Flexible Family Funding (FFF)

Flexible Family Funding is provided to eligible families of individuals with developmental disabilities to help pay for any legal good or activity that the family chooses such as respite, assistive technology, home modification, individual and household needs or recreational activities.  These income-based funds, determined by a sliding scale, are used at the discretion of the family.

To be eligible for Flexible Family Funding (FFF), a recipient must be either

  • A person with a developmental disability who lives with his/her family (i.e., unpaid biological, adaptive and/or step-parents, adult sibling grandparents, aunts/uncles, nieces/nephews and legal guardians); OR
  • A family member who lives with and supports a person with a developmental disability.

Exclusions - The following individuals are not eligible for FFF:

  • Individuals receiving home and community-based services.
  • Applicants whose income exceeds the upper limit of the sliding scale.
  • Individuals living independently, or with their spouse.

Contact your local developmental disabilities Designated Agency if you are interested in or want to apply for Flexible Family Funding.

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