Children’s Habilitation Residential Program Waiver

Ages 3 - 21 yrs.

The Children’s Habilitation Residential Program Waiver offers services for youth under 21 years old with a developmental or intellectual disability and very high needs.

Childrens Habilitation Residential Program Waiver

For more information about the CHRP Waiver, please visit:

Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing – CHRP Waiver

To be eligible for services, children in this program...

  1. Are less than 21 years of age
  2. Have been determined to have a developmental disability which includes developmental delay if under five years of age;
  3. Meet the intermediate care facility for people with developmental disabilities level of care as outlined in state and federal regulations;
  4. Have intensive behavioral or medical support needs that put them at risk or in need of out-of-home placement.
  5. Meet the Health First Colorado financial determination for Long-Term Services and Supports eligibility.
  6. Financial determination requirements are outlined in the Colorado Code of Regulations 10 CCR 2505-10, Section 8.100.

*For more information about Supports, please visit our Helpful Tools section.

Services & Supports

  • Community Connection Services
  • Habilitation Services, which can include:
    • Cognitive Services
    • Communication Services
    • Emergency Assistance Training
    • Independent Living Training
    • Personal Care Services
    • Self-Advocacy Training
    • Supervision Services
    • Travel Services
  • Hippotherapy
  • Intensive Support Services
  • MassageMovement Therapy
  • Respite Services
  • Transition Support Services

* Services are not billed separately but under the habilitation services covered and are part of residential services

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For helpful guides and information about our services, please visit our Helpful Tools page