Request for Providers

Please contact our department via email or call 330-264-4086.

02/23/2024
HPC Services

Family of a 23 year-old female in Doylestown is seeking Participant Directed HPC services for their daughter. She will need assistance, prompting, and encouragement to complete various household chores in the family home. Services needed 7-9 hours during the day on Fridays, and 3-6 hours several other weekday afternoons/evenings and/or weekends for social activities in the community. Female staff preferred. Consistency of staff is important to this family. This assignment is expected to be consistent year round. This individual has a SELF waiver.
Please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#350CY

02/23/2024
Residential Respite

A 23-year-old female residing in the Rittman area needs a respite provider. Although she has limited verbal communication skills, she can communicate effectively using some sign language and gesturing. She has no mobility needs. In the past, she has exhibited high behavioral needs, an eating disorder, PICA, and elopement. However, her medications have been adjusted, and she has not shown any of these behaviors recently. She requires a lot of supervision and attention as she is prone to seeking attention. She uses positive coping mechanisms to manage stress and frustration. The individual thrives in a structured routine. She is delightful and curious, with excellent memorization skills and a good sense of humor. She is also a "social butterfly."
Please contact Kara Smith at ksmith@waynedd.org RFP# 349KS

02/23/2024
HPC Services
5 hours per week.  Preferred male provider requested to assist with help in the home, learning about and doing household chores (laundry and cleaning), reminders about completing his health journal once a week, reminders about taking medication, assistance with learning about hygiene and bathing; reminders regarding proper hygiene.  Possible assistance with some medical appointments when the person that normally assists is not available and possible assist with helping understand medical information; his medical charts.
Please contact Karen Hupp at khupp@waynedd.org RFP#348KH

02/19/2024
Residential Respite

30-year-old male and his family are searching for wheelchair accessible residential respite options 1-2 days/week. Ideal/preferred location would be near SE Wayne County, Holmes, Stark or Tuscarawas Counties but family is willing to consider other locations near these counties. Staff will need to be either properly licensed or certified/authorized for medication administration, g-tube (MicKey type), and several health-related activities for his medical needs (Med Cert 1 and 2). This young man is completely dependent upon staff (or family) for all of his daily care needs. He utilizes a wheelchair (and/or tracking system in his home) for his mobility and transfer needs. This young man is a delightful, sweet, and very observant person and his smile will melt your heart!
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please respond to Debbie Dunlap, WCBDD SSA at ddunlap@waynedd.org ~RFP#347DD

02/19/2024
ICF Placement

30-year-old male and his family are searching for an ICF home for respite options 1-2 days/week. Ideal/preferred location would be near SE Wayne County, Holmes, Stark or Tuscarawas Counties but family is willing to consider other locations near these counties.Staff will need to be either properly licensed or certified/authorized for medication administration, g-tube (MicKey type), and several health-related activities for his medical needs (Med Cert 1 and 2). He is completely dependent upon staff (or family) for all of his daily care needs. He utilizes a wheelchair (and/or tracking system in his home) for his mobility and transfer needs. This young man is a delightful, sweet, and very observant person and his smile will melt your heart!
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please respond to Debbie Dunlap, WCBDD SSA at  ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#346DD

02/19/2024
HPC Services

30-year-old male and his family are searching for Independent or Agency Providers to join this young man's team of support. This young man lives in his family home which is located in the Mt. Eaton area of Wayne County. He is a delightful, sweet, and very observant person and his smile will melt your heart! Funding is through IO Waiver, hours are all 1:1 HPC/awake hours, and the person qualifies for the medical assistance and complex care rate adjustments. Agency HPC staff will need to be certified/authorized for medication administration, g-tube (MicKey type), and several health-related activities for his medical needs (Med Cert 1 and 2). Independent providers can be family delegated. There are full-time and part-time openings. Primary times needed are as follows:• 8am-8pm - 4 days/week, typically on Weds, Fri, Sat, Sun• 130-8pm - 3 days/week, typically on Mon, Tues, and Thurs• Additional hours may be available to pick up if you are able to cover for other staff in the home or when attending day program is not able to occur on the 1-2 days/week he typically attends. Please know that a provider does not have to be available to cover all shifts needed. Even if you can only provide services on 1 or 2 of the days needed, PLEASE respond and share that information.This young man is completely dependent upon staff or family for all of his daily care needs and utilizes a wheelchair and/or tracking system in his home for his mobility and transfer needs. This young man’s parent is willing and able to provide the training needed for his care needs to new staff wanting to join this support team!
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please respond in writing to the SSA indicated ASAP.
Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#345DD

02/15/2024
HPC Services

Looking for an agency or independent provider to provide HPC services to a 23 year old female resident of Wooster, Ohio on a level one waiver. Up to 9  hours a week. Preferred hours would be after 10 am during the week. Prefer female provider. Independent in all self-care skills. She would like to go swimming a couple times a month if possible. She would also like to learn some independent living skills and additional leisure skills.
Please contact Sara Berrey at sberrey@waynedd.org. RFP#344SB

02/15/2024
HPC Services

27 year old female resident of Rittman with a Level 1 Waiver is looking for a female HPC provider to assist her with accessing the community on occasion (up to 4 hours a week; preferably on a Friday). Individual with mild intellectual disability loves to read and would like to receive assistance with taking her to the library. Female is very fun, loves to crochet, draw dresses and to play video games. Earliest start date is April 1st.
Please contact Samira Weigl at  sweigl@waynedd.org RFP#343SW

02/14/2024
HPC Services

Looking for an agency or independent provider to provide HPC services to a 44 year old male resident of Orrville, Ohio on IO waiver. Hours are needed Monday – Friday 3.30pm – 8pm.Individual would prefer a male provider but works well with females as well. No behaviors. He is non-verbal, has a great sense of humor, and loves to socialize. He is well mannered and kind.Afternoon HPC is needed 3.30pm – 8pm to assist in getting individual off the bus, possibly showering, toileting, dinner, etc. This individual requires a wheelchair for mobility and 1 person assist pivot transfer. He does have a Hoyer lift track system from his room to the bathroom if needed. Mom is guardian and lives with individual but is unable to physically assist anymore but she is a great help to the providers.
If interested please email Samira Weigl at  sweigl@waynedd.org. RFP#342SW

02/13/2024
Residential Respite
22 year old female resident of Dalton is looking for a respite provider. Individual has been diagnosed with Functional Neurological Symptom Disorder (non-epileptic seizures), ADHD, Anxiety and Depression. Individual has a Level 1 Waiver. Due to her non-epileptic seizures, individual requires close and constant supervision when out in the community and constant auditory supervision with 15min visual checks when at home. Individual lives at home with her family. The family is in need of a break and is looking for residential respite every other weekend and April 4th-8th.She is very funny, can occupy herself, loves to make other people laugh and likes to watch Netflix. She is a great helper when at home and loves to take care of her grandma. She is very positive, truthful and kind. No behaviors other than big emotions.
Please contact Samira Weigl at sweigl@waynedd.org. RFP#341SW

