Persons who are Elderly, Blind, and Disabled Waiver (EBD)

Ages 18 and older

Allows adults (65 and older) who are blind or have a functional impairment or adults (18 to 64 years old) who are blind, physically disabled, or have a diagnosis of HIV or AIDS to receive home and community-based care as an alternative to care in a nursing facility.



Qualifying for EBD Medicaid Waiver services

  • Must be 18 years old or older
  • Require long-term services or supports similar to what is provided in a nursing facility
  • For individuals ages 18-64, have a diagnosis of blindness, HIV or AIDS, or be physically disabled.  For individuals 65 years and older, have been determined to have a significant functional impairment
  • Meet financial determination requirements as outlined in the Colorado Code of Regulations and as determined by your local Department of Human Services (DHS)


Available EBD Waiver Services
Adult Day Services
Alternative Care Facilities
Home Delivered Meals
Home Modification
Homemaker services
In-Home Support Services (IHSS)
Life Skills Training
Medication Reminder
Non-medical Transportation
Peer Mentorship
Personal Care
Personal Emergency Response System
Remote Supports
Respite Care
Specialized Medical Equipment and Supplies
Transition Set Up
Consumer Directed Attendant Support Services (CDASS)

Visit the Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing website for the most up-to-date information on the EBD Waiver.

Need to contact our Intake and Enrollment Team?

To learn more about eligibility for any of the programs and services offered at Foothills Gateway, Inc., please contact us at intaketeam@foothillsgateway.org.