Image of a young woman in a wheelchair in front of a flowersOhio’s HOME Choice program transitions eligible Ohioans from institutional settings to home and community-based settings, where they receive services and supports at home and in their communities.

Established in 2008 with a goal of transitioning 2,000 Ohioans, the program has become a national leader in moving people back home. More than 14,500 individuals have enjoyed a new-found independence though HOME Choice.

Who is eligible to participate?

To be eligible for HOME Choice an individual must:

  • Be enrolled in Medicaid
  • Have resided in a long-term care facility for at least 60 consecutive days
  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Have income to sustain community living
  • Participate in a needs assessment and have a need for the program
  • Have care needs that can be adequately met in a community setting

How do I learn more and apply?

Individuals and family members/guardian will work with the long-term care facility and HOME Choice transition staff to apply, discuss options and coordinate services and supports.

Questions about HOME Choice?

Call 1-888-221-1560 or email

HOME Choice Webpage

Or contact the AAA7 Resource Center at 1-800-582-7277 or e-mail