02/12/2024
HPC Services

15 year old youth is looking for a 24hr HPC home with other youth, or on his own. He enjoys arts and crafts, he likes to go to Dave & Busters, he loves his xbox and other online gaming. He enjoys going out into the community to activities and being busy.   He is ambulatory, verbal, able to complete his self care tasks with reminders.  He attends school in Green. He thrives on high structure, and very clear and concrete boundaries about expectations of him, and of others.  He is diagnosed with ADHD, Seizure disorder, Anxiety, mild ID and Autism spectrum d/o related to sensory issues, and concrete/routine thinking and expectations.  Target behaviors include: instigating with peers and staff, physical aggression, elopement, manipulation of staff and peers to get what he wants; and property destruction.  He struggles with self regulation when being told "no" or promises not kept by staff.  He currently attends a specialized school in Green 5 days a week. The provider will work with Wayne Co Board  DD SSA and Wayne Children's Services Board, as youth is in Wayne CSB custody. Youth has an I/O waiver. Please reach out to cgooch@waynedd.org if interested. RFP#340CG

02/07/2024
HPC Services

A young man is looking for someone to help him access outing opportunities in the community. This would be once per week (Wednesdays are preferred but any day is ok) from 3p to 7p. This young man loves Elvis and enjoys singing karaoke. He enjoys bowling, visiting friends and meeting new people and going out to eat. More than anything else, he would like to get out and be involved in his community. He is able to verbally communicate and and is very friendly. He has no mobility issues and does not require adaptive equipment to travel.
Please Contact Alex Braun at abraun@waynedd.org RFP#339AB

02/07/2024
HPC Services

Easy-going and kind sixty-five year old male with Level 1 Waiver funding needs in-home HPC supports. He currently lives with his sister and is not attending a day program. Provider is needed to assist with hygiene tasks (toileting, bathing) and to support him during meals and with in-home activities. HPC staff will need to monitor him to ensure his safety, mostly while his sister is also in the home. Weekday hours are needed, up to three hours a day, with more hours potentially needed in the future. Male staff is preferred.
Please contact Joan Huba at jhuba@waynedd.org or 330-264-4086, ext. 403. RFP#338JH

02/06/2024
HPC Services
31 year old female in Doylestown, Wayne County seeking a provider to assist her with accessing the community on occasion to shop or visit a salon (hair/nails). Individual is in a powered wheel chair so a modified vehicle is required. Provider to also assist with home personal care including accessing the shower and restroom using a Hoyer Lift, and assist in daily living activities. Total service time to be 10 to 15 hours a week for 2 to 3 hours at a time.
Please contact Karen Hupp at khupp@waynedd.org RFP#337KH

02/05/2024
HPC Services

The mother of a great young man, almost 18years old, needs assistance/HPC in their Doylestown, Ohio home. This could be weekly, for up to 4 hours at a time. His mother needs HPC so she can go to her own appointments and run errands. HPC provider would be responsible for his supervision in the home,  engaging him in activities, and ensuring that he is safe. The family prefers someone with a quiet demeanor who can establish a positive a trusting relationship with him. Level 1 Waiver funding.
Please contact Joan Huba, SSA, at  jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#336JH

02/05/2024
PDN Care

33 year old female who lives in Wooster, OH in Wayne County is in need of PDN nursing services Individual has a trach and is vent dependent 24/7. Individual receives nutrition via feeding tube and is dependent upon family or staff for all activities of daily living and skilled care nursing needs. Individual is authorized for (7) 12 hour/day nursing shifts (84 hours/week). Parent/guardian is looking to fill full or partial shifts on every day of the week. Agency and Independent providers are welcome to be considered; Independent Provider LPN's will require RN supervision available for oversight. Individual also has IO Waiver funding. This female and her family are wonderful to work with and help support. You will enjoy working with this person very much.Please contact the indicated SSA with available dates/times for interviews if interested in any of the available hours,
Please contact Debbie Dunlap at  ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#335DD

02/05/2024
HPC Services

40 year old gentleman who lives at home with his parents in Wooster OH is seeking HPC services 12hrs Saturdays and 12hrs Sunday 9am-9pm and 3rd shift Monday through Thursday night 8hrs HPC  each night, and day shift Mon-Fri 9am-9pm HPC 1:1.He is diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Severe to profound Intellectual disabilities; high risk for aspiration, recurrent pneumonia , Dsyphagia, Anemia, Brady cardia, hypotension, ventilator dependent and requires total physical supports in ALL life areas - COMPLEX CARE level of need/care.  Staff must be comfortable with independently completing all personal care needs for an adult male (bathing, regular changing of  attends, keeping client's frequently used areas of the home clean, laundry completed), gtube care, colostomy care and be able to monitor his vital signs.  The home is fully equipped with ceiling track lift systems so that staff do NOT have to lift the client, family will provide training on how to use the system safely.  He also uses a non-powered wheelchair and a variety of other life supporting equipment for his daily living, health and safety.Family would like staff with experience in the home care field, and who are reliable to fill their shifts.  Family is willing to delegate the delegable tasks to independent providers.  
Please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org. RFP#304CG

02/05/2024
PDN Care

40 year old male client who lives with his parents in Wooster is seeking up to 112hrs of private duty nursing (PDN) care in his home.  This client has complex medical needs, he requires total physical supports with all life areas/ADL.  He requires close supervision due to his complex medical needs.  Primary Diagnosis:  Acute & chronic respiratory failure with hypoxia.  Client is ventilator dependent. Other Diagnoses: spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy; dysphagia unspecified; severe-profound Intellectual disabilities; Anemia, Bradycardia, Hypotension, unspecified convulsions; ulcer of esophagus w/ bleeding; recurrent pneumonia; attention to gastrostomy; ventilator care dependent; attention to colostomy; dependence on supplemental oxygen. Client is at high risk for emergency department visits and/or other hospital readmission.  Client is a FULL CODE.
Please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org RFP#149CG

02/05/2024
HPC Services

A 21 year-old Dalton man is seeking an HPC provider to supplement a team of two independent HPC providers who serve him at his apartment.  The current unmet need is from 7:00am Saturday morning to 7:00am Sunday morning, and from 1:00pm Sunday afternoon to 7:30am Monday morning. He requires assistance with all ADLs including personal hygiene and using the toilet.  He uses a G-tube for nutrition.  He lives in an apartment about a 5 minute walk from his family home and has a full-time primary HPC provider during the weekdays and a secondary HPC provider Friday nights and Sunday mornings.  His parents are seeking supplemental coverage on weekends so he is able to live at the apartment throughout the weekend.  
Please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#334CY

