Your Choices. Our Support.
PICS (Partners in Community Supports) is a Financial Management Service (FMS) that offers financial and technical support for individuals and families who choose to design their own support structures and remain in their own homes and communities. Our customer-service approach has supported individuals and families in the financial aspects of self-directed care and facilitated Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) since 1999.
We will be with you every step along the way as you start your journey. For more information about our services or to set up a meeting with a PICS Enrollment Team Member, please complete our Enrollment Request Form. Our Enrollment Team will contact you following form submission.
Community First Services and Supports (CFSS) is a self-directed service through the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) that will replace PCA and CSG services.
Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) is a self-directed service that helps individuals with disabilities and older adults design their own support structures and remain in their own homes and communities.
Consumer Support Grant (CSG) is a state-funded alternative to Medicaid home care services that can be used to purchase a variety of goods, supports and services.
Individualized Home Supports without training (formerly Personal Supports & Respite) is a non-habilitative service that offers supervision and assistance to a person with a developmental disability in their home and community.
If you do not have a state-based waiver, you can still use PICS' expertise in Financial Management Services through our private pay option.
Self-directed and traditional services share some similarities, but key differences may make one a better choice for you and your family. This page will help you compare your options.