Hazard Pay for Consumer-Directed Attendants

“Gov. Ralph Northam recently announced that aides and attendants who provided personal care services to Medicaid members from March 12, 2020 through June 30, 2020, qualify for a one-time hazard payment of $1,500.”

Individuals must meet qualifications. Payments should occur after January 1, 2021.

More information to come and will be posted at https://www.dmas.virginia.gov/#/covid

Email hazardpay@dmas.virginia.gov if you have questions.

Hazard Pay for Attendants

Free Fall Learning Series

VAIL is pleased to be able to bring you free online learning opportunities!

Each seminar will be from noon to 1 PM on Zoom.  Registration is required.

November 2020

November 5th
Money Skills—Alana Stevenson, VAIL
Register here.

November 10th
The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) – Gayl Brunk, VAIL
Register here.

November 12th
Nutrition & Healthy Cooking—Ana Hunter-Nickels, VAIL
Register here.

November 17th
Medicaid Benefits—Carolyn Harlow, Harrisonburg Rockingham Dept. of Social Services
Register here.

November 19th
Self-Care—Alana Stevenson, VAIL
Register here.

November 24th
Personal Assistance Services Through DARS—Carolyn Turner, Dept. for Aging & Rehabilitative Services
Register here.

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Free Fall Learning Series

VAIL is pleased to be able to bring you free online learning opportunities!

Each seminar will be from noon to 1 PM on Zoom.  Registration is required.

October 2020

October 1st
SNAP, TANF, & Energy Benefits—Carolyn Harlow, Harrisonburg Rockingham Department of Social Services
Register here.

October 6th
Resume Writing & Interview Tips—Diane Haldane, VAIL
Register here.

October 8th
Budgeting—Alana Stevenson, VAIL
Register here.

October 13th
Virginia Housing Rental Unit Accessibility Modification Program—Gayl Brunk, VAIL
Register here.

October 15th
Division of Rehabilitative Services & How To Access—Jessica DeCarlo, Department of Aging & Rehabilitative Services
Register here.

October 20th
Understanding A Paycheck & Paying Bills—Chelsea Skelton, VAIL
Register here.

October 22nd
Self-Advocacy—Alana Stevenson, VAIL
Register here.

October 27th
Online Grocery Shopping & Grocery / Meal Delivery—Ana Hunter-Nickels, VAIL
Register here.

October 29th
Social Security Disability Benefits & WISA Services—Diane Haldane, VAIL
Register here.

If any accommodations are needed, please contact email andrea@govail.org. Requests should be made as soon as possible but at least 10 days prior to the scheduled meeting.

Click to access online-seminars-2020.10-1.pdf

Free Fall Learning Series

VAIL is pleased to be able to bring you free online learning opportunities!

Each seminar will be from noon to 1 PM on Zoom.  Registration is required.

September 2020

September 8th 
Guided Meditation / Breathing Exercises—Ana Hunter-Nickels, VAIL
Register here.

September 10th
Self-Care—Alana Stevenson, VAIL
Register here.

September 15th 
CCC+ Waiver Screenings & Childcare Benefits—Tabitha Dean, Harrisonburg Rockingham Department of Social Services
Register here.

September 17th
Mental Health Services & the CSB—Lonny Wenger, Harrisonburg Rockingham Community Services Board
Register here.

September 22nd 
Dept. for the Blind & Vision Impaired Services—Bret Hart, DBVI
Register here.

September 24th        Disability Identity—Alana Stevenson, VAIL  Register here.

September 29th
Medicaid Waivers—Ashley Shoemaker, Harrisonburg Rockingham Community Services Board & Andrea King, VAIL
Register here.

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Another Opportunity: Getting the Care You Need at Home

Explore the available options for receiving care in your home, including topics such as:
 Exploring your resources
 Private funded vs. Medicare & Medicaid funded services
 How to apply for Medicaid
 Requesting a long-term care screening

Monday, Sept. 14th at 6:30 PM
OR
Monday, Sept. 15th at Noon

To register and receive the on-line login information, email paula@govail.org today!

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