02/02/2024
HPC Services

27 year old female resident of Orrville, Ohio looking for 7.5 hours of HPC services per week.  Individual lives in her family home with her father/guardian, step-mom, and sister.  Family is in need of HPC coverage from 630a - 8a Monday through Friday to assist her with getting ready for work.  She attends an ADS/VH program Monday through Friday.  She can perform most of her personal hygiene tasks independently except she requires assistance with washing her hair.  Individual also may need assistance entering or exiting the shower as she can be a bit shaky at times.  This young lady has a great personality and has an extremely amusing sense of humor.   Individual is on an IO waiver.
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org  RFP#333MG

02/01/2024
HPC Services

"Mr. Smiley" The male individual is very pleasant, happy, and always smiling. He loves watching TV game shows and working on easy puzzles. 42 year old male client with an I/O waiver would benefit from living in a wheelchair accessible congregate house, shared living or HPC services in his Wooster parent's home. Individual is currently living in a congregate home but the family is looking for a change in residential providers. Diagnosis include: traumatic brain injury due to motor vehicle accident at age 4, seizure disorder (grand mal), hearing deficit in left ear, and moderate intellectual disability. His parents are his guardian. He attends day program five days a week. He can walk with a walker but he uses a wheelchair for long distances. He needs help with transferring, toileting, bathing, toothbrushing, dressing, medicine administration, etc. He can eat independently. He needs help with shopping, meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, etc.
Please contact Sara Berrey at sberrey@waynedd.org RFP#332SB

02/01/2024
Equipment/Home Modification Provider
The family of a 17 year old individual needs possible repair/service of their son's LIKO brand ceiling lift. The family prefers to have the ceiling lift replaced if it is cost effective. This service does not include the replacement of the current ceiling track.
Please contact Tim VanArsdale at  tvanarsdale@waynedd.org RFP#331TV

02/01/2024
PDN Services
42 year old male is in need of PDN nursing services needed in Dalton, Wayne County, Ohio. Individual has a trach, is vent dependent, and requires periodic suctioning in addition to other skilled care nursing services. Individual receives nutrition via feeding tube and is dependent upon family or staff for all activities of daily living. Primary shift needed is 10 hours on Sundays and this will be consistent each week. However, there is a possibility of 4-6 additional hours on Fridays and Saturdays plus as needed to cover shifts for other nurses for scheduled time off if you are available to do this. Agency and Independent providers are welcome to be considered; Independent Provider LPN's will require RN supervision available for oversight. Individual also has IO Waiver funding and receives HPC (homemaker personal care) supports through IO waiver funding. This male and his family are wonderful to work with and help support. You will enjoy working with this person very much. Please contact the indicated SSA with available dates/times for interviews if interested in any of the available hours. Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#330DD

01/30/2024
HPC Services

43 year old male with an I/O waiver would benefit from an ICF or a closely monitored group home. Individual is currently receiving services at a Developmental Center and future planning for his discharge. His team is exploring all residential options. Diagnosed with Moderate to severe ID, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Chiari malformation, seizure disorder, Insomnia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Hyperammonemia, GERD. Cannot self-administer medications. Has a history of behavioral problems including property destruction, self-injurious behaviors, and physical aggression toward others that may lead to law enforcement involvement. He requires a structured routine and high supervision. Individual can perform many of the steps of his personal hygiene. He loves his family and can be helpful. He is very quiet and observant. He can communicate using a few words.
Please contact Tim Van Arsdale at tvanarsdale@waynedd.org   RFP#329TV

01/30/2024
ICF

43 year old male with an I/O waiver would benefit from an ICF or a closely monitored group home. He is currently receiving services at a Developmental Center and future planning for his discharge. His team is exploring all residential options and he has strong family support. Diagnosed with Moderate to severe ID, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Chiari malformation, seizure disorder, Insomnia, Hypertriglyceridemia, Hyperammonemia, GERD. Cannot self-administer medications. Has a history of behavioral problems including property destruction, self-injurious behaviors, and physical aggression toward others that may lead to law enforcement involvement. He requires a structured routine and high supervision. Individual can perform many of the steps of his personal hygiene. He loves his family and can be helpful. He is very quiet and observant. He can communicate using a few words. He is currently receiving services at a Developmental Center and future planning for his discharge His team is exploring all residential options and he has strong family support.
Please contact Tim Van Arsdale at tvanarsdale@waynedd.org RFP#328TV

01/30/2024
HPC Services

53 year old male with a Level One Waiver is in need of a temporary stay in a group home or respite home situation. He is his own guardian. Mother is his P.O.A. He is fairly independent and attends a day program a few days per week. He does receive dialysis a few days a week but is transported for those treatments by Gilcrest. He takes medications, but would need assistance with medication administration. His mother would put his pills into a daily pill minder. Due to dialysis, he does need to monitor what he is eating and drinking
Please contact Tim Van Arsdale at tvanarsdale@waynedd.org  RFP#327TV

01/30/2024
HPC Services

29 year old gentleman who lives in Apple Creek OH and would like to find a provider to work with him for 4 hours a week on his health goals.  He would like an exercise buddy to help him to exercise and eat right so that he can become more healthy.  The Provider would need reliable transportation, in the colder/rainy weather when he would need help getting to a gym in Orrville, or Wooster, and then he would like the provider to help him stay the course of exercising for at least 40 minutes 2xs a week.  The provider would be paid mileage, also. Individual would like a male provider at this time.
If interested please reach contact Cheryl Gooch at  cgooch@waynedd.org  RFP#326CG

01/30/2024
HPC Services Transportation

Married couple in Wooster area requires a provider who can assist with transportation to sporting events. Sporting events (softball and bowling) usually take place in Medina and Akron on the weekends. Both are verbal and ambulatory. They are both cooperative and easy-going.
Please contact Samira Weigl at sweigl@waynedd.org  RFP#325SW

01/29/2024
Residential Respite

13 year old female resident of Wooster looking for a respite provider to provide some relief to her parents, with whom she lives with. Individual has been diagnosed inter alia 18pminus syndrome, GERD, growth hormone deficiency, Panhypopituitarism. She needs assistance in all areas of hygiene and self-care and requires med-administration. Individual is verbal, loves to socialize and likes watching cartoons or animated TV shows. Parents are looking for weekend respite. Please contact Samira Weigl at  sweigl@waynedd.org .RFP#324SW

01/26/2024
HPC Services

23 year old male with an I/O waiver needs Homemaker Personal Care (HPC) services including residency (congregate housing) and some HPC transportation in a non-modified vehicle, because he does not drive. This individual’s family would prefer he reside in Ashland County. He has mild cerebral palsy but is fairly independent and ambulatory. Individual has worked in the past and does well in an Adult Day Support (ADS) setting. He needs placement in a congregate home setting with 24/7 staffing or a residence where he can receive the services and supports that will allow him to be healthy and independent. He is able to have alone time in the community in familiar settings and can check in hourly by phone due to seizures. He relies on general and auditory supervision when at home or in an ADS setting with 30 minute to 1 hour checks. He does not need overnight support. Individual cannot self-administer medication. He must take his medications and see his doctors on a regular basis due to seizures. He cannot cook but is learning. He is helpful with household chores. Individual needs some reminders to care for his personal hygiene but is physically capable of performing those tasks without assistance. Individual is tidy and keeps his room in order.
Please contact Tim VanArsdale at tvanarsdale@waynedd.org RFP#323TV


