In June 2015 and 2016, the DBHDS provided funding to increase access to independent housing options for individuals with a developmental disability that meet the criteria for the Settlement Agreement population as defined in the Settlement Agreement between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the U.S. Department of Justice.
Flexible Funding requests should be approved when a good or service is a documented "need" in order for an individual to obtain and maintain independent housing.
Please click here for a summary of how the resource may be used and information related to how to obtain an application.
Please click here for a copy of flexible funding guidelines.
Please click here for examples of justifiable requests and requests that will not be approved.
Please Note: The application form varies by CSB and a Support Coordinator/Case Manager must submit the application on behalf of an eligible individual.
Eligible individuals may not use flexible funds to transition to or to sustain tenancy at a non-independent setting, a licensed setting or reside with a parent, grandparent or legal guardian.