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NCAPPS Awards Second Technical Assistance Cohort

September 27, 2021

The National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS) is pleased to announce the next round of 10 states and territories that will be receiving 100 hours of technical assistance per year for the next two years, starting October 1, 2021: 

  • Alaska – Senior and Disabilities Services
  • Colorado - Department of Health Care Policy & Financing 
  • Delaware - Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities
  • Georgia – Division of Aging Services and Brain and Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission
  • Iowa – Department on Aging
  • Kentucky - Department for Aging and Independent Living
  • North Dakota - Department of Human Services
  • Puerto Rico - División de Servicios a las Personas con Discapacidad Intelectual
  • Utah - Division of Services for People with Disabilities
  • Virginia – Office of Recovery Services, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

NCAPPS is looking forward to supporting these teams to continue to engage in the critically important work of advancing person-centered thinking, planning, and practice.

NCAPPS technical assistance launched in the spring of 2019. With support from NCAPPS and subject matter experts, the first cohort of NCAPPS states have celebrated many achievements, including increased stakeholder engagement, strengthened staff competencies and training, greater leadership buy-in, and long-term sustainability of the progress they have made. Learn more about states activities on the NCAPPS Technical Assistance Page.


NCAPPS prioritizes shared learning and is committed to translating technical assistance efforts into actionable tools that benefit the entire community. Technical assistance activities to date have resulted in the following products that are freely available to all:

NCAPPS wants to connect states, tribes, and territories with information or assistance on person-centered practices. Additionally, NCAPPS invites all  involved in or interested in person-centered systems change to attend their monthly webinar series, participate in upcoming Learning Collaboratives, and stay in touch through social media.

Please email NCAPPS at with inquiries and to sign up for their mailing list.

The National Center on Advancing Person-Centered Practices and Systems (NCAPPS) assists states agencies, tribes, and territories to advance person-centered thinking and practices to support people with disabilities and older adults with long-term service and support needs. NCAPPS is funded by the Administration for Community Living and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, and administered by the Human Services Research Institute (HSRI).

Last modified on 09/27/2021

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