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Division for Community Living Informational Presentation
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DRS administers programs which offer a broad range of services to individuals with disabilities to enhance opportunities for independent living.

These programs allow individuals with the most severe disabilities to live independently and in many cases obtain and maintain employment. Strong support for these community based services (versus nursing home or other institutional care) exists in state government and the disability community. The Division for Community Living staff are available to provide technical assistance and consultation in a wide variety of areas, including: assistive technology, accessing community based services and independent living, personal assistive services, Medicaid, brain injury and spinal cord injury services, case management for people who have long term needs, accessing available resources and loans for Assistive Technology (AT), and the ADA.

If you are seeking assistance in any one of these areas, but don't have a contact number, you may call the Division for Community Living Office at 1-800-552-5019 Voice, 1-800-464-9950 TTY, 804-662-7134 Voice/TTY and we will help you connect with the appropriate resource within the CBS Division.

At a minimum, this web site meets Section 508 and at least Level A Conformance to WCAG 1.0. On January 18, 2017, the U.S. Access Board published a final rule as the new standard for website accessibility. The rule requires adherence to the new accessibility standards twelve months from its date of publication. CBS is working towards WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliance.

The goals of the CBS's accessibility plan are:

  • All new content posted on this website after January 18, 2018, will meet W3C’s WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliance.
  • All content posted prior to January 18, 2018, will be remediated to meet W3C’s WCAG 2.0 Level AA compliance as soon as possible
This File Was Last Modified: Wednesday October 11 2017