(Birth through 17)

Tara Kiene, Director of Case Management
970-385-3458

The Children’s Extensive Support (CES) program provides a variety of supports to families with children who have significant behavioral or medical needs.  Potential services available through CES include:

Adaptive Therapeutic Recreational Equipment & Fees
Assistive Technology
Behavioral Services
Community Connector Services
Home Accessibility Adaptations
Homemaker Services
Parent Education
Personal Care
Professional Services (Hippotherapy, Movement Therapy, Massage)
Respite
Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies
Vehicle Modifications
Vision

To qualify for this program a child must:

Have a developmental delay (birth through 4) or a developmental disability (5-17) as defined by the State of Colorado [link to Rule here] and the Social Security Administration
Be living with a natural or adoptive parent
Be at risk of institutionalization
Demonstrate a behavior or have a medical condition that requires direct human intervention, more intense than a verbal reminder, re-direction or brief observation of medical status, at least once every two hours during the day and on a weekly average of every three hours during the night

A child can be on the waiting list for the CWA Waiver while receiving other Medicaid programs.  The state's Children's Waiver Chart gives additional details.

Children's Extensive Support Waiver