01/25/2024
HPC Services

A 18 year-old male with a Level One waiver lives in an apartment in Wooster and needs assistance approx. 10 hours/week with HPC drop-in supports to make sure he is on track with taking care of his household including cleaning, paying bills, pet care, planning meals, managing medication, and helping him make and attend medical appointments.
Please contact Chris Yurick at  cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#269CY

01/24/2024
HPC Services
Individual is 37 years old and has strict dietary needs.  Would like HPC Services to assist him with learning new recipes to assist him with maintaining his health along with saving money.  Recipes would need to be both gluten and lactose free.  Individual is also interested in attending social events as well as attending Broadway Shows at Play House Theater or other theaters in the area.  Individual is independent in most life areas, he is very social and is looking for more opportunities to be a part of the community by attending events that align with his interests.
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#322MG

01/23/2024
HPC Services
Seeking HPC services for up to 23hrs per week in family home for minor child age 11years.  Client functions in the severe to profound intellectual range with complex care needs.  Child is primarily non-verbal and communicates through his activity and behaviors.  Mobility is all through a wheelchair and requires total physical assistance for all transfers;  Medical diagnoses include: Pontocerebella Hypoplasia/associated mutation TSEN54, degenerative disease of nervous system, cerebral cysts, seizure disorder.  He has a gastronomy tube for all nutrition as he is very high risk for aspiration.  He requires suctioning per his secretion levels, and ongoing monitoring of his oxygen levels due to dipping down depending upon his health into low ranges.  He has oxygen to support his breathing per medical protocols and he takes a large number of medications for the above diagnoses as well as secondary symptoms due to his primary diagnosis.  Functionally, he requires total support with personal care, he has no concept of safety and needs support to be safe in all settings.  Shifts maybe flexible depending upon other supports that come into the home to help the family.  He has a nursing services that also come into the home.  This RFP is being advertised due to not enough nursing providers responding. Parent will provide all the training for independent providers and/or will work with agency provider to train their staff.
Please contact Cheryl Gooch cgooch@waynedd.org  RFP#321CG

01/23/2024
HPC Services
Family is seeking HPC services while they are at work from 7am-5p. The individual is a 21 year old, female, who tends to be curious and spontaneous. She would need support in the home with daily activities such as cooking with possible outings. She will also need supervision. She has no mobility needs and her verbal communication can be sporadic.
Please contact Alyssa Bright at abright@waynedd.org RFP#320AB


01/23/2024
Payee Services
A 48 year old woman in the Wooster area is looking for Payee services.  She has done a great job with creating a spreadsheet of her finances and would now like a payee to assist in maintaining her budget and helping save money as well.  This will allow her to have some peace of mind when it comes to her finances. If travel is required, she does use a modified vehicle.  She is happy to receive services using the phone, computer (ex. Zoom), or have providers come to her apartment.  Her diagnosis includes cerebral palsy, but she is very capable of communicating her wants and needs in a manner that is easy to understand, and can make decisions on her own.
Please contact Jill Woods at jwoods@waynedd.org  RFP#319JW

01/18/2024
HPC Services
30-year-old female looking for 15-20 hours/week of drop in HPC services. She currently resides with her family but is wanting to gain independent living skills so she can live on her own one day. She is high functioning with no aggressive behavioral concerns. She is very fun and outgoing and enjoys going into the community for fun outings/activities.
Please contact Alyssa Bright at abright@waynedd.org RFP#318AB

01/18/2024
HPC
A 62 year old male is seeking Participant Directed HPC services through his SELF waiver.  Services would primarily be completed in his home and occasional "on behalf of" needs in the community.  Individual lives independently in the community in an apartment in Wooster with his wife.  He primarily gets around his environments with an electric wheelchair that he maneuvers independently.  Primary focus for PD HPC would  include assistance with cleaning/deep cleaning his apartment, cooking, and laundry.  Service hours are flexible/TBD, but likely will all being during day time hours.
If you are interested in interviewing with this individual, please contact Alex Braun at abraun@waynedd.org.  RFP#317AB

01/17/2024
ICFDD
Individual is a 23 year old male client who has been living in a developmental center, is seeking placement in an ICFDD based upon his assessed needs.  He functions in the moderate to severe intellectual range, he is primarily non-verbal with a few self developed signs that he likes to use.  He is able to help with all his ADLs with verbal prompts and some hand over hand support.  He takes a variety of medications for his mental health and health needs.  His joys center around being in the outdoors, wading in shallow swimming pools, and swinging on swings.  He also likes to watch Disney animation and game shows on tv, he is able to do sequential tasks with assistance.   Behaviorally, he thrives on a schedule of activities, and food is a major reinforcer for him, he does well with the "if then, this first then that" principle.  He tends to communicate through his behaviors: physical aggression toward others (staff, because they can't figure out with him what he wants); SIB (hitting self, banging head, scratching self) because he's not feeling well, he's frustrated; disrobing (when he's hot, or he just seems to have sensory issues that particular day).  Behaviors appear to be linked to his health: when he has allergies, constipated, ear infection, tooth aches. If he is a possible fit in your ICFDD please contact SSA for further information.
Please contact Cheryl Gooch cgooch@waynedd.org   RFP#159CG


01/12/2024
HPC Services

HPC services needed in home to support 48 year old male with Cerebral Palsy.  Individual ambulates using a wheelchair.  Individual needs assistance in all areas of self-care including grooming, dressing toileting and bathing.  He requires assistance with preparing and cutting up meals. He also needs monitored while eating as he has a tendency to eat too fast.  Will require assistance with laundry and light housekeeping.  
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#315MG

01/12/2024
HPC Services

48 year old man with Cerebral Palsy needs HPC in a congregate or shared living setting that is wheelchair accessible.  Would require 24/7 supervision and supports.  He ambulates using a powered wheel chair that he needs assistance navigating especially in tight spaces.  He requires assistance with preparing meals and needs his food cut up in small pieces.  He requires monitoring for choking as he has a tendency to hold food in his mouth without swallowing.  He is verbal and understands when being spoken to.  He may be difficult to understand at times and may need to be asked to repeat himself.  He would need assistance with transfers and changing his adult brief.  Would need full assistance in all areas of hygiene.
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org  RFP#314MG

01/12/2024
Adult Day Support/Vocational Habilitation

48 year old male with CP that uses a wheelchair to ambulate.  He is verbal, but may be difficult to understand at times.  Interested in attending Adult Day Program Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.  He will require assistance with cutting up his food and reminded to slow down when he eats.  Will require assistance navigating his wheelchair in tight spaces.  He wears incontinent briefs and will need assistance with changing.  Assistance is needed in most areas of daily living and supervision while at Day Program.  Has some leg swelling after sitting for prolonged periods and may require his leg propped up to ease swelling.
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#313MG

01/11/2024
HPC Services

Looking for someone to provide respite care for a 13 year old male from Feb. 26th through Mar 1st.  The hours will be from 6:30am to 4:00pm.   I will provide his mother with your information, so the details can be discussed.  
Please contact me jdechiara@waynedd.org    RFP#312JD Thank you!

