The Individual and Family Support Program (IFSP) is designed to assist individuals on the DD Waiver Wait List and their families to access short-term, person/family centered resources, supports and services. These services and items funded through the IFSP are intended to support the continued residence of an individual in their own or family home in the community.

IFSP Funding Application submission opens October 10, 2018.

Please remember: All application information will be posted on the IFSP website at http://dbhds.virginia.gov/developmental-services/ifsp.


FY 2019 IFSP Funding Timeline

  • DBHDS will release information about the FY 2019 IFSP Funding on the DBHDS website on August 13, 2018. If you would to receive email updates when new information is released, please sign up for email alerts at https://tinyurl.com/IFSPlistserv.
  • September 10, 2018 is the first day to save an application draft. You will be able to review the application, fill in your information, and save a draft copy. If you need to make changes, you will be able to correct or edit your information. You will not be able to submit your application before the submission date.
  • On October 10, 2018 at 9:00 am, applicants will be able to submit a completed application. You will not be able to submit your application before the submission date. Remember, the IFSP Funding Program provides assistance on a first-come- first-served basis. Early applications are encouraged.

November 8, 2018 is the last day to submit a FY 2019 IFSP Funding Application

What is covered/not covered under this program:    Click here