Mentally Retarded/Developmentall Disabled Waiver (MR/DD) North Mississippi Regional Center


Mentally Retarded/Developmentall Disabled Waiver (MR/DD)
North Mississippi Regional Center

Full Description


This program is an alternative to institutionalization for individuals who, but for the services would require placement in an Intermediate Care Facility for persons with intellectual disabilities ((ICF/). Recipients of SSI, TANF, and the Medicaid disabled child living at home category are eligible for this benefit. The latter category requires a determination that the child needs institutional level of care and meets the financial requirements of Medicaid and disability determination requirements of the Disability Determination Service. All individuals must be certified by a Diagnostic and Evaluation team at a regional center. The process of evaluation is the same as it would be if the individual were going to be admitted to the institution. The program offers attendant care services, in-home respite (relief for the care giver), group home respite; ICF respite; physical therapy; occupational therapy; speech, language and hearing services; residential habilitation; day habilitation (teaching of habilitation skills, i.e. socialization and grooming skills); pre-vocational services, and supported employment. Referrals for this program can be made through the Long Term Care Division of Medicaid, The Bureau of Mental Retardation, or the waiver case managers located at each of the Regional ICF’s. The program is operated through the Department of Mental Health, Bureau of Mental Retardation.



Counties Served

  1. StateWide
  2. Adams
  3. Alcorn
  4. Amite
  5. Attala
  6. Benton
  7. Bolivar
  8. Calhoun
  9. Carroll
  10. Chickasaw
  11. Choctaw
  12. Claiborne
  13. Clarke
  14. Clay
  15. Coahoma
  16. Copiah
  17. Covington
  18. DeSoto
  19. Forrest
  20. Franklin
  21. George
  22. Greene
  23. Grenada
  24. Hancock
  25. Harrison
  26. Hinds
  27. Holmes
  28. Humphreys
  29. Issaquena
  30. Itawamba
  31. Jackson
  32. Jasper
  33. Jefferson
  34. Jefferson Davis
  35. Jones
  36. Kemper
  37. Lafayette
  38. Lamar
  39. Lauderdale
  40. Lawrence
  41. Leake
  42. Lee
  43. Leflore
  44. Lincoln
  45. Lowndes
  46. Madison
  47. Marion
  48. Marshall
  49. Monroe
  50. Montgomery
  51. Neshoba
  52. Newton
  53. Noxubee
  54. Oktibbeha
  55. Panola
  56. Pearl River
  57. Perry
  58. Pike
  59. Pontotoc
  60. Prentiss
  61. Quitman
  62. Rankin
  63. Scott
  64. Sharkey
  65. Simpson
  66. Smith
  67. Stone
  68. Sunflower
  69. Tallahatchie
  70. Tate
  71. Tippah
  72. Tishomingo
  73. Tunica
  74. Union
  75. Walthall
  76. Warren
  77. Washington
  78. Wayne
  79. Webster
  80. Wilkinson
  81. Winston
  82. Yalobusha
  83. Yazoo

SKU

SKU130826071842

Telephone

(662) 234-1476

Mailing Address

967 Regional Center, Oxford, MS 38655