Welcome to Family Support Services! Below you will find two main areas of application for our services.  If you are new to Rainbows you will need to visit the area for New Families.  If you are a family returning to services or currently receiving services visit our Annual Renewal area.  Each section has information on Camp Woodchuck. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our office at 684-7060.  We look forward to working with you and your family! 

Jennifer Stanyer                                                             Lark Walker
Family Support Services Coordinator                    Family Support Services Supervisor

 

 

NEW FAMILIES

In- Home Care Services

Rainbows United offers Supportive Home Care services through the Family Support Services department. These services are provided in the client’s home outside of school hours, during evenings or on weekends. Trained staff is able to assist clients with daily routines like bathing, meals, or meeting a child at the bus.  To apply for in-home services you will need to complete the following steps:

  1. Contact the Sedgwick County Developmental Disability Organization (SCDDO), if you have not previously, to be determined eligibility for services.  They can be reached at: (316) 660-7630. 
  2. Please print and complete forms in the Initial Application.

Additional Information needed for In-Home services:

  • Provide proof of income
  • Plan of Care or Family Support Funding Documentation (this may be obtained from targeted case manager)
  • Person Centered Support Plan (may be obtained from targeted case manager.  If you do not have a Case Manager you may discuss this with Family Support Services staff.)
  • Behavior Plans or IEPs (may be obtained from schools, psychiatric facilities, or specialists.)

 

Center -Based Care Application Process

Center-based care is offered to families after school with our PM Latchkey program, through All Day Latchkeys when school is not in session and on weekends at our Weekend Centers. While in our center-based care, clients are engaged in crafts and activities with peers and staff in a fun and safe recreational setting.  Families interested in receiving Center-Based Care need to complete the following:

  1. Contact the Sedgwick County Developmental Disability Organization (SCDDO), if you have not previously, to be determined eligibility for services.  They can be reached at: (316) 660-7630.
  2. Print and complete forms in the Initial Application.
  3. Print and complete forms in the Center-Based Application.

Additional Information needed for Center-Based services

  • Provide proof of income
  • Plan of Care or Family Support Funding Documentation (may be obtained from targeted case manager)
  • Person Centered Support Plan (this may be obtained from targeted case manager.  If you do not have a Case Manager you may discuss this with Family Support Services staff.)
  • Behavior Plans or IEPs (may be obtained from schools, psychiatric facilities, or specialists.)

 

Camp Woodchuck Application Process

(Camp Woodchuck is from May 29, 2014-August 1, 2014)

Camp Woodchuck is a 10-week recreational camp for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who are 6-21 years of age. Campers will participate in fun activities, go on field trips, be part of Talent and Fashion Shows, and have visits from special guests. Campers also have the opportunity to be part of the Voices of the Rainbow choir that performs at area businesses in the community.  Deadline for applications is April 28th, 2014. After this date, completed applications will be accepted, however late applications may receive a start date after June 2nd and hours scheduled will be dependent upon staffing. All applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis.  Families interested in having their child attend Camp Woodchuck need to complete the following: 

  1. Contact the Sedgwick County Developmental Disability Organization (SCDDO), if you have not previously, to be determined eligibility for services.  They can be reached at: (316) 660-7630. 
  2. Print and complete forms in the Initial Application.
  3. Print and complete forms in the Center-Based Application.

Additional items needed for Camp Woodchuck enrollment:

  • Completed Camp Woodchuck Request for Hours form.
  • Pay camp Enrollment Fee of $50

 

FAMILIES CURRENTLY RECEIVING SERVICES THROUGH RAINBOWS

In- Home Care Annual Application Renewal Process

Families who would like to receive In-Home Care only will need to complete the following annually:

  1. Print and complete forms in the Annual Application.

Additional information needed for In Home Annual Renewal:

  • Provide updated proof of income
  • Most recent Plan of Care or Family Support Funding Documentation (may be obtained from targeted case manager).
  • Most recent Person Centered Support Plan (this may be obtained from targeted case manager.  If you do not have a Case Manager you may discuss this with Family Support Services staff.)
  • Most recent Behavior Plans or IEPs (may be obtained from schools, psychiatric facilities, or specialists.)

Annual Center- Based Care Application Process

If families would like to receive any Center-Based Care, they will need to provide the following information annually:

  1. Print and complete forms in the Annual Application.
  2. Print and complete forms in the Center-Based Application.

Additional items needed for Center-Based care:

  • Provide proof of income
  • Plan of Care or Family Support Funding Documentation (may be obtained from targeted case manager)
  • Person Centered Support Plan (may be obtained from targeted case manager.  If your child doesn’t have a case manager, discuss with scheduler)
  • Behavior Plans or IEPs (may be obtained from schools, psychiatric facilities, or specialists.)

 

       ​Camp Woodchuck Application Process

(Camp Woodchuck is from May 29, 2014-August 1, 2014)

Camp Woodchuck is a 10-week recreational camp for individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities who are 6-21 years of age. Campers will participate in fun activities, go on field trips, be part of Talent and Fashion Shows, and have visits from special guests. Campers also have the opportunity to be part of the Voices of the Rainbow choir that performs at area businesses in the community.  Deadline for applications is April 28th, 2014. After this date, completed applications will be accepted, however late applications may receive a start date after June 2nd and hours scheduled will be dependent upon staffing. All applications are on a first come first serve basis.  Families interested in having their child attend Camp Woodchuck need to complete the following:

  1. Print and complete forms in the Annual Application.
  2. Print and complete forms in the Center-Based Application.

Additional items needed for Camp Woodchuck enrollment:

  • Completed Camp Woodchuck Request for Hours form.
  • Pay camp Enrollment Fee of $50

                                                                                                                             

Please contact the FSS department at (316) 684-7060 for additional information.

We look forward to serving you!  


R Next Steps

  • To register for Rainbows' Family Support Services, contact the Family Support Coordinator at (316) 684- 7060 ext. 105.
  • Download an enrollment packet from the options to the right.

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Terms to be familiar with

  • CDDO Community Developmental Disability Organization

  • HCBS Home and Community Based Services Waiver

  • SHC Supportive Home Care

  • POC Plan of Care

  • Scheduler The Person who schedules care

  • TCM Targeted Case Management

  • I/DD Intellectual/Developmental Disability
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Wish List
  • Art Supplies
  • Pre-packaged snacks
  • Mulch
  • Leap Frog toys
  • Sound and sensory toys
  • Gently used couches and recliners
  • Therapy Dogs
  • Plastic Cups
  • Napkins
  • Table Clothes
  • Graduation Robes
  • Craft Sticks
  • Food coloring
  • 20 Walkie Talkies with batteries
  • Gently Used Couches and Recliners
  • Wooden Piece Puzzles
  • Board books for very young children
  • Gift Cards: Walmart & Quik Trip
  • iTunes gift cards $10 to $25
  • Bicycle
  • Pre-packaged snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Light up toys
  • Paper Plates (cake and dinner)
  • Plastic Silverware
  • Sprinkles (all colors)
  • Remote control cars
  • Mp3 player (2)
  • Mp3 player (2)
  • Recently released teen movies (G-PG rated)
  • Frisbees
  • Soccer balls
  • Basketballs
  • Sand toys
  • Teen music CD’s
  • Gem stones
  • Glue (bottle and stick)
  • Clay planting pots
  • Potting soil
  • Thomas the Train Engine (Books, movies, and games)
  • Disney Scene It
  • Balloons
  • Prizes (candy, little toys, etc.)
  • recliner - gently used
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