01/11/2024
HPC Services

25 year old young man with an IO waiver that lives alone in Wooster is looking for a provider to assist with ADLs (hygiene reminders, housekeeping, medication management). This would be Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10am to 2pm. He is willing to work with male and female providers, but seems to do better when working with males. When anxious, he may say something hurtful, but will usually apologize and try to explain why he was upset. He is very friendly and outgoing. He loves to preform by making videos for TikTok. He has a small dog that can be a little shy at first but warms up very easily. He is able to ambulate and travels in unmodified vehicles. He has a history of verbal aggression, property destruction, and suicidal ideation.
Please Contact Alex Braun abraun@waynedd.org    RFP#311AB

01/03/2024
Shared Living

22 year old male looking for a shared living provider or a one bedroom apartment.  Individual would like to stay in Wooster but is open to other areas as well.  Individual has a great sense of humor, enjoys sleeping, playing video games, watching football and UFC.  He loves to help others, sticks up for people who cannot do so for themselves, and would like to become a rapper someday.  Individual has a history of self harm, harm to others, property damage, and elopement.  Individual is approved for the DODD Behavior Add on.  Individual prefers to NOT live in a congregate setting.
Please contact Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.org  RFP#307JR

01/03/2024
HPC Services
A young man is looking for someone to help him access outing opportunities in the community. This would be once per week (Wednesdays are preferred but any day is ok) from 3p to 7p. This young man loves Elvis and enjoys singing karaoke. He enjoys bowling, visiting friends and meeting new people and going out to eat. More than anything else, he would like to get out and be involved in his community. He is able to verbally communicate and and is very friendly. He has no mobility issues and does not require adaptive equipment to travel.
Please Contact Alex Braun at abraun@waynedd.org   RFP#296AB

12/29/2023
HPC Services
16 year old male living in Wooster is looking for after school and possible weekend HPC/respite services.  He is funny, engaging, caring, outgoing, witty, inventive, and kind hearted.  He is ambulatory and verbal.  Very talkative when you get him to open up.  He is currently attending Wooster High School.  He needs assistance getting to/from counseling every other Thursdays and could use HPC services in the community on Monday, Tuesday or every other Friday.  
Please contact Kara Smith at ksmith@waynedd.org or 330-264-4086 X413 RFP#305KS

02/05/2024
HPC Services

40 year old gentleman who lives at home with his parents in Wooster OH is seeking HPC services 12hrs Saturdays and 12hrs Sunday 9am-9pm and 3rd shift Monday through Thursday night 8hrs HPC  each night, and day shift Mon-Fri 9am-9pm HPC 1:1.He is diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Severe to profound Intellectual disabilities; high risk for aspiration, recurrent pneumonia , Dsyphagia, Anemia, Brady cardia, hypotension, ventilator dependent and requires total physical supports in ALL life areas - COMPLEX CARE level of need/care.  Staff must be comfortable with independently completing all personal care needs for an adult male (bathing, regular changing of  attends, keeping client's frequently used areas of the home clean, laundry completed), gtube care, colostomy care and be able to monitor his vital signs.  The home is fully equipped with ceiling track lift systems so that staff do NOT have to lift the client, family will provide training on how to use the system safely.  He also uses a non-powered wheelchair and a variety of other life supporting equipment for his daily living, health and safety.Family would like staff with experience in the home care field, and who are reliable to fill their shifts.  Family is willing to delegate the delegable tasks to independent providers.  Please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org. RFP#304CG
Please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org. RFP#304CG

12/20/2023
Environmental Modifications
Client needs reinforced plexi glass window installed in home as soon as possible. This home is located in Toledo Ohio. If your agency is a DD provider and able to provide this service, please contact Cheryl Gooch at cgooch@waynedd.org  RFP#303CG


12/11/2023
ADS/Vocational Habilitation
25 year old male with Level 1 waiver funding in search of an adult day program to attend. Home is located in the West Salem area of Wayne County so day program locations are being explored in the Wayne, Ashland, and/or Medina areas. NMT services will also be required and a search will need to occur once a day program location is selected; individual is able to ride in a non-modified vehicle. This gentleman has a B Acuity Score and will require supports and supervision with many activities of daily living, day program activities, communication, and patience/reassurance/assistance to become acclimated to a new location and new people. He has not previously ever attended a day program. If you have openings at your day program and are accepting new enrollees, please reach out to the indicated SSA.  As mentioned above, NMT services will also be needed so if this is something you are also interested in being considered to provide, please indicate that as well. Parent/guardian and individual are interested in touring any location that has openings!
Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#300DD

12/11/2023
Residential Respite

Searching for provider(s) interested in providing residential respite in their home approximately 1-2x/month. Length of stay would be approximately 1-2 nights at a time however this could vary in future. Respite will be for a 25 year old male who currently lives with his parents and sister. He is able to respond to questions, typically with one or a couple word answers. He will also use non-verbal cues (gestures, pointing) and echolalia to communicate. He will repeat things important to him often. He will need visual supervision in the community. There is no alone time, however it is ok for auditory supervision in the home and ok for staff to sleep at night. He loves music, nascar racing, hot wheels and matchbox cars, going on car rides, and playing the keyboard. Favorite places to get food out in the community are Little Caesars, McDonalds, and Buffalo Wild Wings. He has a very good memory, is a good helper, and good with directions for things that he would like to do. Important information to know - sirens from emergency vehicles in the community or on TV/radio are triggers for him. He has hypersensitive hearing and does not like sirens at all. He will wear headphones, however sirens still will bother him and he will need reassurance, supports, and possibly may need to leave the location if out in the community. He also does not like railroad crossings - he will close/cover his eyes. If you are interested in this opportunity to assess needs/provide estimates, please respond to the SSA indicated via email.
Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org  RFP#299DD

12/11/2023
Environmental Modifications

Searching for provider(s) interested in providing estimates for the following home/environmental modifications needed:
1. roll - in shower in bathroom with needed grab/support bars
2. shower chair for use in shower
3. ADA toilet with needed grab/support bars
4. new/raised sink in bathroom to allow for wheelchair to fit under neath sink for easier access for person.
If you are interested in this opportunity to assess needs/provide estimates, please respond to the SSA indicated via email.
Please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#298DD

