Thriving in Life: Daisy’s Self-Directed Support

The Lee family has four children and their second oldest, Daisy, uses Lifeworks Fiscal Management Services (FMS) for processing Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) – authorized funding that covers staffing, goods, and services for people who want to manage their own support. Daisy’s investment in her passions has led her to build strong relationships and […]

Financial Management Service Transition: Fiscal Support Team Offers Expert-Led Sessions for DHS Changes

The Situation: This past October, the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS) announced its intent to move from Fiscal Support Entity (FSE) services to Financial Management Services (FMS) affecting individuals who use Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) and the Consumer Support Grant (CSG). DHS set a deadline of March 31, 2019 for all FMS providers […]

Lifeworks Day at the Capitol

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Lifeworks hosted Day at the Capitol with the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, a non-profit coalition of organizations focused on improving the lives of those that we serve. Self-advocates, parents, family members, and allies gathered in St. Paul to bring attention to legislative priorities that impact individuals with disabilities […]