If you are interested in becoming a host home provider feel free to visit our careers section of our website and complete the HHP Independent Contractor Application. You can also contact us to schedule an appointment or stop by our office at your earliest convenience.
Developmental special needs manifest before the person reaches twenty-two (22) years of age, which constitutes substantial special needs to the affected individual and is attributed to mental retardation or related conditions which include cerebral palsy, epilepsy, autism, or neurological conditions when such conditions result in impairment general intellectual functioning or adaptive behavior similar to that of a person with mental retardation. Unless otherwise specifically stated, the federal definition of “developmental special needs” found in 42 U.S.C 6000, et seq., shall not apply.
RCS has served the special needs population since 2008. The owner and Executive Director, Michelle Lee, has over 20 years of experience serving the special needs population in various capacities.
RCS provides quality services in the Denver, Arapahoe, Adams, Lakewood, Weld, and Jefferson County areas and is quickly expanding through contracted Host Home Providers and Foster Care Agencies.
Host Home Provider FAQs
A host home provider is an individual or individual’s family who provides residential support and services in his/her home to persons with special needs in a family setting.
We require that you obtain the First Aid/CPR and the Medication Administration certification prior to finalizing the application process with RCS, however, if you do not possess those standard certifications, we can definitely provide the information on how and where you can get those completed. RCS will provide all state standard training as well as any extensive training needed to provide services and support for any potential resident.
Each client has a unique health condition that can range from mild, moderate, or severe. Providers can serve adults 21 years and up in the DD system, however, an individual with special needs between the ages of 18 and 20 is capable of obtaining residential support and services in the adult program depending upon certain circumstances.
Yes, RCS serves the elderly, blind, and special needs population in addition to young adults and middle-aged residents.
Compensation for providing services is dispersed once a month at the RCS office.
After-Hours Assistance FAQs
RCS after-hours assistance will be available from 5 pm to 8 am Monday through Friday along with 24hr support on weekends and holidays.
If a staff member is unavailable to take your call right away, you will be contacted within the next 24 hours.