12/11/2023
Specialized Medical Equipment

Searching for provider(s) interested in assessing the need and providing an estimate for the following specialized medical equipment needed: Individual is dependent upon others for all of his mobility needs, including transfers and re-positioning. Individual is in need of another specialized mattress/bed to meet his needs. Individual currently has pressure sores that have developed and being treated - parent/guardian willing and wanting to consider some type of pressurized air mattress system to help prevent this in the future. Mattress will need to be waterproof. Individual has very sensitive sensory needs and does not tolerate use of a separate waterproof protection pad/cover. If you are interested in this opportunity to assess needs/provide estimates, please respond to the SSA indicated via email.
Please contact Debbie Dunlap @ ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#297DD

12/06/2023
HPC Services

A young man is looking for someone to help him access outing opportunities in the community. This would be once per week (Wednesdays are preferred but any day is ok) from 3p to 7p. This young man loves Elvis and enjoys singing karaoke. He enjoys bowling, visiting friends and meeting new people and going out to eat. More than anything else, he would like to get out and be involved in his community. He is able to verbally communicate and and is very friendly. He has no mobility issues and does not require adaptive equipment to travel.
Please Contact Alex Braun at abraun@waynedd.org  RFP#296AB

12/05/2023
Environmental Modifications
Client is in need on a railing on her front porch.  There are 2 steps and the current railing is not sturdy and only wraps around the porch (it does not go down the stairs).  This client in located in Wayne County.  We are looking for estimates from DD providers that are able to install new railing to assist with mobility/stability when going up/down her front stairs).  
Please contact Jill Woods at  jwoods@waynedd.org RFP#294JW

12/04/2023
HPC Services
HPC services needed for 29 year old female with cognitive disability and seizure disorder for after day programming Monday through Thursday 2:30pm until 4:00pm at her mother's job in Wooster.   There is a conference room and kitchenette available in the building.  Individual would need to be watched closely to ensure her safety and must remain within visual sight.  She may request food items and would need to be monitored while eating.  She would need assistance with toileting that would involve assistance with cleaning herself after using the bathroom.  Individual is social and very friendly. She enjoys being on her tablet, doing puzzles and coloring.  
If you are interested in interviewing for this position, please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#293MG

12/01/2023
HPC Services

36 year old male in Wooster looking for part time HPC services 6-8:15am Mon-Fri to help get ready for the day (hygiene), light cleaning, laundry, and fill his med minder.  He is able to receive services in the evening as well.  He is able to ride in a non-modified vehicle and does not have/need any home modifications.  Twice a month he goes to get his check from his payee and needs transportation to/from doctor appointments as well as assistance scheduling them.  He has a guardian from ASPI. He would do best with a male HPC if possible (the rest of his team is pretty much all females, so we are hoping to add another male to his support system)
Please contact Jill Woods at  jwoods@waynedd.org RFP#291JW

11/30/2023
Shared Living
55 year old man is interested is finding a Shared Living provider and home. Person will be receiving IO waiver funding effective 12/1/23 (switching from Level 1). Person has lived in their own apartment for a number of years, recently became homeless, is currently staying in the home of a provider, services will be switching to Ohio Shared Living as noted above. Person can drive, is ambulatory and able to take care of self-care tasks, but needs reminders. Person has some medical conditions that he takes care of mostly himself, but will need reminders/monitoring/ some assistance. He would benefit from assistance with making/keeping appointments, for monitoring/reminders for taking medications as ordered, and for completing health related activities; he is able to keep medications himself and does self-administer and able perform health related tasks needed. He does have a cell phone and will readily use it for communication with his SSA and staff. He has a payee that assists with bill paying and can manage his own spending and grocery money but benefits from gentle suggestions at times for stretching funds to last. He is able to come and go according to his own preferences.  
If you are interested in being considered for this opportunity, please contact Debbie Dunlap at ddunlap@waynedd.org RFP#289DD

11/21/2023
HPC Services

52 year old woman with history of Neurological and Seizure Disorder in need of HPC services.  She uses a wheelchair to ambulate and will need assistance with transferring to and from the tub as well as toilet.  She needs assistance with bathing, dressing, combing hair as well as brushing teeth. She experiences neurological tremors and has difficulty with her speech. She is a sweet and soft spoken lady who is kind of shy. There are no behavior or intense medical needs.  She lives with her husband who has ongoing back issues that has limited his ability to be able to assist with her.
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#287MG

11/20/2023
HPC Services

27 year old female resident of Orrville, Ohio looking for 7.5 hours of HPC services per week.  Individual lives in her family home with her father/guardian, step-mom, and sister.  Family is in need of HPC coverage from 630a - 8a Monday through Friday to assist her with getting ready for work.  She attends an ADS/VH program Monday through Friday.  She can perform most of her personal hygiene tasks independently except she requires assistance with washing her hair.  Individual also may need assistance entering or exiting the shower as she can be a bit shaky at times.  This young lady has a great personality and has an extremely amusing sense of humor.  She loves boys bands from the 90s (Backstreet Boys, and One Direction are some of her favorites)  She also loves country singer Morgan Wallen.  She learns more efficiently with music.  She can sometimes be moody and become upset but this usually only happens with members of her family.  Individual is on an IO waiver
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#286MG


11/15/2023
HPC Services

An individual is seeking HPC services for in his home for working on learning activities of daily living and in the community for social outings/activities.
This individual loves video games, karate, technology, and racing. Hours are likely to be afternoons from 4 PM to 7 PM a couple days of the week. Individual is able to verbally communicate and has no mobility needs. Please contact Alex Braun at abraun@waynedd.org RFP#281AB


11/03/2023
HPC Services

20 year old female is needing assistance with activities of daily life from a female HPC provider. Individual is paralyzed and spends most of her time in a hospital bed. She needs assistance getting in and out of bed when she wants to use her powered wheelchair. She would need a modified vehicle when and if she is driven around town. She would benefit from assistance with community errands, shopping, house cleaning, personal hygiene care, meal prep and general companionship. Individual has no behavior problems. She has nurses who assist her during the week with her medical needs.
Please contact Tim VanArsdale at  tvanarsdale@waynedd.org RFP#275TV.

