HB45 Adult Day Funds

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On January 9, 2024, the Ohio Department of Aging announced the second tranche of funding, totaling $6 million,  to expand Adult Day services in Ohio.

LeadingAge Ohio has been awarded a grant from ODA to offer technical assistance support to successful applicants.

The application deadline is February 2, 2024.

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LeadingAge Ohio and ODA January 12, 2024 informational session:

ODA HB45 Webpage with FAQ

ODA Program Guidance Document

Who may apply for funds?

  • Qualified organizations seeking to become adult day service providers.
  • Existing adult day service providers seeking to expand their service. 

What can funds be used for?

New adult day service providers or those re-entering the market:

  • Equipment
  • Supplies
  • Start-up fees
  • Infrastructure modifications required for initial operations

Existing adult day service providers:

  • Enhanced delivery by adding new benefits not previously offered
  • Support for long -term sustainment in the industry, such as
    • equipment or facility upgrades to accommodate a larger capacity served,
    • technology implementation, and
    • other efficiency efforts.

Providers can also use funds to recruit and retain a qualified workforce – including through means such as offering current staff a retention bonus, offering new staff a hiring bonus, hiring new direct care workers, and recruiting new direct care workers.

Additional Information

Reference the program guidance document and the ODA website for specifics on funding and additional FAQs. Contact LeadingAge Ohio's Randi Hamill at rhamill@leadingageohio.org with questions. Need assistance? Bring your questions to LeadingAge Ohio's virtual office hours Fridays from 11AM to 12PM.


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Susan Wallace, MSW, LSW

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