Supports Broker Service in Philadelphia

 

Supports Broker Service provides assistance to persons with an intellectual disability and their families who choose to self-direct some or all of their services.

In order to participate, a person must reside in their own private home or the home of family and the service must be authorized in their Individual Support Plan (ISP). The Supports Broker is chosen by the participant and works for them, and can assist a participant with the responsibility for managing their services. This range of supports can include:

 

In addition, the Supports Broker can assist in the identification of community resources to support success with self direction.

The Supports Broker does not replace their Supports Coordinator.

For more information, contact:  Jamaal Curtis at 215-871-0731 or jcurtis@BarberInstitute.org