Community Options, Inc.
  • Montrose, CO, USA
  • 1500-5000 per month
  • Contract

WHAT IS A HOST HOME?

A Family or individual who opens their homes and hearts to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities (IDD) by providing them with services and support while owning their own home-based business. Becoming a host home provider and bringing an IDD individual to your family will likely be one of the most rewarding experiences you will ever have.

WHAT SERVICES DOES A HOST HOME PROVIDE?

Services will depend on needs and level of support of the individual, but these are some of services a host home may provide:

  • Supervision
  • Personal Care
  • Community involvement through engaging activities
  • Learning how to cook
  • Managing money
  • Coping skills
  • Transportation to and from day programs & medical appointments

WHAT ARE THE RATES?

$1,500 - $5,000/month depending on the needs and level of support of the individual (Host homes are independent contractors).

  • Levels of care range from 1- low needs to 6 - high needs.
  • Host home families can serve one to 3 people in their homes.
  • Host home providers also receive a transportation allowance.
  • Payments continue when clients are not in service (hospital stays, visits to family, etc.)

WHO WILL HELP SUPPORT HOST HOME PROVIDERS?

  • The host home manager will walk alongside you during transition and will be there when you have questions.
  • Community Options, Inc. provides 24 hour on-call for all host homes.
  • We will serve as an advocate for the person(s) you serve and work with you to meet their needs.

WHAT ABOUT ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES?

Community Options, Inc. provides:

  • Comprehensive training such as First Aid/CPR & Medication certification, etc.
  • Monitoring for compliance & various reporting
  • Medicaid billing based on monthly invoices
  • Pharmacy liaison and certain nursing services

REQUIREMENTS TO BE A HOST HOME PROVIDER?

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to pass all background & motor vehicle checks.
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • have a separate bedroom in their home and can pass HUD standards

If you are interested in learning more about becoming an host home provider, please submit a resume or contact Marilyn at 970-856-7600


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