Specialized Recovery Services Program

The program offers specialized support for adults with severe and persistent mental illness, certain diagnosed chronic health conditions, or who are active on a transplant waiting list.  

Eligible individuals receive full Medicaid care and may also receive the following services:

  • Recovery Management: assistance developing a plan of care specific to the individual’s needs
  • Individual Placement and Support (IPS): help finding and keeping a job
  • Peer Support: support from others with similar life experiences

Council on Aging recovery managers provide the care plan and peer support services in a 21-county region. 


Participants must:

  • be at least 21 years old
  • meet income requirements
  • be diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness, or actively on the solid organ or soft tissue transplant waiting list (or previous transplant recipient), or have a diagnosed chronic condition, including certain malignancies, HIV/AIDS or immune deficiencies, end stage renal disease, sickle cell anemia, cystic fibrosis, or hemophilia
  • need help with medical appointments and/or activities of daily living
  • not live in a nursing facility, hospital or similar setting

Specialized Recovery Services Program is administered by the Ohio Department of Medicaid(800) 324-8680 or www.ohiomh.com.

For more information, call the Council on Aging at (513) 721-1025 or (800) 252-0155, Option 2.