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More Choice and More Control

We're here to make sure you have more choice and control in self-directing care for individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Autism. Together, we can create a support experience that meets your unique needs, challenges and goals. Ready to get started?

  • 1

    Do you have a waiver under the Office of Developmental Programs or base funding through your county?

    If yes, skip step 2.

  • 2

    Contact your county to get on the waiting list for a waiver.

  • 3

    Identify someone to act as the Managing Employer.

    This person should meet the following requirements:
    • Be at least 18 years of age or older.
    • Must not have been convicted of a felony or a crime that would disqualify them from becoming a Managing Employer (contact PathWays if any questions).
    • Participate in all required training sponsored by the Office of Developmental Programs and PathWays
    • Sign any and all agreements with the Office of Developmental Programs and PathWays related to the AWC FMS option.
    • Agree to perform all the tasks outlined in Section A of Bulletin 00-08-08.
    • Agree to work with the Supports Coordinator to develop and revise the individual’s ISP as needed and required and participate in the required ISP monitorings.

  • 4

    Call us, or have your Supports Coordinator contact us in order to complete the new intake paperwork. We’re happy to meet in your home or another place that’s most convenient.

  • 5

    Have the Managing Employer complete the intake process and undergo training with PathWays. This will take approximately one hour.

  • 6

    Have any identified employees complete the new hire paperwork and become qualified by PathWays.

  • 7

    The county will approve the services in the ISP as submitted by the Supports Coordinator.

  • 8

    PathWays will contact you to begin services.

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Reach out today to begin the conversation and see how Agency With Choice can help you.