The L1 waiver helps choose your own services using participant-direction. Participant-direction allows you to remain in your own home and community—and get the support you need.
With L1, you get to choose different services to include in your plan. Many of these services rely on natural supports (people such as friends, family, or co-workers who can help out without getting paid). But you can also get paid support providers as well. This waiver can be a good choice if you only need a small amount of support. (If you need more support, look into the Individual Options waiver.)
The L1 waiver help you choose the services that fit best with your needs and life. It also helps you find people you trust to provide your support—even friends and family.
At GT Independence, we believe you should be able to live life on your own terms. As a family-owned and disability-led financial management service (FMS), we’ve sat on your side of the table. And our goal is to make it easy and convenient for you to control who delivers your support and how that support is delivered.
As your advocates for participant-direction, we’re here to help you live the life you choose. We do this by:
Have questions about managing your own services with L1? Contact our Ohio support specialists to learn how to get started.