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DDRS announcement regarding Crisis

Family Voices wishes to share the official release from DDRS regarding the end of current crisis management services.

Consumers, providers and stakeholders who support individuals with disabilities
From: The Division of Disability and Rehabilitation Services, Bureau of Developmental
Disabilities and Bureau of Quality Improvement Services

Crisis Management and BQIS Outreach Services

Date: June 7, 2010

Due to the current state of the economy, the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
(DDRS) announces the discontinuation of Crisis Management Services and Outreach Services
through its contracted vendors.

Effective immediately, Meridian Services and A. W. Holdings, LLC, will no longer partner with
DDRS to conduct Crisis Management Services. This includes in-person technical assistance,
make out-of-home placements, or provide follow-along consultations. The vendors will
continue to provide consultations through their 24 hour/ 7 day per week crisis phone line
through June 30, 2010.