Targeted Case Management

Navigating the state and local systems to find supports can be challenging. Support Coordination is one of the processes that can help you find resources and explore service options. WC Partners offers Targeted Case Management (TCM) services to those who meet state guidelines and eligibility requirements.

What does a Support Coordinator help with?

  • Advocacy in the school or community
  • Information and referrals
  • Resources
  • Identify needs and develop a plan of action
  • Discuss service options and authorizations
  • Updates on service/support changes

Navigating the Process of Support Coordination

  1. Referral Source

    • Advocate group
    • Provider
    • Community member
    • Vocational rehabilitation
    • School
    • First Steps
    • Parent/guardian
    • Self
  2. Point of Entry

    • Springfield Regional Office
      1515 E. Pythian
      PO Box 5030
      Springfield, MO 65801
      Phone: (417) 895-7400
      Fax: (417) 895-7412
  3. Intake Process

    • Initial application (DMH or WC Partners)
    • Screening/Assessment (DMH)
    • Eligibility determination (DMH)
    • SC assignment (WC Partners)
  4. Eligibility Requirements

    • Intellectual disability occurred prior to age 18
    • Any other developmental disability occurred prior to age 22
    • Likely to continue indefinitely
    • Substantial functional limitations
    • Lifelong/extended duration
  5. Support Coordinator Assigned

    • Advocacy / information / referrals
    • Resources
    • Identify needs
    • Develop a plan of action
    • Service authorizations

collage of individuals participating in wc partners events at christmas time and also in painting activities as well as two support coordinators

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