agency on Aging of Dallas County, the Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas, the Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County, and the Area Agency on Aging of Texoma.
Home By Choice services are provided at no cost to you.
Call the Area Agency on Aging of North Central Texas at 1-800-272-3921 extension 1193 or call a Relocation Specialist at our REACH Offices.
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