10/31/2023
HPC Services

Individual is 37 years old and has strict dietary needs.  Would like HPC Services to assist him with learning new recipes to assist him with maintaining his health along with saving money.  Recipes would need to be both gluten and lactose free.  Individual is also interested in attending social events as well as attending Broadway Shows at Play House Theater or other theaters in the area.  Individual is independent in most life areas, he is very social and is looking for more opportunities to be a part of the community by attending events that align with his interests.
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#272MG
10/27/2023
HPC Services

A 21 year-old Dalton man is seeking an HPC provider.  He requires assistance with all ADLs including personal hygiene and using the toilet.  He uses a G-tube for nutrition.  The individual is looking for around the clock support on weekends (Friday 4PM - Monday 8AM).  He lives in an apartment about a 5 minute walk from his family home and has a full-time primary HPC provider during the week.  His parents are seeking coverage on weekends so he is able to live on at the apartment most weekends.  
Please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#249CY
10/27/2023
Shared Living/HPC

27 year old female resident of Wooster is currently looking for a new living arrangement.  Individual currently lives in a group home in Wooster but wants to explore other Shared Living or group home opportunities in Wooster.  Individual has an IO waiver and has been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, ADD, Moderate ID, Kleptomania, and major depressive disorder.  Individual attends an ADS/VH program Monday through Friday and likes to go to mom's home on the weekends.  Individual is fairly independent but does require 24/7 supervision. She is very social, involved in Special Olympics, loves to be outside, and is an animal lover.  She does have a history of verbal aggression and property damage but this usually only happens at mom's home.
Please contact Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.org RFP#271JR


10/19/2023
HPC Services

Looking for a part time person willing to assist a non-ambulatory person in his home, with some ADL's and medication passes.  The days and hours are: Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00pm to 6:30pm, to assist with Dinner and Bathing, every Sunday from 8:00am to 4:00pm.  This will total 13 hours per week.  The individual is very sweet and not aggressive.
Please contact Julie DeChiara at jdechiara@waynedd.org RFP#264JD

10/18/2023
Residential Respite

Mother of a twelve year old male is in need of in-home respite for her son for 2-3 hours at a time after school or on weekends, throughout the year. This individual uses a manual wheelchair for ambulation, has limited verbal skills, and is generally pleasant and happy. Needs include close supervision, personal care including assisting with transfers and changing attends, and providing assistance with activities in the home. Funding would be through Parent to Parent Family Support Services funding or possibly FCFC funding.
Please contact Joan Huba, SSA, for further information or to schedule an meeting with the family.  jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#263JH

10/11/2023
HPC Services

Family of a fourteen year old male, currently living with his parents, is in need of immediate residential placement or respite. Needs are reminders for ADLs, support in de-escalation of agitation and behaviors, ensuring that he takes his medications, and support in school work. Behaviors include verbal and physical aggression, stealing and fire setting. Funding through Wayne County FCFC Diversion and/or Ohio Rise/MSY.
lease contact SSA Joan Huba at jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#259JH

10/09/2023
Adult Day Support/Vocational Habilitation

A 21 year old young male who lives in Rittman is in need of an Adult Day Support program. He is diagnosed with Autism, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Visual Impairment, Duane's Syndrome. Individual is non-verbal, he is ambulatory, and physically healthy. He does not take any medication. He just graduated in the spring of 2023 and recently received a waiver. He likes to watch TV, listen to music, go for car rides, and go outside. He used to go swimming.
Please contact Tim Van Arsdale at tvanarsdale@waynedd.org RFP#257TV

10/05/2023
HPC Services

56 year old female with Profound Intellectual Disability.  She needs homemaker personal care in the evenings for an 2 hours Monday through Friday 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Services needed, will be assistance with self-care transferring in and out of the bathtub, washing, drying off, combing hair, brushing teeth and getting dressed for bed.  May need assistance with some light cleaning.
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at  mgebbie@waynedd.org  RFP#256MG

10/03/2023
ICF-Immediate Care Facility

A 39 year old female is seeking an ICF placement. She is currently receiving services at a Developmental Center and future planning for her discharge Her team is exploring all residential options.  This individual has strong family support, she is independent with many tasks, has a good sense of humor, fun to be around, bright and loves arts/crafts.  This individual is dual diagnosed and requires a provider with experience serving individuals with intensive mental health needs.  She thrives best on routine and structured settings where expectations are clear and consistent.  Historical behaviors include verbal or physical aggression, suicide ideation, and damaging property.  Various behavior strategies are in place through her service plan to help best support this individual.
If interested in learning more and interviewing with her guardian, please contact Sarah Carter at scarter@waynedd.org . RFP#254SC

10/03/2023
HPC Services

A 39 year old female is seeking a HPC Provider for placement into a congregate setting or possible staffing in an apartment.  She is currently receiving services at a Developmental Center and future planning for her discharge Her team is exploring all residential options.  Staffing ratio needs would be determined closer to discharge from the DC.   This individual has strong family support, she is independent with many tasks, has a good sense of humor, fun to be around, bright and loves arts/crafts.  This individual is dual diagnosed and requires a provider with experience serving individuals with intensive mental health needs.  She thrives best on routine and structured settings where expectations are clear and consistent.  Historical behaviors include verbal or physical aggression, suicide ideation, and damaging property.  Various behavior strategies are in place through her service plan to help best support this individual.  
If interested in learning more and interviewing with her guardian, please contact Sarah Carter at scarter@waynedd.org.  RFP#253SC

10/02/2023
Residential Respite

24 year old non-verbal male looking for a respite provider to provide some relief to his parents, with whom he lives with.  His mom is his legal guardian of person only and his payee.  Individual has a Level 1 Waiver and communicates through limited speech (knows some words), body language, facial expressions, etc.  He loves to be around people at attends an ADS program 5 days per week.  He knows no strangers and therefore requires close and constant visual supervision while out in the community.  Parents are looking for weekend respite (not every weekend), evenings, and maybe up to a week at a time.
Please contact Jill Robbins jrobbins@waynedd.orgRFP#252JR

09/27/2023
HPC Transportation

A 31 year old male who lives with his family in Dalton needs support with transportation and advocacy to fulfill regular medical appointments (Primary care about 2-4xs yearly, dental care 2-4xs  yearly, Eye care 1-2xs year, psychiatry/counseling services 6-12x year).  He is diagnosed with Down Syndrome, and functions in the mild to moderate intellectual range.  While he is verbal, he may need support to express himself, and fully understand information.  Due to guardian's work schedule his team is seeking a provider who can work with guardian and other caregivers to fulfill this need.  The appointments can be scheduled around provider' availability.  He does not require a modified vehicle.   Additional HPC hours maybe available to support chosen provider with additional time to get to know him, so that a trusting relationship can be developed for the medical support services.
Please contact Jill Woods at
jwoods@waynedd.org  RFP#247

09/21/2023
Payee Services

Female client in Wooster area seeking payee services.  She receives SSI and RSDI.  Payee would need to meet with her 1x weekly to do budget support, and work with her HPC provider as needed to support her needs.  Individual lives in the community, is her own legal guardian, and wants/likes to be fully involved in all her life decisions.  
If you are interested please each out to Jill Woods at  jwoods@waynedd.org  RFP#240JW

09/20/2023
HPC Services

46 year old male, living with his father in Wooster, is in need of occasional HPC/transportation, to assist him in planning meals, going to the grocery store, and shopping for groceries. This man is ambulatory, verbal, and able to manage his money. Current need is for 1-2 times a month. HPC needs may increase in the future based on his wants and needs. Funding is through a Level 1 Waiver.
Please contact Joan Huba, SSA, to schedule an interview at jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#237JH

