Funding & Referrals

Individual and Family Support services are referred and funded by various agencies:

  • Behavioral supports and direct supports are referred by the Behavioral Services Program of the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) and the Department of Children and Families Voluntary Services Program.
  • Behavioral supports, life skills supports, and job coach support for adults and for children with ASD are referred by the DSS Autism Division (individuals need to be accepted by the Division prior to requesting services).
  • Private pay services from families are also available upon request.

How much funding is available?

The funds for this programs come from different accounts of DDS, DSS or DCF. Therefore, amounts of funding vary with the needs of different families. There are also budget limitations set by the funding agencies. In order to receive this funding, your support staff must be hired by and paid through Benhaven’s Individual and Family Support Program.


187 Half Mile Road
North Haven, CT 06473

Administrative Offices

tel (203) 239.6425
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