Statewide Family Support Services Committee (FSS)

Statewide Family Support Services Committee (FSS)
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Overview

The Statewide Family Support Services (FSS) Committee is made up of one representative from each of the nineteen local Family Support Services (FSS) Advisory Councils across the state.  The local councils are made up of individuals with developmental disabilities and their family members. They plan, coordinate and monitor the delivery of Family Support Services across the state. The Family Support Services (FSS) Program helps families who are caring at home for a relative with a developmental disability by providing aid to the caregiver, enhancing family stability and preserving family unity. 

Membership

Meetings

Local Advisory Councils

Nineteen local Family Support Services Advisory Councils made up of people with developmental disabilities and their family members help plan, coordinate and monitor the delivery of Family Support Services across the state.

The Statewide Family Support Services Committee is made up of one representative from each of the nineteen local Family Support Services Advisory Councils and advises OPWDD regarding families’ support needs and the design, implementation and monitoring of Family Support Services.

If you would like to learn more about the local Family Support Services Advisory Councils or the Statewide Family Support Services Committee, or if you would like to get involved, contact your Regional Office.