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Elderly and Disabled Waiver

The Alabama Department of Senior Services (ADSS) is an operating agency appointed by the Alabama Medicaid Agency to manage the Elderly and Disabled Waiver. This Waiver Program is designed to offer quality in-home care as an alternative to nursing home care.

Elderly and Disabled Waiver Services

  • Case Management
  • Personal Care
  • Homemaker
  • Companion
  • Skilled and Unskilled Respite
  • Adult Day Health
  • Home Delivered Meals


Individuals who qualify as Alabama Medicaid recipients and meet the medical requirements of the Alabama Medicaid Agency for nursing home placement may be evaluated for admission or referral.

Provision of Services

Direct service providers contract with the Alabama Department of Senior Services for the Waiver Program. Elderly and Disabled Waiver participants have freedom of choice in their selection of direct service providers.

If you are interested in pursuing the opportunity to become a direct service provider, visit the Alabama Medicaid Agency or contact the Alabama Department of Senior Services at 334-242-5743 for additional contracting information.

For additional information, visit Alabama Medicaid Agency's Resources and Forms or visit the Alabama Department of Senior Services website.  You may also contact ADSS by telephone at  334-242-5743 or 1-877-425-2243.