Q: What is a difficulty of care stipend?

A: Is a tax exempt payment made to persons under contract to provide residential supports to persons with developmental disabilities.

Q: How will a difficulty of care stipend affect my SSDI or SSI or health insurance?

Q: Do I receive mileage reimbursement?

Q: Am I eligible for Agency benefits?

Q: Do I have to own a home?

Q: Does the person need to have their own room or can they share?

Q: My house is not handicapped accessible; is that ok?

Q: What will be my responsibilities as a home provider?

Q: Is it all right to have kids and pets?

Q: What is respite?