Michelle P Waiver Services

Michelle P Waiver (MPW) Services allow eligible individuals to receive support from for an array of community-based supports and services. Individuals eligible for MPW have a documented intellectual and developmental disability and meet state established criteria for participating in MPW.

Services eligible for support by MPW include:

  • Case Management
  • Adult Day Training
  • Adult Day Health
  • Community Living Supports
  • Positive Behavioral Supports
  • Personal Care
  • Homemaking
  • Supported Employment
  • Non-Specialized Respite Care.

The MPW waiver currently has a state waiting list. In order to be placed on the waiting list, an application must be submitted through the Benefind Self Portal. (https://benefind.ky.gov). The individual is required to apply for Medicaid prior to an application for the waiting list. The application for the waiting list will require supporting documentation of the individuals Intellectual or developmental disability to ensure the individual meets criteria for the waiver. If you would like assistance through the application process call our ACCESS line at 859-331-3292.

24-Hour Service

For 24-hour access to behavioral healthcare and developmental disabilities services via phone, triage crisis assessment and brief treatment, contact our Access team:

ACCESS/Crisis Line 859-331-3292
Current Clients: 859-578-3200 

Toll Free:877-331-3292
Individuals who are deaf/hard of hearing are encouraged to call through the Video Relay System (VRS) or 711 Relay

Additional Developmental Disabilities Services

Crisis Stabilization
Case Management
First Steps/Point of Entry
Supports for Community Living (SCL) Medicaid Waiver
Adult Foster Care
Adult Day Training & Vocational Services
Supported Employment Services
Preadmission Screening and Residential Review (PASRR) Specialized Services