Children and Youth Services

Children’s Extensive Support Services (HCBS-CES)

The Children’s Extensive Support (CES) Program is a Medicaid waiver designed to serve children with an intellectual or developmental disability, who have intensive behavioral and/or medical needs There is no wait list for this program, however the child must reside in the family’s home and require direct supervision and physical intervention to keep them and/or others safe at minimum every 2 hours during the day, and every 3 hours overnight, or approximately  20 out of 24 hours each day. Requires that the child meet disability and financial criteria initially, and annually for Long Term Care (LTC) Medicaid eligibility. For more information about this Waiver program, please click here to visit the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing website:  

Children’s Home and Community-Based Services (C-HCBS)

The Children’s Home and Community based services waiver is Program designed to provide Medicaid benefits to children with disabilities or medical conditions who are at risk of hospitalization or nursing facility placement, and who would otherwise not be eligible for Medicaid due to parental income. There is no wait list for this program, however, the child must meet disability and financial criteria initially, and annually for Long Term Care (LTC) Medicaid eligibility. For more information about this Waiver program, please click here to visit the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing website.

Early Intervention

Early Intervention services offers therapy and educational supports to children birth to three with developmental delays or disabilities. These services are designed to enhance the capacity of families to support their child’s well being, development, learning and full participation in their communities. Services are coordinated by a Service Coordinator to address desired functional outcomes and are provided in families’ everyday routines and activities.

North Metro Community Services is also a Program Approved Service Agency (PASA), and offers a wide array of direct services to children and adults.

Support Services

Provides an array of services for children and adults enrolled in the HCBS-SLS, CES, and State SLS programs.  This includes services for children who live with their families, and adults who live at home with their families or on their own.