09/18/2023
Residential Respite

29 year old female resident of Wooster is looking for a female respite provider in Wayne County.  Individual has been diagnosed with Down's Syndrome and Asthma.  Individual lives at home with parents and minimal HPC supports. Parents are in need of a break and would like to take vacations every once in a while (could be a weekend or a week at a time).  She is very sweet, will color for hours at a time, loves to socialize with her friends, and will eat pretty much anything you put in front of her.  She has limited communication but is able to say some words and uses gestures.  Once you get to know her, she will be easier to understand.  She is very kind and caring, but can often become emotional.  No behaviors other than big emotions.  If placement works well, team could talk about Shared Living.
Please contact Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.org RFP#234JR

09/18/2023
HPC Services

38 year old female resident of Wooster, Ohio (Triway Local Schools area) searching for an HPC provider to provide up to 5 hours per week.  Individual is diagnosed with Down's Syndrome and Moderate ID.  She attends an ADS program Monday through Friday and has a Level 1 waiver .  She would like someone to take her out into the community for activities, social events, to a park. on a short walk, or stay home with her and assist with some cleaning tasks or play games.  Individual lives at home with her mom and sister and mom is her legal guardian of person only.  HPC transportation will be authorized.
Please contact Jill Robbins at jrobbins@waynedd.orgRFP@233JR

09/15/2023
HPC Services

HPC needed for a 56 year old female with Profound Intellectual Disability.  She needs homemaker personal care in the mornings for an hour 7am to 8am Monday through Friday. Services needed, will be assistance with getting transferring in and out of the bathtub, washing, drying off, combing hair, brushing teeth and getting dressed.  May need assistance with preparing breakfast and cutting up food.
Please contact Melanie Gebbie at mgebbie@waynedd.org RFP#229MG

08/04/2023
HPC Services

HPC provider needed for HPC and transportation for a 40 year old male from his home to activities in the community. This would include shopping, eating out, and meeting his girlfriend in the Canton area. This gentleman lives in the Marshallville area. HPC could be 2-3 times a month on evenings and weekends as needed. A modified vehicle is needed due to his use of a wheelchair in the community.
Please contact Joan Huba, SSA at jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#207JH

08/04/2023
HPC Services/Modified Vehicle

48 year old lady who lives in her own apartment in Wooster is looking for transportation to/from medical appointments and for other outings/activities she may want to attend in Wooster and  sometimes out of Wooster.  She is willing to work with the transportation provider to schedule appointments when they are convenient for transportation provider. She will need a wheelchair accessible vehicle for transportation that can accommodate a POWER WHEELCHAIR.   Her diagnosis includes cerebral palsy, but she is very capable of communicating her wants and needs in a manner that is easy to understand, and can make decisions on her own.
Please contact Jill Woods at jwoods@waynedd.org RFP#206JW

07/28/2023
HPC Services

A 14 year-old male is seeking HPC services in the home and Respite services at a provider's home or facility.  Services will be funded through alternative sources at waiver rates.  This young man with moderate ID and expressive communication deficits, needs support in the home with getting off to school in the morning (2-3 mornings per week, and/or accessing social/recreational opportunities in the community in the evenings (2 evenings per week).  Respite weekends @1x per month would be very beneficial to the family.  
Please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org RFP#201CY

06/26/2023
Shared Living

A 21 year-old male in Rittman receives Shared Living services.  His current Shared Living provider is seeking back-up for planned time off as well as for unexpected emergencies.  Services can be provided in the Rittman Shared-Living home, or the individual may be willing to spend time at another Shared Living or Residential Respite location.  The individual has cognitive deficits.  He needs intensive monitoring in the community, but is largely independent in the home setting.  If you are a Shared Living or Residential Respite provider with an interest in this assignment, please contact Chris Yurick at cyurick@waynedd.org.   RFP#183CY

05/26/2023
HPC Services

A 19 year-old individual with a SELF Waiver is seeking HPC services 4 days per week, 2 hours per day from 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm after his summer work experience finishes each day, for 5 weeks in the month of June and the first week of July.  This individual has autism, is pleasant and friendly, but needs a fair amount of engagement and monitoring.  Services may be home or community-based per individual choice and preference.  Parents would like to see individual engage in activities that are enriching and not just passive entertainment. Establishing a good rapport during this period may potentially lead to a long-term HPC assignment, perhaps 1-2x per week.
Please contact Chris Yurick cyurick@waynedd.org. RFP#169CY

05/18/2023
HPC Services

A 62 year old male is seeking Participant Directed HPC services through his SELF waiver.  Services would primarily be completed in his home and occasional "on behalf of" needs in the community.  Individual lives independently in the community in an apartment in Wooster with his wife.  He primarily gets around his environments with an electric wheelchair that he maneuvers independently.  Primary focus for PD HPC would  include assistance with cleaning/deep cleaning his apartment, cooking, and laundry.  Service hours are flexible/TBD, but likely will all being during day time hours.  Please contact Sarah Carter at scarter@waynedd.org  RFP#161SC

05/05/2023
Residential Respite

Family of 19 year old, with diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder and Diabetes, is seeking a respite provider for occasional in-home respite. This young man needs support to ensure his safety, participate in activities and monitor his health conditions. Funding will be through Parent to Parent. Please contact Joan Huba jhuba@waynedd.org RFP#151JH











If you are interested in taking any trips listed below, please contact our department via email or call 330-264-6902.

See below for non-medical transportation (NMT) opportunities:

  • 1/21: Individual in Wooster in need of NMT provider for trips to employment in Wooster and back home, Fridays and Sunday late evenings. Interested providers please respond by 1/28. REF#229CECG
  • 1/3: Individual in Wooster in need of NMT for trips to employment in Smithville, 3 days per week including every other weekend – typically 12 to 8pm. Interested providers please respond by January 10th. REF#228CEAG
  • 1/2: Individual in Orrville in need of NMT provider for trips to day services in Canton up to 5 days per week. Interested providers please express respond by January 9th.
  • 12/20: Individual in Wooster in need of NMT provider for trips to day services in Wooster up to five days per week. Interested providers please respond by Jan 10. REF#225DSCG
  • 12/20: Individual in Wooster in need of NMT provider for trips to day services in downtown Wooster up to 5 days per week. Individual needs assistance entering and exiting the vehicle. Interested providers please respond by Jan 10. REF#226DSCG
  • 12/20: Individual in Wooster in need to wheelchair capable NMT provider for trips to day services in downtown Wooster up to 5 days per week. Interested providers please respond by Jan 10. REF#227DSCG
  • 12/9: Individual in Orrville in need of NMT provider for trips to employment in Orrville. Current schedule is Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday from 4pm to 7 or 8pm. Interested providers please respond by 12/16. REF#224CEKH
  • 11/21: Individual in Orrville in need of NMT provider for trips to day services in Wadsworth five days per week. Interested providers please respond by 11/15. REF#217DSDD