Welcome to the Community Living Policy Center!

The Community Living Policy Center (CLPC), housed at the Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass., is comprised of passionate professionals working to advance the provision and quality of home- and community-based services for individuals with disabilities in the U.S. The CLPC is funded by a grant from the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

What's Happening at the CLPC:

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Webinar July 25, 2019: Evidence for Money Follows the Person

This webinar follows up on the CLPC published brief "Evidence for the Impact of Money Follows the Person." Experts Carol Irvin, Nicole Jorwic and Steve Kaye review the impact of MFP and weigh in on the future of the program and indicators for success.
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Policy Brief: Evidence for the Impact of Money Follows the Person

Since its inauguration state MFP programs have transitioned more than 90,000 institutional residents back to the community. This brief by Steve Kaye of University of California San Francisco looks at the cost and care benefits of MFP programs, their impact on individual and state outcomes, and their future role in the LTSS landscape.
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The Disability and Aging Collaborative (DAC)


The Disability and Aging Collaborative (DAC) is comprised of 35 major national disability and aging advocacy organizations working together to advance long-term services and support (LTSS) policy and is led by the National Council on Aging (NCOA).