The Ligas v. Hamos lawsuit was filed on July 28, 2005, on behalf of adults with developmental disabilities living in private, State-funded Intermediate Care Facilities for Persons with Developmental Disabilities (ICFs/DD) who want to move to community-based services or settings and on behalf of adults with developmental disabilities living at home who want community-based services or settings. In June 15, 2011, the Ligas v. Hamos Consent Decree was approved by the Court. For more information, see Overview of the Ligas Consent Decree.
Becoming A Ligas Class Member
Waiting List (PUNS)
Categories of Need for Services:
We receive questions from providers and potential providers about the need for new development. We estimate that we will be expanding our Waiver capacity by at least 20%. To do this, existing providers need to expand services and new providers need to enroll under the Waiver. To learn more about becoming a provider, or expanding to new programs, please visit:
This page is not intended as a sole source for information, but only to serve as information for a basic understanding of the Ligas Consent Decree. Please see the Consent Decree (pdf) or Ligas Implementation Plan and a detailed explanation of rights and requirements under Ligas.