Ohio Home Care Waiver

Happy, Healthy, Home


Direction Home of Eastern Ohio partners with CareSource to help children and adults under age 60 who have significant disabilities or mental health needs receive the long-term care they need in the comfort of their own home.

This service eases caregiver responsibilities and guides you toward a more positive future for yourself and your loved one.

Eligibility Requirements

59 or younger

Have qualifying functional impairment

(need assistance with bathing, meals, etc.)

Medicaid-waiver eligible

(low-income household)

The Process

Note: You must be enrolled in Medicaid prior to requesting this waiver. To apply, visit the Ohio Department of Medicaid website.


Complete the waiver request form and submit it to your local county Department of Job and Family Services or contact Direction Home Community Resources to assist with the application process.


If eligible, a dedicated care manager will help develop a customized care plan and coordinate the services you need. *


Over time, the care manager will monitor services for quality and make changes to the care plan as necessary.

*If not eligible, we will assist you in finding alternative programs to get you the help you need.

Services May Include:



Emergency Response

Personal Care


Care Management

Home Modification

Medical Equipment

Adult Day Care


For More Information

Call 330-505-2300 or 800-686-7367 or complete our Contact Form and someone will be in touch as soon as possible.