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Summer Camp Information For Those WIth Disablities age 21 and Over

The following information is for informational purposes only and is not intended in any way as an endorsement of the services that may be offered or provided by the Division of Developmental Disabilities. (DDD)

The Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD), which serves individuals 21 years of age and older, is now accepting requests for assistance with payment for the 2014 summer camp session. Requests must be submitted to your loved one’s case manager or support coordinator by Monday, May 5.
Below is an excerpt from DDD’s “Camp Services” informational document.
“The Division of Developmental Disabilities’ (DDD) Family Support program may be able to offer some assistance with payment for camp. As with all DDD services, funding for camp is based on available resources. Families are encouraged to first seek assistance for paying with camp by contacting local town recreation departments and civic groups, such as the Elks, Shriners, etc.
 
The deadline for submitting requests for DDD camp funding is the first Monday in May.”
 
To review the whole document, which includes who is eligible for funding and the procedure on how to apply for camp assistance, please click here.
 
Please note that children 20 years of age and younger are served by The Department of Children and Families (DCF). DCF will soon post its camp application for funding assistance. As soon as that application becomes available online The Family Advocacy Program will send a notice out.
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