Essential community supports

Essential Community Supports are community-based services for people who do not meet nursing facility level of care (NF LOC) criteria and who meet financial eligibility criteria for the Alternative Care Program.

The Essential Community Supports program may be available to you if you need services to live in the community and meet certain eligibility rules. It is designed for people who do not need the level of care provided in a nursing home. You may qualify for up to $424 a month for services and supports.

Essential Community Supports program information

Request a MnCHOICES assessment to learn if this program is right for you