Family Voices Indiana received several inquires regarding caregiver support/respite and sought clarification from DDRS. Family Voices Indiana shares the following information from DDRS: Each year the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) has made limited program funding available for Caregiver Support Services, which many families and individuals across Indiana have been able to utilize. These funds are typically available in July of each year, however, DDRS has received valuable suggestions from the families using this service and we want to ensure that we explore those ideas thoroughly. One of the concerns presented by several families is the burden imposed when asking families to come into the local offices and wait for several minutes or hours to process your application. DDRS will be taking some time to thoughtfully evaluate the application process and how best to serve our constituents. While some of you may be disappointed that app
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