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Transition Services are Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) authorized through §1915(i) of the Social Security Act to assist nursing facility residents that would like to explore community-based living options.

Transition Services are non-reoccurring expenses necessary to enable an individual that is transitioning from a nursing facility or other institutional setting to the community to establish a basic household and does not constitute room and board.

Services are available to beneficiaries residing in a nursing facility and are offered to assist in securing housing and in facilitating a successful discharge into the community.

To determine eligibility or to receive additional information regarding Transition Services contact us at (833)-686-7700 or

One-time Transition Services include:

  • Housing and security deposits are required to secure adequate accommodations within the community.
  • Household needs such as furniture, window coverings, food preparation items, and linens.
  • Health and safety need such as pest removal, allergen control, and cleaning services.
  • Assistance with utility service initiation fees including telephone, electricity, heating, and water.
  • Various transition supports and services.

Transition Services are offered by the agency including Area Agencies on Aging, Centers for Independent Living, and other qualified community-based organizations.

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