DBHDS has hired Integrated Community Options Specialists (also referred to as “Regional Housing Specialists”) in each of DBHDS's five Developmental Services Regions.
The Integrated Community Options Specialists are responsible for developing local, regional and statewide relationships and identifying potential resources necessary to increase the availability of and access to affordable and accessible housing for individuals with a developmental disability who are Medicaid Waiver recipients or those who are eligible for a Medicaid Waiver and possibly on the waiver waiting lists (“target population”).
The Integrated Community Options Specialists are also charged with furthering the department’s efforts to implement best practices in integrated, independent supportive housing for the target population as part of complying with the U.S. Department of Justice Settlement Agreement with the Commonwealth of Virginia, implementing “Virginia’s Plan to Increase Access to Independent Living Options” and to help all Virginians realize a life of possibilities.
Housing Team Contact Information
|Janna Wiener||Housing Services Manager||804-371-0359|
|Marie Fraticelli||Integrated Community Options Specialist||1||434-953-7146|
|Jeannie Cummins Eisenhour||Senior Integrated Community Options Specialist||2||804-836-4308|
|Anna Bowman||Integrated Community Options Specialist||3||804-839-0476|
|Sheree Hilliard||Integrated Community Options Specialist||4||804-371-2154 or 804-629-1675|
|Kimberly Rodgers||Integrated Community Options Specialist||5||804-629-1674|
Please click here to view the DBHDS Developmental Services Region Map.