Independence Waiver • Supports Coordination


  • Be a Pennsylvania resident.
  • Individuals who are physically disabled residing in a Nursing Facility (NF) or the community, but have been assessed to require services that the level of the nursing facility.
  • The disability must result in substantial functional limitations in three or more of the following major life activities: 
    • Self-care
    • Understanding and use of language
    • Learning
    • Mobility
    • Self-direction and/or capacity for independent living
  • Meet the financial requirements as determined by your local county assistance office.

What does it offer?

  • Adult daily living services
  • Accessibility adaptations, equipment, technology, and medical supplies
  • Community integration
  • Community transition services
  • Financial management services
  • Home health
  • Non-medical transportation
  • Personal assistance services
  • Personal emergency response system (PERS)
  • Respite
  • Service coordination
  • Support employment
  • Therapeutic and counseling services

Service Coordination is imperative to me. My service coordinator helps me get services so I can continue to live independently.

Leanne Lungariello

Need more information? Contact SCNP to learn more.