Family Support Funds: The York County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs has access to a small amount of money to help families in need. Respite, incontinence supplies and durable medical equipment are examples of items purchased with these funds. There is a cap on these funds and certain requests are means tested. Only individuals who do not have a waiver slot can utilize these funds. You can fill in the contact form and your request will be forwarded to the Service Coordination Department.
Summer Service Funds: Limited funds are available for items such as camp fees and Carowinds tickets. There is a cap on these funds and certain requests are means tested. Only individuals who do not have a waiver slot can utilize these funds. You can fill in the contact form and your request will be forwarded to the Service Coordination Department.
AAIDD – www.aamr.org - American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
Center for Disability Resources Library - uscm.med.sc.edu – The CDR Library consists of books, videos, brochures and audiotapes covering a variety of disability related topics located within the USC-School of Medicine in Columbia.
Chesco Services - www.chescoservices.org – Chesco Services (Chesterfield County)
Family Connection of South Carolina - www.familyconnectionsc.org - Statewide organization of parents helping parents of children with disabilities, developmental delays, and chronic illnesses via support groups, training and other programs.
Pro Parents - www.proparents.org - Parents Reaching Out to Parents of SC, Inc. is a private non-profit organization that provides information and training about education services for children with all types of disabilities.
Social Security Administration - www.ssa.gov - Official website of the Social Security Administration for information on SSI and SSA benefits.
South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs – www.ddsn.sc.gov - Agency for Disabilities and Special Needs Services. Additional information is provided regarding the waiver programs and qualified provider list for services throughout the state.
SC Department of Health and Human Services - www.scdhhs.gov – Provides publications and state resources for Medicaid, Tefra and children’s personal care services.
South Carolina Emergency Management Division - www.scemd.org - SCEMD has helpful links for citizens with special needs as it relates to emergency planning.
South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services - www.scdhhs.gov – For all medicaid information.
County Disabilities and Special Needs Boards