CLTC, Community Choices Home and Community Based Waiver Program, Columbia

General Information
Description of Program***** There is a waiting list for this waiver.***** This Medicaid waiver is a Community Long Term Care (CLTC) program run by the SC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). It can help older adults and persons with disabilities who have Medicaid stay at home instead of going to a nursing home. Services are provided by public and private agencies. Some of the services are case management, help with personal care, household help, home delivered meals, and respite care. CLTC also helps to provide incontinence supplies and limited durable medical equipment such as handheld shower, raised toilet seat, shower chair, etc. Click on the link for each of the Affiliated Services listed below for more information.
ObjectivesFunding of services for seniors and persons with disabilities
Geographic AreaFairfield, Lexington, Newberry, Richland
Intake ProcedurePersons must be enrolled in the Community Choices Waiver. Call the office. A nurse will assess the person's need for nursing home level of care. A Medicaid application will need to be submitted if the person is not already eligible.

*** All referrals must go through Centralized Intake for processing. Call (855)278-1637 or Fax (803)255-8340. Electroinc Referral may be accessed via: ***
Intake RequirementsMedicaid Card, Medical History, Proof of Income
Funded ByState, Federal
Client Information
EligibilityPersons must be eligible for Medicaid, need help with self-care (activities of daily living) due to illness or disability, and need the type of care required in a nursing home, but choose to remain at home.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesFree
Insurance AcceptedMedicaid
Wait List***** There is a waiting list for this waiver.*****
Hours of OperationOffice hours are 8:30am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 17499 Parklane Rd.
Physical Site Address 2Ste. 164
Physical Site City, State, ZipColumbia, SC 29223
Main Phone(803) 741-0826
Other PhoneToll-free: (888) 847-0908
Fax(803) 741-0830
Director Information
Director's NameMs. Stella Kelly
Director's PositionArea Administrator
Affiliated Agency and Services
Affiliated Agency:
Community Long Term Care Area 5, Columbia
This Program: CLTC, Community Choices Home and Community Based Waiver Program, Columbia
Affiliated Services: Adult Day Healthcare
Care Management (Case Management - Service Coordination)
Companion (Sitter)
Food - In-Home
Home Repair/Modification Assistance
Medicaid Waiver Information
Nutritional Supplement Assistance
Personal Emergency Response System (PERS)
Respite Care - Out-of-Home
Skilled Nursing Care