Participant-Directed Services (PDS)

We continue to strive to make "participant-directed services" a common household phrase.

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We will engage in advocacy efforts at multiple levels. The primary policy targeted in these efforts will be the expansion of Cash and Counseling models which offer the greatest amount of authority and control. The project will work on the grassroots level, local community, administrative and legislative levels. We will also be working toward raising awareness and support for participant-directed services.


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PDS Project History


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