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Get help finding food, jobs, housing and other things you may need.

Foundational Community Supports (FCS) is a new program which offers benefits for supportive housing and supported employment for Medicaid eligible beneficiaries who have complex needs. Amerigroup Washington will work with your housing and employment provider to help you find and maintain a job and stable, independent housing. We will also help you gain the skills to be successful.

Supportive housing

You may qualify for supportive housing if you are chronically homeless, have frequent or long stays in adult residential care or institutions, have frequent changes of in-home caregivers, or have multiple, chronic health conditions.

What is supportive housing?

Ongoing supports, including:

  • Housing assessments
  • Identifying housing resources
  • Support obtaining a lease
  • Independent living skills development
  • Landlord relations
  • Crisis management

Supported employment

You may qualify for supported employment if you are in the Housing and Essential Needs program, experience significant mental illness, substance use disorder or co-occurring conditions, receive long-term services and supports or are 16 or older with a behavioral health condition.

What is supported employment?

Supports include:

  • Vocational/job-related discovery or assessment
  • Planning for employment
  • Job placement, development and coaching
  • Building skills for negotiating with prospective employers

If you have questions or need help, call 1-844-451-2828 (TTY 711) Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time or email FCSTPA@amerigroup.com.


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