What is a supports broker?
A supports broker is a paid professional or agency that performs a variety of duties to support a person in self-directing services and supports. A support broker can assist a person to exercise budget and employer authority to get the services and supports they need and be as integrally involved in their community as they choose.
The primary areas where a supports broker can assist a person are: employer-related functions, enhancing natural supports, and service and support continuity and maintenance.
Support broker services are optional services and are based on an individual’s need for the service. Here are some specific areas where Brokers can assist:
Support with employer-related duties
Support with enhancing natural supports
Support with service and support continuity and maintenance
For general information on support brokering, please visit this page. For more information on Support Broker Services within Terrapin House, please email Lisa Sportelli firstname.lastname@example.org or David Gates email@example.com or by calling our intake line (484)-506-5146.
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