Many people with disabilities live in a facility at some point. Whether to live in a facility and for how long depends on a person's needs and wants. Though living in a facility may be the best choice for someone at a particular time, there are many options to get needed care and services — including in a person's own home.
Deciding where to live can be challenging. For many people, the decision can be overwhelming. That's where you come in. Though the final decision is up to the person, it's a decision they don't have to make alone.
Check this helpful chart (PDF) for an introduction to various programs and services that can help people with disabilities transition between housing settings. In addition, Housing Benefits 101 offers a step-by-step guide that walks a person through moving out of a facility, group home or foster care.