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Since 1998 MRCI CDS has worked with familes throughout Minnesota to provide services including Financial Management Service, PCA Choice, and 245D Licensed Programs to individuals and Familes who choose to self-direct their own services.  MRCI Client Directed Services offers the highest quality services backed by industry leading customer service. For more information on the large variety of programs we offer, choose a program below.

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Why choose MRCI CDS?

  • We offer support for 10 different programs under 5 different waivers. 

  • We have staff able to speak Somali, Spanish, Arabic, and English available to serve you. 

  • We offer the highest quality services backed by industry leading customer service

  • We have convenient online tools designed to help you save time and money

  • We are part of your care team. In partnership with your case manager and support planner, we will take care of the technical details involved with self directing the care of your loved ones

Our Programs

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Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS)

Participant-directed service under the Home and Community Based Waiver program that allows individuals an opportunity to live independently.

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Consumer Support Grant (CSG)

The Consumer Support Grant program is a state-funded alternative to Medicaid home care services of home health aide. 

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Host Home

Service for individuals living in a foster care setting. MRCI CDS hosts the foster care with their 245D license.

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Private Pay

Families and individuals can now pay for staffing without the worry and hassle of handling payroll taxes and other IRS obligations of having staff. MRCI will accurately comply with all of the IRS guidelines for reporting wages and paying taxes.

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Veteran-Directed Care (VDC)

The VDC Program gives the Veterans of all ages who are eligible for nursing home care, the opportunity to remain in their home and community with assistance from family and friends.

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PCA Choice

Participants can receive help with routine activities that people tend to do every day such as eating, bathing, dressing, mobility, as well as other health-related tasks, behaviors, and more.

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Individualized Home Supports

Individualized Home Supports, formerly Personal Supports, is a traditional service option available to people on the developmental disabilities waiver that provides licensed staffing support.

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Respite is a short-term care services provided due to the absence or need for relief of the family member(s) or primary caregiver normally providing the care.

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Night Supervision

Provides overnight supervision and assistance to a client by an awake staff. 

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Services that help a person manage general cleaning and household activities. Including cleaning, home management, and assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs).

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“I was really nervous about doing CDCS because it seemed like a huge undertaking… Working with MRCI from the beginning, everything has been great and so smooth... I’ve never had to wait more than 24 hours for a response from somebody at MRCI CDS. Every time I call or email you’ve been super helpful"

Rachel V. - MRCI CDS Family Member

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